Some things are too valuable to be assigned meaningful prices. Rather than asking the impossible question of what the ocean itself is worth, a new study asks what ocean-related costs could be avoided by rapidly cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
If capitalism had been established in one small society in a small area it would consume itself in its unsustainability and cease to exist. But it is inherently global, and this is the problem.
Feminist writer Eleanor J. Bader says new book by Ian Angus and Simon Butler is “a clear and convincing challenge to the idea of population control as political necessity”
At the 6th World Water Forum, Canada’s government successfully undermined the UN-recognized human right to water, and supported efforts by multinational water corporations to promote the privatization of water
Report projects an average temperature rise in Australia of 1 to 5°C by 2070, long-term drying over southern and eastern Australia and an increase in extreme weather events such as severe floods, droughts and extreme cyclones.
True generosity consists precisely in fighting to destroy the causes which nourish false charity. False charity constrains the fearful and subdued, the “rejects of life,” to extend their trembling hands.
Video: What does massive environmental devastation look like? In this powerful and moving presentation, photographer Garth Lenz shows the world’s largest and most destructive industrial project and shares his stunning photos of the ecosystems and human communities that are under attack…
Need proof of global warming? Ice cover on the Great Lakes fell nearly three-quarters between 1973 and 2010.
A bloody struggle in Central America shows how schemes supposedly designed to offset carbon emissions can destroy lives and livelihoods in the world’s poorest countries.
Today we launch an upgraded and completely redesigned Climate & Capitalism. I’m very excited about the transformation, which is part of the alliance with Monthly Review that was announced
[Quotes and Insights #28] “The continuation of hunger in the modern world is not the result of an intractable problem thwarting our best efforts to feed people. Rather, agriculture in the capitalist world is directly concerned with profit and only indirectly with feeding people. “Similarly, the organization of health care is directly an economic enterprise […]
[Quotes and Insights #27] Since there is no way to increase the capacity of the environment to bear the burdens placed on it, it follows that the adjustment must come entirely from the other side of the equation. And since the disequilibrium has already reached dangerous proportions, it also follows that what is essential for […]