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?
“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