Books we’re reading this month … The Life of V. Gordon Childe; The Tragedy of US Science; Four Billion Years of Life; Marx and Climate Crisis; Tell the Bosses We’re Coming; Essays on Red Rosa
Tag Archives | Elaine Graham-Leigh
In ‘Facing the Anthropocene’ Ian Angus shows that the earth system crisis originated in specific developments in late capitalism arising out of WWII. He also tells us who our enemies are.
Received wisdom says that to save the planet we have to change our eating habits. Elaine Graham-Leigh explains why the received wisdom isn’t just wrong, it blames working people for a crisis they didn’t cause.
Six new books for greens and lefts: Gender equality and sustainable development; Diet of austerity; Disaster profiteers; Climate change and poverty; Ecological economics for Anthropocene; The 1% and the rest of us
Call for energy justice … 2015 is hotter than you think … Islamic climate change declaration … Against Deep Green Resistance … Anthropocene book review … Exporting crude oil … Racism and ‘speciesism’ … Climate change in Canadian election
Some environmentalists champion nuclear power as an answer to global warming. An important new book argues that the dangers far outweigh any benefits.
It is important not to underestimate the harm caused by the failure of negotiations in Copenhagen and Durban — but it is equally important not to succumb to pessimism. +++++++++++++ by Elaine Graham-Leigh Counterfire (UK), January 24, 2012 In the planning stages, the demonstration at the climate talks in Copenhagen in December 2009, and the associated […]