Liam Young examines the causes of environmental damage in Scotland and the impact communities can have when they take control of their own resources.
Syriza program shows another energy is possible … Gates and USAID: Grabbing Africa’s seeds … After Cyclone Pam: Climate action is urgent … Desertec’s renewable energy grab
Syriza’s colors are red and purple and green, identifying it as socialist, feminist and environmentalist. Its platform includes all the key demands of the Green Party.
In referendum, 74% of Swiss voters reject eco-nationalist call for immigration limits and third world population control
The global food crisis is tightly connected to poverty, climate change, ecological destruction, migrant workers, imperialism, health and the super-exploitation of workers.
“What we need is not a Europe that watches from a distance what is happening in far off places of the world but a Europe that lights up again the destiny of the continent and of the world.”
Derek Wall reviews an ‘essential resource for everyone engaged in fighting the fracking menace’
Representatives from 22 left and green parties met January 19 to discuss launching a European ecosocialist network.
“Ecosocialism, meaning socioecological transformation, is a new synthesis to face the challenge of both social and environmental crisis, which have the same roots”
After tripling their vote in municipal elections, Danish ecosocialists now have elected representatives in all parts of the country.
A reply to critics of “Time to scrap the ETS.” Getting rid of Europe’s emissions trading scheme will let us move towards climate policy that works
New European Union report says “economically lagging regions are also the most vulnerable to climate change.” Translation: Even in a rich continent, the poor will suffer most.
Europe’s pro-biofuel policies are taking food from the mouths of millions of people in central America, causing severe malnutrition and increasing child mortality
WWF and Greenpeace think the European Union’s failed Emissions Trading System can be repaired. That would be fixing the unfixable.
Europe’s carbon trading plan has produced windfall profits for major polluters, while undermining efforts to reduce pollution (more…)
The anarchy of the market is far more devastating than the supposed anarchy on the streets. The bankers and businessmen have enriched themselves more effectively than any looter. (more…)
Carbon trading doesn’t — and won’t — lead to emissions reductions. In fact, that was never its purpose and that’s why large polluters love it (more…)
Program details, practical information, and venues are now available. Join us in Brussels for 4 days of debate, discussion, planning, films, cultural events, and action. (more…)
Plans to increase the use of biofuels in Europe over the next ten years will require up to 69 000 square kilometres of new land worldwide and make climate change worse, a new study has revealed.. The report finds that an area over twice the size of Belgium will need to be converted into fields […]
For years, environmentalists in Hungary and elsewhere have warned of the dangers of this by-product of aluminum production and especially the way it is stored ++++++++ (In Defense of Marxism, October 12, 2010) Overnight the world has woken up to intimate knowledge of the process of extracting aluminium from bauxite and its by-product the red mud, […]