New research: Each one degree rise in global temperature will increase insect-driven losses to rice, corn and wheat crops by 10 to 25 percent
On the precipice of disaster, we have vast numbers of potential allies. All our differences pale next to the overwhelming urgency of our common task.
Geoengineering is a political technology, part of institutional apparatus that is preventing effective climate action and delaying structural change
We need hundreds of millions of people to mobilize in an independent, revolutionary campaign to reconstitute global production and consumption.
‘Unbridled greed, denuding of forest land, illegal construction, destruction of natural water systems, and mismanagement of dams, have all played a huge part.’
Six new books for reds & greens. Marxist History of Capitalism. Superbugs. Rising Oceans. Capitalism in Critical Theory. Food Bank Nations. American Oligarchy
A call for public discussion of the role of deindustrialization in building an alternative to the catastrophic course of 21st century capitalism.
Can the global climate be stabilized before runaway change creates conditions that are too hot for human civilization and deadly for most species?
“At the federal level there is a climate information vacuum of truth and at the state level there is no action.”
It’s official: 2017 was the third-warmest year on record, and the hottest non-El Niño year. Greenhouse gases hit record highs and sea levels kept on rising
Planetary Health, a new field of scientific research, focuses on the human health impacts of the growing disruption of Earth’s metabolic systems
BP statistics show we are far from meeting the emission reduction targets adopted in the Paris Agreement. In 2017, we took a step backwards.
Climate scientists: A global increase in the most intense tropical storms due to global warming is not just predicted by models but is already happening.
The Big Bad Fix powerfully exposes the dangers of deliberate climate modification, and presents alternatives. A deeper focus on fighting the fossil industry would strengthen the argument.
At a time when the activist left is weak and divided, it’s vital to focus on common goals and principles, rather than obsessing over difference and division
Global warming gets toxic: The number of people who will lose sewage treatment could be five times more than those directly affected by flooding
If you’ve ever wondered what a scientific representation of metabolic rift might look like, check out this graph.
As an island nation, Cuba is particularly vulnerable to climate change. Project Life (Tarea Vida), now being implemented across the country, aims to increase the country’s resilience and minimize future damage
Secret documents reveal that the giant oil company’s scientists warned executives about the global impact of fossil fuels as early as 1981
Six new books for reds and greens … climate change and disease … capitalist power and the planet’s future … brain, body, and environment … oceanic art and science … essential fungi and life … the political economy of water.