Six new books expose environmentalism’s false friends, analyse the idea of ‘environment’, explain renewable energy, trace the history of oceans, expose Monsanto’s Round-Up, and examine UK science denial
The oceans are heating up faster than predicted, and the speed is accelerating. Expect higher seas, stronger storms, and extreme precipitation.
“The melting and sea level rise we’ve observed already will be dwarfed as climate continues to warm”
A bumper crop! Eight new books on biofuels, nutrition fraud, imperialism, post-capitalism, indigenous sovereignty, coral reefs, moral economists, and chicken
Plastic pollution is now reaching some of the most remote areas of Earth. Scientists find 100 times more plastic debris on isolated South Atlantic islands than 30 years ago.
How a giant industry that plunders the seas for tiny fish is reinforcing unsustainable industrial agriculture
Masses of new data reveal where fish are being captured and by whom, and what determines fishing schedules. Will this information lead to sustainable fishing, so long as profit rules?
Will the EU ban technology that electro-shocks fish into nets before bottom-dwelling fish in the North Sea are driven to extinction?
Neoliberal policies boost profits for corporate fishing, encourage overfishing, and squeeze out small fishers whose communities have fished for generations
A hundred thousand years ago, slightly warmer temperatures and CO2 levels lower than today led to dramatic superstorms and sea-level rise in the western Atlantic Ocean
The new State of the Climate report confirms that 2016 was as the warmest year in 137 years of record-keeping. Other climate indicators that set new records include greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level, and sea surface temperature.
It’s time to stop waffling and say that the evidence is pretty strong … multi-meter sea level rise is an issue for today, not for the next millennium
Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission.
Eleven new articles! Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission.
A global land grab primer …High incomes and climate change … Inequality and social conflict … 9 million tons of plastic enter our oceans this year … Geoengineering Monitor … Urban housing is an ecosocialist issue
New research shows that the largest glacier in East Antarctica, long thought to be stable, is in fact melting from below.
Naomi Klein’s most important book; Sea levels at 6000 year high; 2014 may be hottest year yet; Tar sands battle gaining strength; The other CO2 problem