[Webpage editor's note: This serious escalation of military aggression against Russia should be actively opposed by the movement against climate change. For some background on NATO policy, see http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/06/30/why-is-nato-so-irrational-today/ . It increases the risk from other existential threat we face, along with climate change - nuclear war.

Naomi Klein

The Violence of Othering in a Warming World

Jonathan Marshall

For Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, the only thing to fear about climate change is fear itself. As he declared in a 2014 tweet, “This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop.” Perhaps taking his words to heart, the four major U.S.

Joshua Frank

News alert! Despite what you may have heard, the war in Afghanistan is still raging. Nearly 10,000 US troops remain, and since 2014 the Obama administration has carried out almost 2,000 airstrikes on whatever they damn well please in the country. No question the mounting Afghan death toll and the bombing of hospitals and civilian infrastructure ought to infuriate the few remaining antiwar activists out there; but the toll the Afghanistan war is having on the environment should also force nature lovers into the streets in protest.

Tamara Lorincz



[Webpage editor's note: Too often the issues of climate change and war are separated. This important report  makes some of the connections.]


Executive Summary

We are on a path toward dangerous climate change without a radical restructuring of our economy and

energy systems. That is the stark scenario presented in the latest working group reports of the


Nov 22, 2015 - 

The same imperialism that has caused so much damage to the Global South today continues expanding and threatening the whole planet. Consequently, the struggle for climate justice has converted into a struggle for the liberation of all workers, peasants, indigenous and ecosystems. The struggle against Empire is a struggle to save life on Earth.

(Originally published in Spanish at www.salvarlatierra.org )

Roger Annis

A leading columnist in Canada's Globe and Mail daily newspaper known in the past to voice concern about the global warming emergency has penned two columns recently in support of Alberta tar sands pipelines, including praising the efforts of the premier of Alberta to sell the construction of these project to an increasingly sceptical and wary public in Canada

Matthew Behrens

[Webpage editor's note: Active opposition to Canadian militarism by the climate justice movement is essential. This article provides background on Canada's role.]

James Jordan

January 13, 2016 - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal - It has been a month since the UN climate summit in Paris, aka COP 21. One might expect the kind of ebb and flow we often see in popular movements. Interest in climate issues, the cause of the day during the summit, might be expected to wane and move to the back burner of public discourse until such time as another development pushes it forward again.


Jeremy Schulman

Think weapons, air conditioners, and ice cream, for starters.

Climate change will have some pretty terrifying consequences. Experts have predicted everything from deadly heat waves and devastating floods to falling crop production and even increased political instability and violence. But according to some of the world's biggest companies, these future disasters could also present lucrative business opportunities.


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