In “Economics After Capitalism: A Guide to the Ruins & a Road to the Future,” ecosocialist Derek Wall offers an insightful overview of non-orthodox economics, from Social Credit to Marxism to Elinor Ostrom.
On the Papal Encyclical; Peoples power in Venezuela; Marxism & Ecology; Alternatives to neoliberalism; Top 10 climate events; Trade unions and climate justice; New Mexico’s last wild river; Climate insurgency after Paris
The first draft of history: An annotated guide to thirty-four of the best articles on the COP21 Paris Agreement on climate change.
There are now 2,064 articles on the Climate & Capitalism website. These are the most-read of 2015, and the most-read since 2007. How many have you read?
Interview with Climate & Capitalism editor: The environmental question is the most important problem that we face in the 21st century: If we don’t recognize its centrality, our politics will be irrelevant.
A new video by Suhail Ilyas: The growing strength of the climate movement around the world gives us great hope, but only a revolution can save the world for future generations.
Capitalism’s infrastructure, which is designed to dominate nature, cannot simply be taken over and used for an ecological transformation. Only a complete, root-and-branch change will do the job.
Five new books for green-lefts and left-greens … two on capitalism and environmental destruction, and three on the Anthropocene
An important new essay by John Bellamy Foster initiates a public discussion on Marxism’s role in preventing a global environmental catastrophe
Method in Ecological Marxism; Naomi Klein interview; Shell in the Arctic; Oil-Sands Glut; Human impact on forests; Finance and the biosphere; Honeybees
Fourth International: There is no choice between climate emergency and social justice; it is one and the same struggle.
Three new books by ecosocialist Derek Wall … The commons in history … The sustainable economics of Elinor Ostrom … Economics after capitalism
Forget the ‘tragedy of the commons.’ The real cause of environmental crises is a system that commodifies nature and values profit above life itself
Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly (more or less) in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission
A forgotten comment by a noted Marxist, on our collective responsibility to preserve natural wealth so that future generations can survive and flower.
Ian Angus says the charge that Anthropocene scholars blame all of humanity for the actions of a small minority simply doesn’t hold water.
Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission.
Despite making powerful criticisms of multinational mining corporations, an NGO-organized conference in Cape Town ignored essential links with related struggles
If this book arms people with the information they need to convince more people to join the struggle to save the earth from capitalism, then it will have done its job.
Essential reading for ecosocialists. Paul Burkett shows that humanity’s relationship to nature is central to Marx’s critique of capitalism and vision of socialism.