170 Dutch academics sign manifesto for sustainable, equal and diverse societies based on international solidarity
Author Archive | Ian Angus
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.
Oil companies face severe problems now, but in the long run the industry giants may be bigger and even more dangerous to life on Earth.
20th century ecology moved from racism and eugenics to studies of undisturbed natural ecosystems. Today, ecological science must integrate social sciences.
Lucha Indigena (Indigenous Struggle), edited by legendary Peruvian peasant leader Hugo Blanco, translates ‘Ecosocialism or Barbarism’ interview
Essays by pioneering ecosocialist Joel Kovel argue that radical social change is the only way to prevent ecocatastrophe
In the Global North it is a ‘novel threat.’ In the South, it extends the common experience of brutal assaults accompanied by waves of illness and death
New research shows that breathing near a site where trash is burned or buried may be dangerous to your health.
“A conscious and collective struggle to stop capitalism’s hell-bound train is our only hope for a better world.”
Instead of providing testing and basic care, the Duterte regime is attacking the poor. Cuba and Vietnam offer examples to emulate.
Six new books to read while maintaining social distance. Yellow Earth; Socialist Practice; Friedrich Engels; Chicken History; Traveling Plants; Coal and Empire
The gap between the world’s richest and poorest countries is 25 percent larger than it would have been without climate change
The last remaining underexploited economy in southeast Asia offers new opportunities for capital accumulation with a green veneer
Study highlights combined effects of extreme heat and humidity, which are especially dangerous to human health
A socialist biologist explains the tight links between new viruses, industrial food production, and the profitability of multinational corporations.
Meteorologists agree that temperatures will continue to rise, and record years like 2019 are becoming the new baseline
David Schwartzman argues that we can’t prevent catastrophic climate change without negative carbon emission technologies
There is no monitoring program for abandoned wells, so they can leak for a long time before emissions are detected and repaired.
“We are protecting our land and the life on it. We have to preserve this life for our children’s future.”