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- Carbon dioxide becomes more potent as world heatsFuture CO2 emissions will cause more 25% warming than CO2 emissions today---READ-->>
- Worldwide, 1 in 12 hospitals won’t survive extreme weatherRisk of damage to hospitals from extreme weather has increased by 41% since 1990---READ-->>
- Record heat driving a trail of devastation and deathWMO says 2023 is certain to be hottest year on record, and extreme weather is hitting all inhabited continents---READ-->>
- Another oil-soaked climate summit disaster loomsSouth African elites join forces with petro-imperialists at the 28th Conference of Polluters---READ-->>
- If capitalism is ‘natural,’ why was so much force used to build it?How peasants fought to protect common land and resisted wage labor---READ-->>
- Fossil fuel air pollution causes 20% of all deathsFossil fuel pollution kills more people each year than HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria combined---READ-->>
- Greenhouse Gas concentrations hit record high. Again.The last time the Earth experienced CO2 levels this high was 3-5 million years ago---READ-->>
- The scariest climate graph of allThe actions we take now will determine Earth’s climate for 5,000 generations---READ-->>
- Promised emission cuts are ‘severely off track’National plans propose baby steps, when bold strides are needed---READ-->>
- Hijacking food policies to feed agribusinessIn Africa, ‘green revolution’ policies are enriching food giants, while increasing hunger and squeezing out small farmers---READ-->>
- Amazon deforestation: A time bomb for new pandemicsEnvironmental destruction strengthens existing diseases and exposes humans to new pathogens---READ-->>
- 1.5°C global heating likely to be locked in by 2030The world has less than a decade to reach ‘net zero’ emissions – and even then warming could continue---READ-->>
- Ecosocialist Bookshelf, November 2023Six important new books. Ultra-processed food. Climate History. Sanitation crisis. Nuclear cleanup. Venezuela’s communes. Basic Income.---READ-->>
- The warmest September on record, by a large marginUnprecedented temperatures mean 2023 is on track to be the warmest year since records began---READ-->>
- Could small farmers feed the world?The claim that small farms produce 70% of all food is a myth … but in a different social order they might produce more than that---READ-->>
- More on the Insect ApocalypseNew research shows insect decline poses major threat to important tropical crops---READ-->>
- Disasters have caused $3.8 trillion in crop losses over 30 yearsDisaster events increase in frequency, intensity and complexity, and impacts worsen worldwide---READ-->>
- How not to feed a hungry planetIndia’s fertilizer-intensive ‘Green Revolution’ is a warning, not a blueprint---READ-->>
- Above 1.5°C, heat and humidity can be deadly for billionsNew research shows human tolerance for global heating is lower than previously thought---READ-->>
- Is degrowth against workers’ interests?Critics say working people will never support degrowth. They don’t understand workers or degrowth.---READ-->>