Climate Change

08/08/20
Author: 
Reuters
Glaciers on Canada’s Ellesmere Island on 1 April 2014. Photograph: Handout/Nasa

7 Aug 2020

Last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic lost more than 40% of its areas in two days at the end of July

The last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic has collapsed, losing more than 40% of its area in just two days at the end of July.

The Milne Ice Shelf is at the fringe of Ellesmere Island, in the sparsely populated northern Canadian territory of Nunavut.

05/08/20
Author: 
Oliver Milman
A woman drinks as children cool off in a public fountain in Milan, Italy, on 31 July. 2020 is set to be hottest or second hottest on record, in line with the longer-term trend of rising temperatures. Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP

4 Aug 2020

The growing but largely unrecognized death toll from rising global temperatures will come close to eclipsing the current number of deaths from all the infectious diseases combined if planet-heating emissions are not constrained, a major new study has found.

29/07/20
Author: 
Richard D. Wolff
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21 Jul, 2020

The current global crisis triggered by Covid-19 is the third capitalist crash in this century. And governments’ incapacity to consider non-capitalist solutions threatens to keep deepening this crisis into capitalism’s worst.

29/07/20
Author: 
Cooperative and Policy Alternative Center & South African Food Sovereignty Campaign

As an example of a broad unity campaign, check out the Climate Justice Charter that has been developed by militants in South Africa; it is particular to their terrain:

https://www.safsc.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Climate-Justice-Charter-Draft1-2019.pdf

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