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European Parliament declares climate emergency

By Frédéric Simon | EURACTIV.com The European Parliament voted by a large majority on Thursday  (28 November) in favour of a resolution declaring climate emergency in Europe, piling pressure on the EU’s new  Commission to deliver an ambitious European Green Deal after it takes office next month. The resolution was adopted by 429 votes in … Continue reading

Imperialism in the Anthropocene

by John Bellamy Foster, Hannah Holleman and Brett Clark   Image by Avtar Kamani from Pixabay   Monthly Review  John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon. Hannah Holleman is a director of the Monthly Review Foundation and an associate professor of sociology at Amherst … Continue reading

La Via Campesina’s Call to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

  19 NOVEMBER 2019 CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, PATRIACHY, WOMEN (Harare, November 19, 2019) From 25 to 30 November 2019, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, La Via Campesina is calling upon its members and allies to carry out mobilizations and actions to strengthen our collective struggle for … Continue reading

Urban farming as a response to climate-driven food crises: Cuba shows the way

                                 by Paul Brown Climate News Network, November 12, 2019   When countries run short of food, they need to find solutions fast, and one answer can be urban farming. That was the remedy Cuba seized with both hands 30 … Continue reading

Study: U.S. Fossil Fuel Subsidies Exceed Pentagon Spending

  The world would be richer and healthier if the full costs of fossil fuels were paid, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund By TIM DICKINSON RollingStone The United States has spent more subsidizing fossil fuels in recent years than it has on defense spending, according to a new report from … Continue reading

Major Media Bury Groundbreaking Studies of Pentagon’s Massive Carbon Bootprint

FAIR.org by Joshua Cho In 2010, Project Censored (10/2/10) found that the US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported. The Conversation (6/26/19) ran a piece by the authors of the Durham/Lancaster study. Almost a decade later, Project Censored’s … Continue reading

Millions march against climate change, capitalism and war

By Bryan Dyne and Will Morrow Four million people participated in the global climate strike across every continent on Friday, many of them students who skipped school on that day. Demonstrations at more than 5,800 locations in 161 countries began in Australia and the Pacific, moved to Asia, Antarctica, Africa and Europe, and then to … Continue reading

The path to climate justice passes through Caracas

by DAVID SCHWARTZMAN – QUINCY SAUL It is critical to understand how blocking the regime change agenda with respect to Venezuela is integrally connected to confronting the challenge of climate change. Fighting the Media War Today we are all witness to the subversion and slander of one of our best hopes. Venezuelans call it “the … Continue reading

#17April | Int’l Day of Peasant Struggles 2019: Peasants’ Rights NOW! With Agrarian Reform and social justice! 

GLOBAL CAMPAIGN FOR AGRARIAN REFORM, LAND, WATER AND TERRITORIES, PEASANTS’ RIGHTS Call for Global Action, La Via Campesina (Harare, April 4, 2019) This April 17th – the International Day of Peasant Struggle – with our living memory and rebellion inherited from our 19 landless comrades murdered with impunity in the Eldorado do Carajás Massacre in … Continue reading

EARTH IN HOT WATER Ocean warming sets new records year after year

The oceans are heating up faster than predicted, and the speed is accelerating. Expect higher seas, stronger storms,  and extreme precipitation. From Climate & Capitalism  Heat trapped by greenhouse gases is raising ocean temperatures faster than previously thought, concludes an analysis of four recent ocean-heating observations. The results provide further evidence that earlier claims of … Continue reading

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