Climate/Capitalism feed

Posted: 16/11/17

‘It is now time for the industry most responsible to pay for the damage it has caused, and for vulnerable countries worst affected to receive the financial assistance they so urgently need’
Posted: 15/11/17

Eight years after the great recession supposedly ended, global inequality continues to deepen, exposing claims that “wealth trickles down” and “a rising tide raises all boats” as class-based lies.
Posted: 09/11/17
Two recent studies show how dangerous heatwaves can be, and how global warming will put three-quarters of humanity at risk by 2100. “We are running out of choices.”
Posted: 09/11/17
“Our call for system change is urgent because the damage is growing. Commons, including land, forests and water, must be protected and restored to the people. We need to work together with our allies to be prepared for climate change.”
Posted: 05/11/17
A hundred thousand years ago, slightly warmer temperatures and CO2 levels lower than today led to dramatic superstorms and sea-level rise in the western Atlantic Ocean
Posted: 04/11/17
The new U.S. Climate Science Special Report is unequivocal: climate change is real, it is caused by human activity, especially  greenhouse gas emissions, and it is getting more dangerous every day
Posted: 02/11/17
The editor of Monthly Review responds to ‘socialists’ who view the environmental crisis as a problem of technology, not a fundamental rift in society’s relationship with nature.
Posted: 01/11/17
Kohei Saito, Ian Angus, Fred Magdoff and Chris Williams offer powerful, historically grounded arguments and a way forward for society and the earth
Posted: 31/10/17
The health of millions of people across the world is already being significantly harmed by climate change, a major new report finds.
Posted: 30/10/17
‘The last time the Earth experienced a comparable concentration of CO2  was 3-5 million years ago, the temperature was 2-3°C warmer and sea level was 10-20 meters higher than now.’