This year’s increase in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry is the largest in seven years. CO2 in the atmosphere has hit a new high.
Author Archive | Ian Angus
Five important new books for reds and greens. Dust Bowls of Empire. Oil, Power and War. The Big Muddy. Never Home Alone. The Neoliberal Diet.
Thousands of Australian primary and high school students walked out of school on November 30 to demand real action on climate change.
Lancet climate change report shows worsening health risks from heat and heatwaves, infectious diseases, and food security
Kohei Saito honored for his brilliant study of Marx’s views on the relationship between society and nature
Summary of major U.S. government report that warns of major threats to human health and safety, quality of life, and economic growth
Study says bacteria develop antibiotic resistance up to 100,000 times faster when exposed to the world’s most widely used herbicides, Roundup and Kamba
Detailed maps show worldwide land degradation, including the deforestation that is now forcing migrants to leave Guatemala and Honduras
A superb popular account of what’s wrong with capitalism and what working people must do to get rid of it. Highly recommended!
Many socialists have contributed to the debate on Marxism, nature, and value, strengthening our common understanding of the enemy we face and the movement we must build.
A valuable invention is massively misused in the service of profit, producing unprecedented waste and pollution. How can we stop the plastic plague?
‘Seafood caught illegally or under conditions of modern slavery is laundered by mixing it with legally caught fish before it enters the supply chain.’
In ‘Burning Up’ Simon Pirani shows why fossil fuel consumption has grown so fast, and why only radical social change can prevent climate disaster now
A bumper crop! Eight new books on biofuels, nutrition fraud, imperialism, post-capitalism, indigenous sovereignty, coral reefs, moral economists, and chicken
By failing to name the system responsible, the new Living Planet report undermines its own call for a collective response to the biodiversity crisis.
Veteran socialist says ‘A Redder Shade of Green’ should be read by all who are concerned with climate change and the degradation of the environment.
Corporations and the Pentagon have transformed science from a creative force for human advancement into its destructive and antihuman opposite.
UN report says polluted air is poisoning millions of children. In 2016 alone, 600,000 children under 15 died from infections caused by polluted air.
In ‘Climate Justice,’ grassroots activists from around the world, mostly women, tell their stories. A powerful and compassionate book.
In past warming events, atmospheric CO2 rose too fast for many species to adapt. Today it is rising 10 times faster than at any time in 66 million years.