There are no easy fixes, but to succeed, climate activists must build a broader movement to challenge and transcend global capitalism
Author Archive | Ian Angus
More books for reds and greens. Vanishing Fish … Between Earth and Empire … Making Rojava Green … One Planet, One Health … Why Carbon Trading Fails
Warming the climate and polluting the sea is leading to explosive outbreaks of new infectious diseases
Decades ago, he showed that environmental, energy and economic crises had a common cause: a system that demands increased profits at all costs
‘Fully Automated Luxury Communism’ trivializes the global environmental crisis with badly-researched techno-hype and political plans that don’t come close to addressing the world’s problems.
The winner of the 2018 Deutscher Prize discusses Karl Marx’s radical understanding of capitalism’s deadly disruption of the universal metabolism of nature.
Some writers imagine that machines can feed the world. They ignore the damage caused by industrial agriculture, and don’t value the work of people who feed most of humanity today.
Seventh consecutive year of steep increases leads to the highest greenhouse gas concentration recorded in 61 years of observations
Canadian NGOs have launched a “Pact for a Green New Deal.” Will they build the movement that’s needed to win real changes?
Marxist environmental essays … Science and the Anthropocene … Is disaster avoidable? … Capitalism at sea … Beef and class struggle … Climate and the biggest volcano
A compelling first-hand study shows that fishing is a deadly occupation because capitalism forces workers to take terrible risks in order to survive.
The promise of a world without disease has been replaced by warnings of evermore virulent pathogens, created by the drugs that were supposed to save us.
With 7,000 hectares of forests destroyed, community leaders and members have faced multiple attempts on their lives, threats and intimidation.
BULLETIN: Overwhelming majority of working group votes: A new epoch in Earth history began in the mid-20th century
There is a good reason why there are blue skies in much of the United States while those of us living in Northeast Asia are choking — most of their factories have moved over here.
Ian Angus speaking in Ottawa following a tour of the National Gallery of Canada exhibit on the Anthropocene
Two views of food and farming. The origin of climate science denial. The high cost of living well. And a socialist who mostly disagrees with ecosocialism
New report investigates how US unions are addressing climate change — and why and how their positions vary.
One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, many within decades, more than ever before in human history.
Continuing our discussion on the strengths and weaknesses of the Green New Deal proposal, and how the left should respond.