When it comes to explaining destructive growth, many green writers confuse cause and effect
Archive | December, 2014
The fall in oil prices exposes the absurdity of tar sands economics and the need for green job alternatives to both the economic and the climate crisis.
In referendum, 74% of Swiss voters reject eco-nationalist call for immigration limits and third world population control
Vandana Shiva replies to New Yorker magazine; Securing forests, securing rights; GMO contamination; Cost of climate change adaptation rises; Ecological civilization debate in China
“A remarkably well-documented book that debunks this overpopulation myth.” —Serge Mongeau’s preface to Une planète trop peuplée?, in English and French
ALBA backs Bolivian call for international assembly of social movements in 2015; Evo Morales urges “a climate agreement for life, not business and capitalist commercialism”
These Climate & Capitalism articles, both new and old, attracted the most readers in 2014 …
Behold, the efficiency of capitalism …
The result of the Lima conference was yet another decision that weakens international climate rules, fails the planet, and threatens humanity’s future.
The giant corporations responsible for the climate crisis are also reaping immense profits from the destruction they cause in the poorest communities
Around the world, giant agribusinesses are displacing the most productive farms. Only by returning land to small farmers can we feed the world’s hungry.
Brian Tokar analyses the climate crisis and offers solutions framed by Murray Bookchin’s Social Ecology theory
Work and ecological justice; Nuclear in Bolivia; Indigenous voices on Peruvian deforestation; Renewables are not enough; Carbon trading or regulation?
Choice, not control: Global aid organization says environmentally-motivated birth control programs undermine women’s rights, and don’t protect the earth
This is a movement of hope, a new militant social movement against fossil fuels. It is no longer an environmental battle but a harsh cry for climate justice.
Paul Street: A shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy is technically achievable. The barriers are economic, social and political.
Are the authors of ‘This Changes Everything’ and ‘Marx’s Ecology’ undermining the fight for radical social and environmental change?
At COP20, the global labor federation calls for decisive climate action to keep warming below 2 degrees, promote equality and defend workers’ rights
B.C. ecosocialists appeal for a cross-Canada labour climate caucus to campaign against climate catastrophe and growing threats to community safety
The definitive ecosocialist response to overpopulation myths is now available in a French-language edition.