[Marxism] Climate and Capitalism, July 25, 2011
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CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
An online journal focusing on capitalism, climate change, and the ecosocialist alternative.
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July 21, 2011
COAL SEAM GAS:
A FRACKING SONG
Coal seam gas, shove it up their assets,
Take your power back, don’t let them frack
SEX, LIES, AND STATISTICAL CORRELATION:
A CAVEAT FOR POPULATIONISTS
The next time someone tells you that population growth has been proven to cause climate change, tell them about the academic study that ‘proves’ penis length affects economic growth
IS NUCLEAR REALLY CHEAPER?
The Flamanville fiasco shows once again that new nuclear power plants are not being built on time or on budget, diminishing the arguments in favor of them.
BACKGROUND READING FOR WORLD AT A CROSSROADS CONFERENCE
The second World at a Crossroads; Climate Change, Social Change conference will be held in Melbourne Australia, September 30-October 3.
AUSTRALIA’S CARBON PRICE PLAN DELAYS
REAL ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
The big environment groups that support the plan may win the battle for a carbon price, but they are on track to lose the climate change war.
Other recent articles
BOLIVIA: CUT WAR SPENDING TO AID
VICTIMS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
“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
“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’
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.
Coming soon …
TOO MANY PEOPLE?
Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis
by Ian Angus and Simon Butler
Haymarket Books, 2011
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