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25/10/21
Author: 
Ecosocialist Alliance
ECOSOCIALISM NOT EXTINCTION!

October 24, 2021

This statement was drafted by the Ecosocialist Alliance, a UK-based coalition organized by Green Left, Left Unity and Anti-Capitalist Resistance. After discussion and adoption of amendments proposed the Global Ecosocialist Network, it has been endorsed by a wide range of individuals and groups, including Climate & Capitalism. It will be distributed at COP26, the United Nations climate conference that opens on October 31 in Glasgow.


ECOSOCIALISM NOT EXTINCTION!

23/10/21
Author: 
Don Pittis

Oct 18, 2021

Analysts insist China is on track to meet its COP26 targets despite many strains

A giant screen shows news footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a video summit on climate change earlier this year. Will China be able to meet Xi's targets? (Florence Lo/Reuters)

13/10/21
Author: 
Robert Hunziker
Photograph Source: Emertz76 – CC BY 2.0

More details from IPCC and other sources on how REALLY URGENT it is to cut emissions NOW!!!

Oct. 12, 2021

FacingFuture.TV recently hosted a preview of the upcoming IPCC 2021 UN climate report, which report guides the gathering of dignitaries from around the world meeting in Glasgow this November to discuss, analyze, and decide how to deal with global warming/climate change.

13/10/21
Author: 
Adrian Ayres Fisher, originally published by Ecological Gardening
Teaser photo credit: Aerial photograph of open pit mine in the tar sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada.. Howl Arts Collective, Wikimedia, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tar_sands_in_alberta_2008.jpg. Modified by author-supplied photo.

Oct. 8, 2021

Dear Mr. Paulson,

You arguably are one of the most powerful, famous, and networked men in the world, with many important accomplishments. I am the completely ordinary, middle class, volunteer steward of 53 acres of publicly owned, remnant floodplain woodland situated on the banks of the Des Plaines River.

08/10/21
Author: 
John Feffer TomDispatch
Photo by Matt Artz on Unsplash

An impressively comprehensive (and scary) summary of “the task before us, if we would not fail, is to build the earth.” And, though the author does not say it explicitly, he convincingly documents why this task cannot be accomplished with the required urgency under capitalism.

  • Gene McGuckin

Climate-Change Transition in the Age of the Billionaire

It was supposed to be the greatest transition of modern times.

08/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Canada is in the top 10 for total emissions, which climate advocates say gives the country an even greater responsibility to align itself with a climate-safe future. Photo by Chris Robert / Unsplash

A new ranking of the planet’s largest polluters has Canada in the top 10 for total emissions, which climate advocates say gives the country an even greater responsibility to align itself with a climate-safe future.

06/10/21
Author: 
Staff Reporter
The issue of fossil fuel divestment has been ongoing on the SFU campus, as recently the group SFU350 painted a mural urging the school to take more action on the climate crisis. However, SFU350 is not the group behind the hunger crisis.@SFU350/Twitter

Oct 3, 2021

Students vow to put pressure on school

A group of students at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby have given their school administrators an ultimatum: it has four weeks to commit to a full divestment from fossil fuels or a hunger strike will commence on Nov. 1.

04/10/21
Author: 
Damian Carrington
People born today will suffer many more extreme heat waves and other climate disasters over their lifetimes than their grandparents. Photo by Tucker Tangeman / Unsplash

October 4th 2021

This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

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