Joel Kovel writes in the June issue of the quarterly journal Capitalism Nature Socialism:
With this issue Capitalism Nature Socialism no longer calls itself an “international red-green journal of theory and politics,” but a “journal of ecosocialism.” We are not so foolish as to think this means that ecosocialism is substantially nearer than it was a few months ago, or even that the term is ready for definition. But the challenge of putting it into being seems more urgent with each piece of news about our planet’s disintegrating ecosystems, each manifestation of capital’s feckless power. The word comes up more and more in everyday discourse, and has even acquired a Wikipedia page, if not yet space in official dictionaries. It seems proper, then, for a journal to dedicate itself to its realization. Ecosocialism is a notion whose time must come if we are to save our species and innumerable others; it is a concept that needs a forum within which to take shape; and so Capitalism Nature Socialism is proud to offer itself as the servant of ecosocialist transformation.