How can climate justice activists stop capitalism’s drive to catastrophe? The author of Fossil Capital considers lessons from past revolutions and proposes an action program for today.
Turkish socialist describes growing understanding that Marx’s ideas on ecology are important, and that the oppression of labor, women and oppressed peoples is not separate from the crisis of nature and ecosystems
Éric Pineault’s preface to the French edition of Facing the Anthropocene: “Ian Angus offers a critique of capitalist modernity based on a vision of liberation shaped by the recognition of substantial and real ecological limits”
Andreas Malm’s powerful critique of current environmental philosophies puts historical materialism and cutting-edge science at the center of a call for militant action
The author of Marx and Nature evaluates and introduces an important new book on the deep connections between natural science and political economy in Marx’s work
The 109 articles we published in Climate & Capitalism in 2017 were read by more people than ever before. These were the most popular …
“This necessary book details the full spectrum of environmental issues facing us today, demonstrates their scientific and political causes, and delivers a sobering warning”
C&C begins the new year with an extensive interview with John Bellamy Foster, editor of Monthly Review, about the need to fight for a revolutionary ecosocialist alternative to the profit-driven world capitalist system.
Six new books on democratic eco-socialism, war and the environment, genes and intelligence, climate change and the Roman Empire, the little ice age in North America, and views of the Anthropocene
In ‘A Redder Shade of Green,’ did Ian Angus unfairly criticize people who believe overpopulation is a major environmental problem?
As the great American labor organizer and socialist Mary Harris ‘Mother’ Jones said: “Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.”
The editor of Monthly Review responds to ‘socialists’ who view the environmental crisis as a problem of technology, not a fundamental rift in society’s relationship with nature.
Kohei Saito, Ian Angus, Fred Magdoff and Chris Williams offer powerful, historically grounded arguments and a way forward for society and the earth
Six new books on Marx’s ecosocialist views, climate change and health, theory and action, inevitability versus contingency in evolution, new politics, and the meaning of Capital
Ian Angus challenges a left-wing magazine that promotes geoengineering, nuclear power, carbon storage and other techno-fixes as solutions to climate change.
Climate & Capitalism readers David Schwartzman and David Walters respond to criticism of Jacobin magazine’s special issue on climate change.
HELP WANTED: What books would you include on basic and advanced reading lists for red-greens and green-reds?
In ‘Facing the Anthropocene’ Ian Angus shows that the earth system crisis originated in specific developments in late capitalism arising out of WWII. He also tells us who our enemies are.
The authors’ command of ecology is not limited to Marx’s concept of metabolic rift. They lay out the facts of the eco-crisis and potential cures, minus cant and jargon.
Fred Magdoff: “Decisions made about production and consumption will emphasize on positive effects on humans and the health of the broader environment, rather than the profits and wealth of a few”