The outcome of the latest UN climate negotiations is a page of bold promises, stirring calls, and grand statements, woefully empty of anything actionable.
Susan George: We are faced with determined adversaries who care nothing about human rights or climate change. They only want a world in which they can make endless amounts of money using all available resources, no matter what the costs to nature and to human life.
VIDEO: Andreas Malm, author of Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming, speaks to the Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Group in London.
Food sovereignty offers a strategy for social mobilization that confronts rural disintegration while addressing environmental crises.
Ian Angus and John Riddell argue that using the Leap Manifesto as the basis for building a new socialist movement in Canada must include confronting the climate crisis and the power of Big Oil.
How will future geologists recognize the beginning of the Anthropocene in rock records? Quite possibly by an unprecedented accumulation of fossilized trash.
British Columbia’s carbon tax has been held up as a climate success, but an analysis of the province’s emissions under the tax tells another story.
A three-week discussion of ‘The World in 2050: Imagining and Creating Just Climate Futures’ has begun on a computer screen near you.
‘Ian Angus’s distinctive contribution is to underscore, with his geologically grounded perspective, the need to combine immediate measures of relief with a long-term agenda of transformation.’
“The pace and scale of ecological degradation we confront today is unfathomable without understanding the legacy and persistent realities of ecological imperialism.”
‘Like latter-day wizardry, corporate risk calculations suggest that markets and capital can, not only control the natural world, but somehow anticipate it’