Climate & Capitalism will resume publication on October 1, 2018.
Author Archive | Ian Angus
Some environmentalists want both nuclear power and renewables. Richard Seymour says that’s an evasion. We must choose, and the choice isn’t easy.
New books for reds and greens. Three centuries of factories; Holland in the Little Ice Age; Thinking in deep time; Horizontal Gene Transfer; The physics of evolution
How a giant industry that plunders the seas for tiny fish is reinforcing unsustainable industrial agriculture
New research: Each one degree rise in global temperature will increase insect-driven losses to rice, corn and wheat crops by 10 to 25 percent
The ecological insights of degrowth theory are undermined by blindspots about renewability, agriculture, unalienated labor, and the power of our enemies
On the precipice of disaster, we have vast numbers of potential allies. All our differences pale next to the overwhelming urgency of our common task.
Geoengineering is a political technology, part of institutional apparatus that is preventing effective climate action and delaying structural change
A radical biologist replies to an ecomodernist who ignores the social roots of environmental crises
In ‘Energy: A Human History,’ Richard Rhodes trivializes the dangers of nuclear power and plunges into the abyss of ecomodernist technobabble.
We need hundreds of millions of people to mobilize in an independent, revolutionary campaign to reconstitute global production and consumption.
‘Unbridled greed, denuding of forest land, illegal construction, destruction of natural water systems, and mismanagement of dams, have all played a huge part.’
Six new books for reds & greens. Marxist History of Capitalism. Superbugs. Rising Oceans. Capitalism in Critical Theory. Food Bank Nations. American Oligarchy
People running big corporations—indeed, those running businesses of all sizes—seek to maximize profits not because they are misguided, but because that’s their job in a capitalist economy.
A call for public discussion of the role of deindustrialization in building an alternative to the catastrophic course of 21st century capitalism.
Can the global climate be stabilized before runaway change creates conditions that are too hot for human civilization and deadly for most species?
“At the federal level there is a climate information vacuum of truth and at the state level there is no action.”
The wealthier they are, the more they fear that others will try to take their wealth. No wonder the super-rich are building bunkers to escape the apocalypse.
Reborn organization and magazine will combine writing on scientific issues, building a network of radical scientists, and acting for social justice
It’s official: 2017 was the third-warmest year on record, and the hottest non-El Niño year. Greenhouse gases hit record highs and sea levels kept on rising