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Posted: 22/10/17
One month after Hurricane Maria: ‘We need an adequately funded program of economic reconstruction (including the transition to renewable energy), the powers to carry it out and a true process of political self-determination.’
Posted: 16/10/17
Victims of mining tell Trudeau: Canadian mining corporations damage health, contaminate and destroy environments, dispossess indigenous people, and harass, smear and assassinate critics. Get out now!
Posted: 09/10/17
Six new books on Marx’s ecosocialist views, climate change and health, theory and action, inevitability versus contingency in evolution, new politics, and the meaning of Capital
Posted: 04/10/17
To expect Puerto Rico to rebuild from this unnatural disaster while at the same time bailing out Wall Street financiers is to condemn its residents to a permanent state of crushing hardship and impoverishment.
Posted: 02/10/17
István Mészáros, one of the finest political philosophers of our time, died on October 1. As this article shows, he was one of the first Marxists to identify the global environmental crisis as a central contradiction of late capitalism. 
Posted: 29/09/17
‘Required reading for people trying to understand not only how the Anthropocene arrived on the scene, but why left-leaning people everywhere need to understand it’
Posted: 26/09/17
Climate & Capitalism readers David Schwartzman and David Walters respond to criticism of Jacobin magazine’s special issue on climate change.
Posted: 24/09/17
Ian Angus challenges a left-wing magazine that promotes geoengineering, nuclear power, carbon storage and other techno-fixes as solutions to climate change. 
Posted: 20/09/17
What will happen after the destruction caused by Harvey and Irma? The experience of New Orleans after Katrina shows what to expect when capitalists profit from disaster.
Posted: 19/09/17
Five new books for green-left activists, on urban climate change, past mass extinctions, tropical rainforests, religious anti-science, and the end of Arctic ice.