Interview: How laborers, sharecroppers, and tenant farmers have united to block construction of the giant El Quimbo Dam, a multinational project that would destroy the homes and livelihoods of hundreds of peasant families in southern Colombia.
Artificial demand for biofuels is undermining the right to food, causing significant increases in food insecurity, malnutrition, and land-grabbing. European and North American governments must end policies that undermine food by promoting biofuels
Should radical environmentalists focus on national campaigns, or on local community actions, or both? Sasha Ross of EarthFirst! replies to Chris Williams’ article on Strategy and Tactics in Environmental Movement, and Chris Williams responds. Join the discussion …
The co-author of What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism makes the case for radical social and economic change as the only to stop the drive towards planetary destruction
The stock market’s non-response to the IPCC report on climate change exposes the inability of capitalists to address or even worry about the climate crisis
C&C will have much more to say about this important report. For now, here’s a quick summary of the key messages.
A recent interview with Naomi Klein has sparked a furious debate amongst activists on the right and left of the North American environmental movement. Chris Williams examines the critical issues involved, and their implications for the future of the movement as a whole, and of its growing ecosocialist wing in particular.
Audio: The co-author of “What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism” explains the root causes of today’s global climate crisis
The term oil sands was invented by public relations flacks, to divert attention from just how dirty the Alberta bitumen deposits are. Andrew Nikiforuk explains why tar sands is the right name.
Dealing in Doubt: how fossil fuel interests use the tobacco industry’s playbook to manufacture disinformation designed to confuse the public and stifle action to address climate change.
An appropriate and principled framework for bringing all varieties of ecosocialists together in action against capitalist ecocide and for a just world.
“This is a green labour revolution I’m talking about. An epic vision of healing our country from the ravages of the last 30 years of neoliberalism and healing the planet in the process.”
A recent book claims activists who warn that the world faces environmental catastrophe are doing more harm than good. A new essay by Ian Angus explains why that claim is wrong.
Video of meeting to protest Enbridge’s tar sand pipeline, organized by Toronto East End Against Line 9, August 25, 2013
Oil-by-rail should be banned for safety reasons, but the explosion also adds to the argument for an urgent, emergency shift away from the extraction and burning of fossil fuels.
These talking points, prepared by the Council of Canadians, provide clear and pointed answers to TransCanada’s lies, damned lies, and pipeline promotion spin.
African small farmers denounce genetically modified seeds, agro-chemicals, resource grabs and laws that prevent them from freely using, sharing or selling their seed.
People whose water, air and homes are endangered by Enbridge Line 9 have been refused the right to testify. We’re fighting back anyway.
Environmental group finds carcinogen levels in Chaudiere River are now are nearly 400,000 times higher than the legal limit.
The US government report that minimized pipeline environmental impact was drafted by consultants who also work for TransCanada and the American Petroleum Institute.