Mining in late capitalism; Green New Deal; The Pentagon and climate change; Big Oil vs democracy; Climate justice; Nature in Canada; History of human labor
This was a bumper year for books of interest to ecosocialists. Here are ten that we found particularly interesting or valuable, or both.
Long-time activist Joan Kuyek brilliantly shares lessons from decades of fighting environmental and community disruption by Canada’s mining corporations
The red and green shelf is overflowing! Nine important new books address topics ranging from ecosocialism and rising seas to trees, growth and global poverty.
‘Into the Tempest’ argues for a transnational popular project that leads to globalization from below
New books for reds and greens. Climate Change Guide; After Geoengineering; Environment & Health; Canada’s Climate Failure; Whose Water is it? Air Travel.
We seldom receive enough new books to justify two columns in one month, but our red and green bookshelf is overflowing …
Five books for reds and greens …. Waste … Solar Power … Sustainable Food Systems … Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society … America’s Overripe Economy.
A pseudo-progressive argument for closed borders uses false logic and dubious statistics, and blames migrants for the conditions that force them to move.
Finally published in full, Marx’s notebooks from the 1860s provide important insights into his views on ecology and capital’s destruction of nature.
New books for reds and greens. How the Richest Drive Climate Change; Planning from Below; The Scottish Clearances; Slime; Here Comes the Sun; Eco-Socialism and Practical Utopias
Activists make the case that this widely used pesticide is wreaking havoc on the earth, killing not just weeds but multiple species, including our own
Summary of new UN report that documents the impact of climate change on land and agriculture — and how land misuse accelerates climate change.
As the great American labor organizer and socialist Mary Harris ‘Mother’ Jones said: “Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.”
Book review and full video of meeting to launch ‘System Change Not Climate Change: A Revolutionary Response to Environmental Crisis.’
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.
Marxist environmental essays … Science and the Anthropocene … Is disaster avoidable? … Capitalism at sea … Beef and class struggle … Climate and the biggest volcano