[Marxism] Climate & Capitalism, August 8, 2011

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 09:11:49 MDT 2011


CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
An online journal focusing on capitalism, climate change, and the
ecosocialist alternative.
http://climateandcapitalism.com
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August 8, 2011

STOP THE PIPELINE: 10-YEAR-OLD SPEAKS OUT AND SINGS
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5158
Ta’Kaiya Blaney inspired the crowd at this August 2011 event at the
Rhizome in Vancouver for the Dene Suline. She is 10 years old, she
speaks from the heart and sings with passion.

SHELL MUST PAY FOR DESTROYING MY VILLAGE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5122
Oil spills have effectively destroyed my community. Local farmers and
fishers were forced to abandon their traditional ways of life. Bodo
Creek is, ecologically speaking, dead.

CAPITALISM’S ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT
CONDEMNS THE SOUTH TO POVERTY … OR GENOCIDE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5167
Samir Amin says that the concept of “ecological footprint” can
increase our understanding of the global environmental crisis  … but
only if environmentalists break away from vulgar economics and the
political culture of consensus

CARBON OFFSETS ARE THE WORLD’S WORST PERFORMING COMMODITY
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5165
In addition to being a scam that does nothing to reduce emissions, the
do-called clean development mechanism is a disaster for investors who
hoped to profit from climate change.

AUSTERITY SURVIVAL GUIDE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5131
Brian McFadden’s “The Strip”

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Other recent articles

OBAMA AND CONGRESS: SACRIFICING THE EARTH ON THE ALTAR OF POLITICS
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5113
All equivocation must end, all ties to the Democrats must be severed,
and a new, stronger, more effective movement will rise from the ashes
of Obama’s false promises

ARE SAFE WATER AND TOILETS RESERVED FOR RICH PEOPLE ONLY?
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5110
The UN says that access to water and sanitation is a human right … so
why aren’t we seeing any action?

SEVEN QUESTIONS FOR A POPULATIONIST
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5101
Is environmental destruction primarily caused by the fundamental
nature of our society, or by the number of people in it? Do we need to
change the way we live, or just change how many of us live this way?

CANADIAN GOVERNMENT LIES ABOUT ITS CLIMATE POLICIES
(IS ANYONE SURPRISED?)
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5117
The effectiveness of climate change policies put forward by the
Canadian government has been wildly overestimated, according to a
government-appointed think tank.

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Coming soon …

TOO MANY PEOPLE?
Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis
by Ian Angus and Simon Butler
Haymarket Books, 2011
PRE-ORDER NOW AT
Ecosocialist Bookstore
http://astore.amazon.com/climaandcapit-20

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