[Marxism] Climate & Capitalism, July 21, 2011

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 20:01:25 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 21, 2011

BOLIVIA: CUT WAR SPENDING TO AID
VICTIMS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5005
“A positive initiative would significantly reduce military spending
and allocate monies to a fund that addresses the impacts of climate
change in developing countries.”

SOUTH ASIA WOMEN’S NETWORK:
FOR A REAL GREEN ECONOMY
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5002
“A Green Economy should replace the current economic order, which is
based on inequity, environmental destruction and greed, which has
resulted in keeping nearly half the world’s population in poverty, and
has brought the planet to the point of a severe environmental
catastrophe through climate change.”

CLIMATE AND ECONOMIC CRISES:
WHY WE NEED AN ECOSOCIALIST ‘JUST TRANSITION’
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4981
Presentation by Patrick Bond for a panel discussion on Climate Change
and Just Transition, at the National Union of Metalworkers of South
Africa Climate Change Conference in Johannesburg, July 18, 2011.

THE FACE OF CLIMATE CORRUPTION IN CANADA
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4975
What’s truly amazing about Canadian politicians is how cheaply they
can be bought. continued…

BRITISH GREEN LEADER ENTERS
THE POPULATION DEBATE … ON THE WRONG SIDE
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4972
There are other issues she should concentrate her efforts on and the
uneasy marriage of resource depletion with population is one we could
do without
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Other recent articles:

HUNGER IN THE MIDST OF PLENTY
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4963
Billions of people regularly struggle to get enough to eat. The
problem isn’t a lack of produce or a rising population. It is a system
driven by profit.

CAPITALISM VERSUS THE ENVIRONMENT
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4957
An Interview with Chris Williams. “We are really reaching a critical
period. We certainly need to make some significant changes in the next
ten years or so.”

AUSTRALIA’S CARBON PRICE PLAN:
‘THE GREATEST CORPORATE WINDFALL OF OUR TIME’
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=4947
Friends of the Earth Australia says the newly announced carbon price
mechanism will give generous handouts to polluters while having
limited impact on greenhouse gas emissions

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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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