New research shows that breathing near a site where trash is burned or buried may be dangerous to your health.
“A conscious and collective struggle to stop capitalism’s hell-bound train is our only hope for a better world.”
Instead of providing testing and basic care, the Duterte regime is attacking the poor. Cuba and Vietnam offer examples to emulate.
Study highlights combined effects of extreme heat and humidity, which are especially dangerous to human health
A socialist biologist explains the tight links between new viruses, industrial food production, and the profitability of multinational corporations.
Once again, authorities are scrambling to deal with a fast-spreading disease after the fact, while the systemic causes remain in place.
Rising ocean temperatures are amplifying the accumulation of neurotoxins in fish that are often eaten by humans
New books for reds and greens. Climate Change Guide; After Geoengineering; Environment & Health; Canada’s Climate Failure; Whose Water is it? Air Travel.
Activists make the case that this widely used pesticide is wreaking havoc on the earth, killing not just weeds but multiple species, including our own
More books for reds and greens. Vanishing Fish … Between Earth and Empire … Making Rojava Green … One Planet, One Health … Why Carbon Trading Fails
Warming the climate and polluting the sea is leading to explosive outbreaks of new infectious diseases
The promise of a world without disease has been replaced by warnings of evermore virulent pathogens, created by the drugs that were supposed to save us.
A food system revolution is urgently needed, to provide healthy diets for all while preventing irreversible damage to the Earth System.
The health of Earth’s ecosystem is the foundation of all health. Individuals cannot live healthy or happy lives in poisoned ecosystems and unhealthy communities.
Lancet climate change report shows worsening health risks from heat and heatwaves, infectious diseases, and food security
Study says bacteria develop antibiotic resistance up to 100,000 times faster when exposed to the world’s most widely used herbicides, Roundup and Kamba
UN report says polluted air is poisoning millions of children. In 2016 alone, 600,000 children under 15 died from infections caused by polluted air.
Can the Working Class Change the World? Plagues and the Paradox of Progress. Fishing and Civilization. History of Fossil Fuel. Monopoly Seeds and the Fight to Save Food
Six new books for reds & greens. Marxist History of Capitalism. Superbugs. Rising Oceans. Capitalism in Critical Theory. Food Bank Nations. American Oligarchy
Planetary Health, a new field of scientific research, focuses on the human health impacts of the growing disruption of Earth’s metabolic systems