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
A compelling first-hand study shows that fishing is a deadly occupation because capitalism forces workers to take terrible risks in order to survive.
Two views of food and farming. The origin of climate science denial. The high cost of living well. And a socialist who mostly disagrees with ecosocialism
New report investigates how US unions are addressing climate change — and why and how their positions vary.
One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, many within decades, more than ever before in human history.
Five new books. Marine disease rises; Energy, food, nature, and the future; Civilizations and planet; Political economy of carbon; Understanding microbiome science
Ethanol and biodiesel boost corporate profits while doing nothing to solve the world’s growing social and environmental crises
Michael Löwy reviews two important books for ecosocialists: ‘Karl Marx’s Ecosocialism’ by Kohei Saito, and ‘Red-Green Revolution’ by Victor Wallis.
UN report says emission cuts will not stop Arctic devastation or worldwide sea level rise
A food system revolution is urgently needed, to provide healthy diets for all while preventing irreversible damage to the Earth System.
Where climate change may lead, the global water crisis, Europe’s Little Ice Age, the human costs of Haiti’s unending catastrophes, against constructing nature
Mary Robinson wants change, but her commitment to global elites prevents her from confronting the system that causes and maintains global injustice.
Six new books expose environmentalism’s false friends, analyse the idea of ‘environment’, explain renewable energy, trace the history of oceans, expose Monsanto’s Round-Up, and examine UK science denial
How can socialism be rejuvenated to ensure social parity, democratic processes, and environmental sustainability for humanity?
Defenders of capitalism claim global poverty is declining. Their arguments are intellectually dishonest and unsupported by facts.
A Marxist perspective on the mass Indigenous movement that is in the vanguard of the fight for climate justice in Canada
‘Farming, Food and Nature’ offers a powerful critique of industrial livestock production, but fails to challenge the profit-system that drives it.