New study provides ‘unequivocal indicators’ that global warming is not just underway but speeding up. Scientists insist ‘the time for inaction is over.’
Author Archive | Ian Angus
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
‘Previous studies projected that this would happen several decades from now, but this shows it’s happening right now’
Covid-19 exposes capitalism’s gross inability to meet human needs. We must demand immediate measures to help people survive and recover.
Every degree of global warming will push a billion people out of the human survival zone
How pigs became commodities and key elements of the interlocked social, economic and political institutions of US capitalism.
Activists from four continents plan activity, elect steering committee, and call for solidarity with the workers who are risking their lives for us all
Ocean currents create ‘microplastic hotspots’ with up to 1.9 million pieces per square metre
Six important new books: The Return of Nature … Deaths of Despair … Rebel Cinderella … August Bebel … The Green New Deal and Beyond … The Triumph of Doubt
Global food price increases could be worse than in the 2008 crisis, causing major shortages and increased malnutrition in the global south.
170 Dutch academics sign manifesto for sustainable, equal and diverse societies based on international solidarity
New studies show global warming is raising the risk of sudden, near total collapse of the wild populations that sustain human society.
Once icons of radical environmentalism, the views they now promote lead to a self-defeating mix of scapegoating, isolation and nihilist adventurism.