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.
A 3-part study group on Chris Williams’ book Ecology and Socialism begins Jan.26 in Toronto.
To prevent catastrophic climate change, Britain’s top experts call for emissions cuts that require “revolutionary change to the political and economic hegemony”
“Ecosocialism, meaning socioecological transformation, is a new synthesis to face the challenge of both social and environmental crisis, which have the same roots”
Video of talks and discussion at a public forum on “Strategies to Stop Climate Change” hosted by the Vancouver Ecosocialist Group, in Vancouver, BC, on December 3
Video from Ecosocialism 2013: Ideas for action, held in Manchester, UK, on October 15, 2013
Well-attended meeting marks a step forward for the growing coalition for System Change Not Climate Change
Ian Angus: “Piping tar sands crude over an aquifer rated ‘Highly Vulnerable’ is a reckless plan that threatens the water we all need.”
How to promote a pipeline protest
Video of meeting to protest Enbridge’s tar sand pipeline, organized by Toronto East End Against Line 9, August 25, 2013
Video: Ian Angus, interviewed in Lisbon in 2010
On June 10-12, Ecuador’s National Institute of Advanced Studies (IAEN, Spanish acronym) held an international symposium on Crisis of civilization, ecosocialism and ‘buen vivir’ . (“Buen Vivir” is usually translated as “living well,” but its meaning is closer to “living appropriately.”) Over three days, the participants debated among themselves and discussed issues with the organizers and government representatives, […]
June 8 2013: conference will bring together scientists, unionists and environmentalists to discuss fighting to stop global warming and create jobs.
Seven more videos of talks at the Ecosocialism conference in New York City, April 20, have been posted on the Ecosocialist Contingent website.
On opposite sides of the world, two important activist conferences
Recordings of ecosocialist talks: Environmental justice; Indigenous rights; Lessons from Sandy; Tar sands & fracking; Fossil fuel divestment; Market approaches; Green left history
“A resounding success!” Participants report on a major step forward for anti-capitalist organizing in the environmental movement.
Line 9 protest organizers build community support for grassroots fight against local pollution, tar sands, and global warming
For a more collaborative left that can grow into something powerful enough to push the climate justice movement toward revolutionary conclusions.