Barry Sheppard: Toxic spills in two West Virginia rivers show that the capitalist system itself is an enemy of the natural environment humanity depends on
While Obama talks of a clean, green future, America’s oil and coal corporations are racing to position the country as the planet’s top dirty-energy dealer.
A list of the world’s 100 ‘most sustainable companies’ is packed with firms that profit from trashing the planet and are driving us toward climate disaster.
The company that poisoned West Virginia’s drinking water decided that public health was less important than its bottom line, while politicians stood by.
The Anthropocene epoch requires us to rage against the few anthropods who are making a killing off of the extraction and burning of fossil fuels at the expense of the human race.
Industry-funded research at one of Canada’s largest universities has been used to cover up the overwhelming scientific evidence that asbestos is deadly
Some Canadian environmentalists are blaming this ecological nightmare on foreign investors. Their analysis is both mistaken and dangerous: the tar sands are firmly in Canadian hands, and those hands are very dirty.
Greenpeace explains why the petro-giant’s Arctic adventure is an environmental disaster waiting to happen.
The cynical thoughts of an ecovandal
Women working in the Canadian automotive plastics industry are almost five times as likely to develop breast cancer as women working elsewhere
These nuclear corporations helped to destroy a town and its people. They left behind contaminated land and water and sick and dead residents … and now they are attacking the victims
Walmart spends millions claiming to be green. It lies.
The mining giant lied more than 20,000 times
Corporate media, which ought to be sounding the alarm, continues to deny or minimize the danger of climate catastrophe. Greens and lefts must build independent alternatives.
From the archives: “We must build a movement which can combat pollution not only on the street and in the factories, but in solidarity with every other struggle against the ruling class.”
“It’s just another form of genocide. When it comes to Indians, they don’t give a shit. All they like to do is take, take, take, and destroy.”
On July 25, 45 tonnes of copper concentrate slurry spilled from a pipeline Santa Rosa de Cajacuy, dousing the village with a witch’s brew of toxic dust and sludge.
Leaked documents show that soldiers, militants and mercenaries receive millions from Shell, while impoverished local residents are routinely killed, tortured or expelled.
Video exposes Enbridge’s grossly misleading account of the route tankers will take if the Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline is built
Gas or bitumen or … (oops!)