Québec solidaire, which won 16% of the popular vote in October, will make climate change its main political campaign in the coming year
“The melting and sea level rise we’ve observed already will be dwarfed as climate continues to warm”
This year’s increase in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry is the largest in seven years. CO2 in the atmosphere has hit a new high.
Thousands of Australian primary and high school students walked out of school on November 30 to demand real action on climate change.
Lancet climate change report shows worsening health risks from heat and heatwaves, infectious diseases, and food security
Summary of major U.S. government report that warns of major threats to human health and safety, quality of life, and economic growth
In ‘Burning Up’ Simon Pirani shows why fossil fuel consumption has grown so fast, and why only radical social change can prevent climate disaster now
In past warming events, atmospheric CO2 rose too fast for many species to adapt. Today it is rising 10 times faster than at any time in 66 million years.
137 words and two graphs. A climate scientist demolishes the world’s leading climate science denier
Implicitly challenging the weak 2016 Paris Agreement, scientists say climate change is part of the broader global emergency and any responses must reflect that.
Major report finds that global climate outlook is far worse than previously thought; calls for immediate and sweeping change to prevent catastrophe
Corporate giants are driving the world towards environmental disaster. Will self-preservation force them to pull back and end the destruction?
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?