Climate Change

Brandi Morin
Uncle Rico continues to sing and drum as RCMP CIRG officers arrest them at Savage Patch, a camp blockading old growth logging, in Pacheedaht territory near Port Renfrew, British Columbia. All photos by Amber Bracken

Aug. 23, 2023

Inside the fight to save one of the last ancient old growth forests on the planet

Not long past the break of dawn, along a remote road deep in the unceded, forested mountains of southern Vancouver Island, the steady blaring of a conch shell sends a warning through the trees.

A raid is coming.

In the Savage Patch camp, a new front in a years-long struggle over the fate of some of the country’s oldest trees, a small group of forest defenders scurry to pack sleeping bags and douse the fire that kept them warm through the night.

Anticapitalist Resistance
Ecosocialism 2023

Aug. 23, 2023

Appeal proposes conference to discuss strategy and turn theory into action

This appeal was published on August 23 by the British group Anticapitalist Resistance. This is an important initiative, but its success will depend whether it involves a wide range of ecosocialist currents in launching a non-sectarian and action-oriented coalition. 

Mel Gurtov
 Mining - Photo by Sachin Mamtora

Aug. 20, 2023

EV production releases nearly 70 percent more greenhouse gases than are produced in an ordinary car’s manufacture.

In his pathbreaking 1971 book, The Closing Circle, Barry Commoner proposed four laws of ecology: 

Kurt Cobb, originally published by Resource Insights
Luis Miguel Bugallo Sánchez (Lmbuga) in 2017. Via Wikimedia Commons

Aug. 20, 2023

Just when you thought the hydrogen economy zombie was dead and gone, it rises again, this time in color.

Sidney Coles
Kai Nagata, communications director at Dogwood BC, presenting at the third annual Peace and Unity Summit.

Aug. 17, 2023

Presentation highlights darker truths behind violence and intimidation against Indigenous land defenders resisting resource extraction

Associated Press
[Top photo: Presidential candidate Jan Topic, of the Country Without Fear Coalition, shows his ballot in a referendum on whether the country should ban oil operations in the Amazons during a snap election in Gyayaquil, Ecuador, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023.  In a historic decision, Ecuadorians voted on Sunday against the oil drilling of Yasuni National Park, which is a protected area in the Amazon the home to two uncontacted tribes and serves as a biodiversity hotspot. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)]

Aug. 21, 2023

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ecuadorians voted against drilling for oil in a protected area of the Amazon, an important decision that will require the state oil company to end its operations in a region that’s home to isolated tribes and is a hotspot of biodiversity.


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