Nnimmo Bassey: Africa will face calamitous roasting unless radical social and ecological transformation starts soon
Author Archive | Ian Angus
Existing emission policies will not harm oil and gas profits. They also won’t stop global warming from rising to globally destructive levels
African journal interviews John Molyneux, a founder of the new Global Ecosocialist Network, on the challenges before ecosocialists today.
“A new phase in humanity’s relationship with the biosphere, where the ocean is not only crucial but is being fundamentally changed”
Joint Cuba-U.S. study finds sustainable agriculture in Cuba keeps river pollution far below levels in U.S. waterways
Activists on five continents form a new international association, a network of ecosocialists to coordinate activity and build worldwide resistance to capitalist ecocide
Once again, authorities are scrambling to deal with a fast-spreading disease after the fact, while the systemic causes remain in place.
After 50 years of debate, academic philosophers of environmental ethics still interpret the world in various ways, but aren’t much help in changing it.
Methodological nitpicking obscures the undeniable fact that a ludicrously small number of individuals hold the same amount of wealth as billions of others
Australia’s out-of-control bushfires dramatically confirm the need for a government that doesn’t serve the interests of multi-national corporations
Emissions are rising. Each decade is warmer than the last. The oceans are heating up. Australia is burning. And that’s just January.
Socialists debate whether nuclear can generate the power needed to improve the economic well-being of the vast majority of people, without carbon emissions.
CSR is a public replations framework that lets corporations greenwash their public images, pretending to change so that everything can remain the same
Mining in late capitalism; Green New Deal; The Pentagon and climate change; Big Oil vs democracy; Climate justice; Nature in Canada; History of human labor
At UN conference, Greta condemns government and corporate refusal to take effective action to reduce emissions.
This was a bumper year for books of interest to ecosocialists. Here are ten that we found particularly interesting or valuable, or both.
“We have been mortgaging the health of future generations to realize economic and development gains in the present”
Environmental destruction isn’t driven by human nature or mistaken ideas. It is an inevitable consequence of a system built on capital accumulation.
Long-time activist Joan Kuyek brilliantly shares lessons from decades of fighting environmental and community disruption by Canada’s mining corporations
Cuba’s experience suggests that urban farming can help stave off potential famine when the climate crisis cuts food production