One million climate jobs; Trade union strategy against climate change; Natural gas won’t curb carbon emissions; Turkish translation of Marxism & Ecology
Archive | September, 2014
A People’s Climate March organizer reflects on the march’s successes and missed opportunities, and sees a movement on the verge of a new beginning.
Contrary to the critics of ‘catastrophism,’ building an effective counterforce to the multiple crises we face requires us to get apocalyptic.
Leftish criticisms of the Peoples Climate March fail to understand the role of mass demonstrations in building movements and radicalizing participants.
Patrick Bond: Radicals who saw the Peoples Climate March as pro-capitalist missed the point. The action showed growing grassroots support for real change.
‘Capitalism, a global system that puts profits before people, has brought us to the brink of a climate-induced catastrophe that can destroy humanity.’
La Via Campesina says the UN proposal will increase the vulnerability of peasants and small producers, pushing them further into debt and dependency.
The normally-conservative IPCC gives us eight reasons to make action against climate change a top priority.
The science is definitive. The dangers are real and increasingly obvious. So why is there so little action to stop catastrophic climate change?
The largest climate justice march ever is set for Sept. 21 in New York. Ecosocialist Chris Williams discusses how the climate movement can succeed.
It’s made from all natural ingredients, but watch for side effects …
Many greens blame consumer choices and lifestyles for the global crisis. This blames the victims, while ignoring the real environmental criminals.
In 2013 carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increased at the fastest rate for nearly 30 years, reaching 142% of the pre-industrial era.
‘The Ecological Footprint’ shows that industrial meat production increases inequality, overuses land and water, and contributes massively to global warming. Tony Weis The Ecological Hoofprint: The global burden of industrial livestock (Zed Books, 2013) reviewed by Gabriel Levy The rapid expansion of world meat consumption is (1) an indication that more people are getting better fed, […]
Global poverty is much worse than the UN’s spin doctored story. The global poverty headcount has increased, and the triumphalist narrative is a lie.
Non-stop warming from now on; Choking the oceans with plastic; Leaked IPCC report warns of irreversible impacts; Global warming pause is a myth
One of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in U.S. history is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion. Louisiana is sinking, fast.