[Marxism] Climate and Capitalism, July 25, 2011

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 05:00:23 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

COAL SEAM GAS: 
A FRACKING SONG 
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5052
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 
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5038
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? 
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5015
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 
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5010
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 
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=5076
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. 

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Other recent articles

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. 

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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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