Worldwide, there are now over a thousand coastal areas where fish can’t breathe. The nitrogen that makes crops grow is also destroying offshore ecosystems.
Author Archive | Ian Angus
Not just renewable energy, but global system change! A call to arms for a transformative approach to energy and a new society.
Some Asian countries have effectively contained the disease, while others have dramatically failed. What’s behind the differences?
The IPCC’s most extreme projection of the impact of global climate policies is tracking within one percent of actual results.
Even low concentrations of pesticides can increase transmission and weaken efforts to control the second most common parasitic disease
Six new books … Greta Thunberg’s story; Fighting corporate food systems; Revolutionaries on climate; Food and revolution; A case for meat; Our carbon world
Documentary on ‘clean meat’ fails to question the technology’s rationale and blindly accepts dubious claims made by its promoters
The Gates Foundation’s billion dollar project is a vicious circle that drives small-scale food producers further and further into poverty
The damage caused by proposed deep sea mining projects can extend hundreds to thousands of feet up
The Earth is warming at an astounding speed, equivalent to absorbing 907 times the USA’s annual energy use, far faster than biological species can adapt
A special edition of Ecosocialist Bookshelf: six books we recommend for understanding the deadliest global health crisis of our time
New study provides ‘unequivocal indicators’ that global warming is not just underway but speeding up. Scientists insist ‘the time for inaction is over.’
The profit-driven food system endangers the lives of millions of low-paid workers. It’s time to adopt more humane and robust methods of feeding humanity.
Researchers find that much supposedly recycled plastic from Europe is in fact exported to Southeast Asia and dumped
Neoliberalism has driven the the world system into a cul-de-sac. The Global South must lead in building a new international economic order
A magazine for fans of very expensive cars unexpectedly exposes the gross economic inequality that characterizes the U.S. today
‘If wildlife-oriented solutions distract from the weaknesses that COVID-19 has exposed in global health security, the next pandemic will levy a higher toll.’
Four million tonnes of poison a year, most produced by four agribusiness giants, are killing essential insects everywhere. One-third of species face extinction.
Greenhouse gas in atmosphere continues accelerating, reaching the highest concentration ever recorded in May 2020.
Books we’re reading this month … The Life of V. Gordon Childe; The Tragedy of US Science; Four Billion Years of Life; Marx and Climate Crisis; Tell the Bosses We’re Coming; Essays on Red Rosa