[Marxism] Climate and Capitalism, July 4, 2011

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 11:15:11 MDT 2011


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

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July 4, 2011

Don't miss these new contributions to our continuing discussion on
ecosocialism and deep ecology.

Saral Sarkar
ON MALTHUSIANISM AND ECOSOCIALISM
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4872

Franklin Dmitryev
SARKAR'S CONFUSED DEFENSE OF MALTHUS'S CAPITALIST IDEOLOGY
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4890

Ian Angus
AN OPEN LETTER TO SARAL SARKAR
ON POPULATION, WILDERNESS, AND ECOSOCIALISM
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4892

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Other new articles

WHY CARBON TAXES WON’T SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4857
“There is no economic mechanism that can substitute for the initiative
of an aroused populace.”

THE MISLEADING MANTRA OF ‘OVERPOPULATION’
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4855
If the Earth is too crowded right now, it is because we have too many
billionaires. continued…

CONFESSIONS OF A NUCLEAR POWER SAFETY EXPERT
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4853
“I soon came to the conclusion that neither international cooperation
nor technological advancements would guarantee human societies to
build and safely run nuclear reactors”

PABLO SOLÓN, AN AMBASSADOR FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE AND MOTHER EARTH
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4850
Pablo Solón has been at the forefront of the battle for climate
justice, the effort to address the climate crisis in an urgent and
equitable manner.

WHO GETS THE BIG U.S. FARM SUBSIDIES? NOT FARMERS
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4847
60% of U.S. farmers get no aid, while government programs subsidize
the wealthiest agri-businesses and absentee land owners

IF A TREE FALLS: A STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4843
Review: Who should be on trial, the  politically naïve activists who
were responsible for millions of dollars in damages but no loss of
life? Or the lumber magnates who are cutting down the old-growth
forests?

COURT BLOCKS FREE LEGAL SUPPORT FOR BEAVER LAKE CREE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4841
Canada’s ‘justice system’ strikes again. The Canadian and Alberta
governments have successfully prevented the Beaver Lake Cree Nation
from obtaining free legal representation in their fight against the
tar sands.

THE RETURN OF SOCIALISM
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4839
Video: “One does not need to be a socialist to understand that
socialism has been a part of this country’s journey from the
start.”—John Nichols

JUST DO IT – A TALE OF MODERN-DAY OUTLAWS
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4836
Trailer for the new feature documentary about environmental direct action

STATE OF THE CLIMATE: HOTTER THAN EVER, AND GETTING HOTTER FASTER THAN EVER
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4832
Every month for the past 25 years the global temperature has been
above the 20th Century average. And the rate of increase is speeding
up.

BOLIVIAN LAW AIMS TO PROTECT FOOD SOVEREIGNTY
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4830
Evo Morales’ government is poised to pass a law that ensures Bolivians
can feed themselves, and protects the environment

U.S REGULATORS AND NUKE OPERATORS REWRITE HISTORY
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4822
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is rubber-stamping applications to
extend the life of nuclear plants by 50%, with no independent safety
review. The industry claims the reactors were not designed for a
specific life span. They lie.

CANADA’S ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME, AND BRAZIL’S EXAMPLE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4819
Bill McKibben: “Exploiting the tar sands is a crime, pure and
simple—and, given the stakes, it is one of the most staggering the
world has ever seen.”

CARBON MARKETS ARE NOT COOLING THE PLANET
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4816
Carbon markets are open to fraud, misrepresentation and organized
crime … and they do not reduce greenhouse gas emissions

GLOBAL DEBT? SEND THE BILL TO THE RICH!
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4810
If the world’s ultra-rich wanted to, they could totally pay off the
Greek and U.S. debts, and they would still be rich. Instead, they want
us to pay.

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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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