CSR is a public replations framework that lets corporations greenwash their public images, pretending to change so that everything can remain the same
Environmental destruction isn’t driven by human nature or mistaken ideas. It is an inevitable consequence of a system built on capital accumulation.
Rising ocean temperatures are amplifying the accumulation of neurotoxins in fish that are often eaten by humans
Part Four of Ian Angus’s examination of the disruption of the global nitrogen cycle by an economic system that values profits more than life itself.
Anna Clark’s new book shows how working people in Michigan organized and fought back when neoliberal austerity policies poisoned their drinking water.
Internal documents released in a lawsuit by cancer victims show how the chemical giant actively subverts science to promote its products and profits.
New Books! Red-Green Revolution. Rural Class Struggle. Climate Anthropology. Will Big Business Destroy the Planet? A Climate Justice Comic. Plundering Africa. Global Inequality.
Secret documents reveal that the giant oil company’s scientists warned executives about the global impact of fossil fuels as early as 1981
Relying on markets and corporate responses to the climate crisis will not work, because profits always come first
‘It is now time for the industry most responsible to pay for the damage it has caused, and for vulnerable countries worst affected to receive the financial assistance they so urgently need’
Houston is the city where capitalism’s victory over nature is the most complete — and also where nature takes its ultimate revenge
Agribusiness giants cause food insecurity and environmental degradation, while promoting the myth that industrial agriculture can feed the world better than small-scale, family farms.
“The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production—in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation—essential as they are, make people sick and die.”
Susan George: We are faced with determined adversaries who care nothing about human rights or climate change. They only want a world in which they can make endless amounts of money using all available resources, no matter what the costs to nature and to human life.
‘Like latter-day wizardry, corporate risk calculations suggest that markets and capital can, not only control the natural world, but somehow anticipate it’
Conservative AFL-CIO leaders support the Dakota Access pipeline, oppose the Standing Rock Sioux campaign to protect land, people and water.
An estimated 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly 1 in 4 of total global deaths, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization.
The politicians who poisoned the water supply in Flint are as bad as they come, but it’s the system they serve that makes such disasters inevitable.
A year ago, two of the UK’s top climate scientists reviewed the regulations that Obama has now promised to impose. They weren’t impressed …
What does it take to stop a transnational corporate giant in its tracks when it threatens workers, farmers and communities? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.