Mark your calendars: Ian Angus speaks on ‘Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System,’ at public meetings in Vancouver, Toronto, and Ottawa
Key conclusion of Anthropocene Working Group report to Geological Congress: the ‘Great Acceleration’ in the second half of the 20th century marked the end of the Holocene and the beginning of a new geological epoch.
C&C will be taking a break while Ian Angus speaks at ecosocialist meetings in seven Australian cities, and launches his new book at the Socialism for the 21st Century conference in Sydney.
Report from Paris: Thousands of scientists meet to review what we now know about climate change science and what can be done to prevent catastrophe
Naomi Klein and Cardinal Peter Turkson are set to head a prominent climate change conference at the Vatican.
The G7 Summit set a political trap for climate activists — and some NGOs fell right in, declaring a victory that didn’t happen.
Clive Hamilton sums up four misinterpretations that minimize the threat that the Anthropocene poses to humanity and the Earth
200 trade unionists from around the world will meet in Paris in September to plan action against climate change
Final declaration of the 6th Congress of countryside organizations affiliated with La Via Campesina, held April 10-16, 2015, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Despite making powerful criticisms of multinational mining corporations, an NGO-organized conference in Cape Town ignored essential links with related struggles
Real solutions will not come from the industrial model. Agroecology is a key form of resistance to an economic system that puts profit before life.
Break the power of food corporations. Establish a constitutional right to food. Build food sovereignty from below, based on small scale farming and agroecology, not industrial agriculture
System Change Not Climate Change! There’s still time to register, particularly if you would like to participate by phone/Internet.
Outside the scandalous UN meeting in Lima, an unofficial international assembly met to plan global resistance to capitalism and fight for a model of life in harmony with Nature and Mother Earth.
Video: Ian Angus argues for a movement based on socialist and ecological principles, to save humanity and the rest of nature from capitalist ecocide.
‘Only we can save the source of life and society: Mother Earth. Our planet is under a death threat from predatory and insane capitalism. Another world is not only possible, it is indispensable, because otherwise, no world will be possible.’
Video: Jonathan Neale, author of Stop Global Warming: Change the World, explains what needs to be done to stop emissions — and why a socialist vision is the essential first step
Call For Papers: Climate change stream at the Eleventh London Historical Materialism Conference, November 2014
System Change Not Climate Change adopts plans to reach out to other groups, strengthen environmental activism, and work with capitalism’s victims
Representatives from 22 left and green parties met January 19 to discuss launching a European ecosocialist network.