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 …
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.
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
A superb popular account of what’s wrong with capitalism and what working people must do to get rid of it. Highly recommended!