China’s one-child policy not gone yet; Black carbon worse than thought; Pollution and poverty in West Virginia; Millions of hectares of land degrading
Archive | January, 2014
Derek Wall reviews an ‘essential resource for everyone engaged in fighting the fracking menace’
Pete Seeger sings an ecosocialist song, written before the word existed.
Ian Angus reviews two books that predict demographic disaster. One says there are too many babies, the other says there aren’t enough.
A draft of the IPCC’s next report has been leaked. As well as well-known warnings, it gives new stress to the transfer of northern emissions to the South.
Representatives from 22 left and green parties met January 19 to discuss launching a European ecosocialist network.
The company that poisoned West Virginia’s drinking water decided that public health was less important than its bottom line, while politicians stood by.
Extreme weather and rising oceans, driven by rich country emissions, threaten to destroy Bangladesh’s remarkable social gains.
The Harper government is closing libraries, trashing documents and firing thousands of scientists — while handing out billions to oil companies
“How will history judge us if we watch the threat unfold before our eyes, but fail to communicate the urgency of acting to avert potential disaster?”
An ecosocialist passes …
Weather disasters … El Nino … Toxic ignorance … Food and hunger
A 3-part study group on Chris Williams’ book Ecology and Socialism begins Jan.26 in Toronto.
The case for genetically modified foods is pure hype. Agriculture really needs different ways of farming and marketing and different people in charge.
Farming with antibiotics; Climate change and African agriculture; Fakethrough journalism and GMOs; The left and environmentalism
300+ groups write: “It is simply not feasible for nuclear power to be a part of a sustainable, safe and affordable future for humankind.”
Green Bans, Red Union: How a militant union and green activists united to stop anti-environmental development in Australia
To prevent catastrophic climate change, Britain’s top experts call for emissions cuts that require “revolutionary change to the political and economic hegemony”
Book Review: Marxist class analysis can answer many of the questions raised by ecological economists, and ecological economics can enrich Marxism
Finally! One of the two most important books on Marxism and ecology is coming soon in paperback