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28/11/19
Author: 
Ian Angus
Capitalism is the Problem - Image by The All-Nite Images via Flickr
November 19, 2019
 
Environmental destruction isn’t driven by human nature or mistaken ideas. It is an inevitable consequence of a system built on capital accumulation.

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus spoke at an educational conference organized by Socialist Action in Toronto, on November 16, 2019. His talk has been edited for publication.


These sentences are from a recent report on the consequences of climate change:

04/11/19
Author: 
Michelle Chen
Hundreds gather in Amsterdam in solidarity with Carola Rackete, captain of the Sea-Watch 3 ship, who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials, in Amsterdam, July 4, 2019. ANA FERNANDEZ / SOPA IMAGES / LIGHTROCKET VIA GETTY IMAGES

[Editor: It is well known that climate change is increasing conditions causing world-wide migration.]

November 3, 2019

11/10/19
Author: 
Jane Fonda & Code Pink
Jane Fonda Fridays

Inspired by the Swedish student, Greta Thunberg, the student strikers and Naomi Klein's new book "On Fire: The Burning Case for the Green New Deal," I have decided to upend my life, leave my comfort zone and move to Washington, D.C. for four months to focus on climate change. As Greta said, "This is a crisis. We have to act like our house is on fire, because it is.”

15/09/19
Author: 
CBC staff
September 14, 2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim attack that sparked huge fire at processor crucial to global energy supplies
 
12/09/19
Author: 
Gene McGuckin
Climate Change Action Canada - Photo credit: Justin Tang/Canadian Press

September 12, 2019

While many Canadians are looking to the October 21st federal election for solutions to global climate disruption, the climate plans from the four major parties offer none.

Any genuine solution will require reining in an economic system that demands eternal growth in a finite ecosystem, mitigating or adapting to multiplying environmental and social disasters, and drastically reducing consumption. Deadline: yesterday!

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