Green New Deal/LEAP

01/12/21
Author: 
John Bellamy Foster

(Dec 01, 2021) John Bellamy Foster is the editor of Monthly Review and a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon. John Molyneux edits the Irish Marxist Review, is a member of People Before Profit, is coordinator of the Global Ecosocialist Network, and has written widely on Marxism and ecosocialism. Owen McCormack is a longstanding socialist activist. He is a bus driver who has also worked as a parliamentary researcher for People Before Profit, with a special focus on ecology.

22/11/21
Author: 
Socialist Unity Assembly
Canada Burned! Canada Voted! Where was the EFFECTIVE Climate Plan? - Online event

Uploaded Nov 21, 2021

Where was the EFFECTIVE climate plan?

Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/iX7Je7BSFgc

The SUA seeks to unify and bring together various socialist groups for coalition building and related work.

This Panel Show was produced by a collaborative SUA Working Group.

20/10/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Tar Sands - Two reports released Wednesday reveal Canada is lagging far behind its climate goals, with both studies making clear the only option left is reducing the production of fossil fuels. Photo by Howl Arts Collective / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Oct. 19, 2021

Two reports released Wednesday reveal Canada is lagging far behind its climate goals, with both studies making clear the only option left is reducing the production of fossil fuels.

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.

18/09/21
Author: 
Aaron Saad
Photo: Firefighter working the Dixie wildfire in California, taken August 2021. (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection / Flickr)

Pleased with her good fortune, the woman remarked, “We’d planned to go to Mexico this summer, but we didn’t need to. It was hot enough here!”

In a different time, it wouldn’t be such an unsettling comment to have overheard while out and about in Alberta, where summers were short and often cool.

But in the midst of a season marked by climate extremes and disasters, it made me wonder how well it’s understood that what we’re seeing is not some temporary aberration; this new summer heat is the sign of a lasting condition. And it isn’t one we should delight in.

17/09/21
Author: 
Seth Klein
A parade of protesters makes its way down Broadway to New York City's Zuccotti Park in September 2012 to mark the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Photo by Paul Stein / Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sept. 17, 2021

Today, Sept. 17, marks the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street (I know, I was surprised, too). On this day in 2011, a mass protest began in New York City’s Zuccotti Park, located in the heart of the financial district. It lasted weeks and spread to cities around the world, including many in Canada.

16/09/21
Author: 
Robert Pollin
wind and solar energy

[This is the third part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz carried in Green Social ThoughtZNet and Links. The first portion consisted of two articles by Pollin which originally appeared in Truthout and can be read here.

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