China’s reckless mode of development has savaged its environment and ecology. Is a new revolution the only way to prevent disaster?
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Five new books and an essential magazine! Science for People; Katrina’s History; Small Farm Future; Mass Migration; Energy and Work; China’s Environmental Crisis
A call for public discussion of the role of deindustrialization in building an alternative to the catastrophic course of 21st century capitalism.
Should ecosocialists support or distance themselves from the author of This Changes Everything? Richard Smith and John Bellamy Foster discuss the prominent activist’s role.
Seven essential essays and reports for activists who aim to change the world and save the world
Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly (more or less) in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission
Book review: “Economic expansion is unavoidable under capitalism, and destruction of the planet is the inexorable result.”
30 years of environmental justice; Saving humans from capitalism; Imperialism and ecology; Misleading climate scenarios; Two replies to another populationist tract
Maximizing profit and saving the planet are inherently in conflict. No amount of tinkering with the market can brake the drive to global ecological collapse ===== by Richard Smith Institute for Policy Research & Development, London Summary In rejecting the antigrowth approach of the first wave of environmentalists in the 1970s, pro-growth “green capitalism” theorists of […]
An ecosocialist critique of proposals for steady-state capitalism begins a debate on key issues facing the left greens today There’s widespread agreement among left-leaning greens that this society’s drive for economic growth is a key driving force of the global environmental crisis. Many, most notably environmental economist Herman Daly, have made proposals for a […]