New books for reds and greens. How the Richest Drive Climate Change; Planning from Below; The Scottish Clearances; Slime; Here Comes the Sun; Eco-Socialism and Practical Utopias
Ian Angus discusses the scientific developments that led Marx to develop metabolic rift theory in the 1800s, and a new generation to rediscover it the 21st century.
Seventh consecutive year of steep increases leads to the highest greenhouse gas concentration recorded in 61 years of observations
Marxist environmental essays … Science and the Anthropocene … Is disaster avoidable? … Capitalism at sea … Beef and class struggle … Climate and the biggest volcano
The promise of a world without disease has been replaced by warnings of evermore virulent pathogens, created by the drugs that were supposed to save us.
Ian Angus speaking in Ottawa following a tour of the National Gallery of Canada exhibit on the Anthropocene
Part Two of Ian Angus’s examination of the disruption of the global nitrogen cycle by an economic system that values profits more than life itself.
Part One of a discussion of the disruption of the global nitrogen cycle by an economic system that values profits more than life itself.
Forget jokes about crossing the road. New research identifies chickens as a vivid symbol of the transformation of the biosphere in our time
Climate & Capitalism supports the Kickstarter campaign to re-establish Science for the People as a powerful voice for radical science
A food system revolution is urgently needed, to provide healthy diets for all while preventing irreversible damage to the Earth System.
New report shows that recent extreme weather could not have happened without warming caused by human-induced climate change.
The oceans are heating up faster than predicted, and the speed is accelerating. Expect higher seas, stronger storms, and extreme precipitation.
Climate science deniers say warming stopped from 1998 to 2013, and temperatures are now falling. Both claims are blatantly false.
New evidence not only strengthens the EPA’s 2009 endangerment finding, it shows that greenhouse gas impacts could be much worse than expected
70% of all bacteria live deep in the earth, constituting a reserve of carbon and biodiversity that vastly outnumbers and outweighs all humans combined
“The melting and sea level rise we’ve observed already will be dwarfed as climate continues to warm”
Five important new books for reds and greens. Dust Bowls of Empire. Oil, Power and War. The Big Muddy. Never Home Alone. The Neoliberal Diet.
Detailed maps show worldwide land degradation, including the deforestation that is now forcing migrants to leave Guatemala and Honduras
A bumper crop! Eight new books on biofuels, nutrition fraud, imperialism, post-capitalism, indigenous sovereignty, coral reefs, moral economists, and chicken