Corporations and the Pentagon have transformed science from a creative force for human advancement into its destructive and antihuman opposite.
Archive | October, 2018
UN report says polluted air is poisoning millions of children. In 2016 alone, 600,000 children under 15 died from infections caused by polluted air.
In ‘Climate Justice,’ grassroots activists from around the world, mostly women, tell their stories. A powerful and compassionate book.
In past warming events, atmospheric CO2 rose too fast for many species to adapt. Today it is rising 10 times faster than at any time in 66 million years.
Can the Working Class Change the World? Plagues and the Paradox of Progress. Fishing and Civilization. History of Fossil Fuel. Monopoly Seeds and the Fight to Save Food
An important work of Marxist history and theory restores class struggle to central place in explaining how capitalism arose and grew, and can eventually be overcome
137 words and two graphs. A climate scientist demolishes the world’s leading climate science denier
Implicitly challenging the weak 2016 Paris Agreement, scientists say climate change is part of the broader global emergency and any responses must reflect that.
Plastic pollution is now reaching some of the most remote areas of Earth. Scientists find 100 times more plastic debris on isolated South Atlantic islands than 30 years ago.
Major report finds that global climate outlook is far worse than previously thought; calls for immediate and sweeping change to prevent catastrophe
Proposals to remove all humans from half of the Earth ignore the root causes of the biodiversity crisis and undermine progressive struggles for social justice.
New books: Essays for Richard Levins … The Earth is not for Sale … Defending Howard Zinn … The Rise of Capitalism … Degrowth … Climate Justice … Below Freezing