Fourth International: There is no choice between climate emergency and social justice; it is one and the same struggle.
Archive | September, 2015
“The effects of climate change are being felt today, and future projections represent a potentially catastrophic risk to human health.”
Large corporations get away with ecocidal behaviour by obscuring the link between endless economic growth and environmental destruction
Crisis in global oceans; No one ready for next Katrina; Debunking the climate hiatus; Industrial working class matters; Exxon knew the truth; Keep fuel in ground to save Antarctic ice
Australian anti-fracking activist calls for ‘movement of movements’ around concrete demands in November 29 People’s Climate Marches
Before the word ‘ecosocialism’ existed, the co-editor of Monthly Review was discussing ecosocialist ideas.
Climate negotiations resume soon in Paris. John Foran argues that the best outcome of COP21 may be no agreement at all.
If greenhouse gas emissions aren’t stopped soon, unprecedented and deadly heat waves will become the new normal in most of the world.
Film – The cross of the moment; People’s conference on climate change; Dissent in Bolivia; Fossil fuel vs Antarctic ice; COP 21 a summit of lies; Climate change and Hurricane Katrina
Ian Angus: “Socialists cannot ignore a change of this magnitude, or treat it as just one aspect of our program. In our time, understanding and responding to the Anthropocene must be at the top of the socialist agenda.”
Video: The author of ‘This Changes Everything’ speaking at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia, September 5, 2015
Under the latest greenhouse gas emission targets, it will be impossible to keep warming under 2°. The worst offenders include Australia, Canada, Japan, and Russia.
A temperature increase of less than one degree has already disrupted the global climate system, and this is only the beginning. Will the Anthropocene bring a totally new climate regime?
Six new books for greens and lefts: Gender equality and sustainable development; Diet of austerity; Disaster profiteers; Climate change and poverty; Ecological economics for Anthropocene; The 1% and the rest of us