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Trump and Climate Catastrophe

By John Bellamy Foster is the editor of MR and a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon. He is coauthor, with Paul Burkett, of Marx and the Earth (Haymarket, 2017). This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop. Our planet is freezing, record low temps, and our GW scientists are stuck in … Continue reading

Why we need an ecosocialist revolution

Why we need an ecosocialist revolution “Green capitalism” is an oxymoron, because ecological destruction is built into the nature and logic of our present system of production and distribution. ——————————————————————————– by Gemma Weedall Green Left Gemma Weedall is a member of the socialist youth group Resistance, in Adelaide, South Australia. This article is based on … Continue reading

Towards an ecosocialist network

Towards an ecosocialist network by Grant Brookes Text of a presentation by Grant Brookes at the conference Socialism 2012: Class Struggle in Aotearoa, held June 1-3 in Wellington, New Zealand, sponsored by the Workers Party New Zealand. I had some reservations, when I was asked to speak in this session, about an Ecosocialist Network in … Continue reading

Climate disaster CAN be prevented

Climate disaster CAN be prevented Practical, affordable solutions exist, but the necessary resources won’t be mobilized so long as corporations, media barons and generals make all the big decisions. by Simon Butler Green Left Weekly Several recent scientific reports on climate change have warned we are headed for disaster, giving frightening evidence of just how … Continue reading

Statement of Asia Social Movements on Climate Change at the Asia Social Movements Assembly

Statement of Asia Social Movements on Climate Change at the Asia Social Movements Assembly Published on Thursday, 06 December 2012 14:26 World Social Forum on Migrations, Manila, Philippines We have seen climate change related phenomena with intensity never seen before, like Hurricane Sandy, in many parts of the world in the past year.We no longer … Continue reading

Bolivia at UN talks: The climate is not for sale!

Bolivia at UN talks: The climate is not for sale! “We did not come here to turn the climate into a business, or to protect businesses of them who want to continue aggravating the climate crisis, destroying Mother Earth. We came here to protect the future of humanity.” Statement by Jose Antonio Zamora Gutierrez, Minister … Continue reading

A Call to Reject False Capitalist Solutions to Climate Crisis World’s peasant farmers help cool a warming planet

Published on Friday, December 7, 2012 by La Via Campesina A Call to Reject False Capitalist Solutions to Climate Crisis World’s peasant farmers help cool a warming planet by La Via Campesina As the climate negotiations come to a close, the industrialized countries insist on inaction for the next decade, finding even more ways to … Continue reading

Bolivia defends Mother Earth from the threat of carbon markets

Bolivia defends Mother Earth from the threat of carbon markets Statement by the Plurinational State of Bolivia At the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which is being held in Doha-Qatar November 26-December 7, the Bolivian delegation has reaffirmed its rejection of the use … Continue reading

Biofuels and hunger, two sides of the same coin

Biofuels and hunger, two sides of the same coin By Daan Bauwens Inter Press Service, June 25 2012 Despite growing evidence that biofuel production is causing food insecurity around the world, the new European Union policy blueprint on renewable energy ignores the social effects of biofuels. Last week, Guatemalan victims of the food crisis came … Continue reading

Oceans rising 60 percent faster than predicted

Oceans rising 60 percent faster than predicted Study shows once again that the IPCC is far from alarmist, but in fact has under-estimated the problem of climate change by Liz Kalaugher Environmental Research Web November 28, 2012 Sea level is rising 60% faster than the IPCC fourth assessment projected. That is according to researchers from … Continue reading

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