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.
Start the new year with these new books for reds and greens. End of the Megafauna. Brave New Arctic. The Big Heat. The End of Ice. Socialist Register 2019.
New report shows that recent extreme weather could not have happened without warming caused by human-induced climate change.
The 1930s Dust Bowl presaged today’s global ecological crises. Hannah Holleman’s brilliant new book shows how and why capital destroys the soil that all life depends on.
The 137 articles we published in Climate & Capitalism this year were read by more people than ever before. These were the most popular …