[Marxism] Climate & Capitalism, December 17, 2012

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 23:10:12 MST 2012


CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
An ecosocialist journal, edited by Ian Angus
http://climateandcapitalism.com

What’s new, December 17, 2012
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Feature Articles

VERTICAL FARMING: ANOTHER ‘SOLUTION’ THAT WON’T WORK
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3Qg
Stan Cox: Building factory farms in urban skyscrapers is promoted as a
way to fix our broken food system. Despite the good intentions of its
advocates, it's a fantasy, an unrealistic techno-fix that can only
divert attention from the need for real change.

HOW FIRST NATIONS ORGANIZED AGAINST TAR SANDS PIPELINES
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3PK
Art Sterritt: Coastal First Nations leader explains how they won the
support of 80% of British Columbians for the indigenous peoples'
campaign against Enbrodge's pipeline plans

CLIMATE DISASTER CAN BE PREVENTED
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3P4
Simon Butler: Practical, affordable solutions exist, but the necessary
resources won't be mobilized so long as corporations, media barons and
generals make all the big decisions.

DIALECTICS IN SCIENCE: AN INTERVIEW WITH HELENA SHEEHAN
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3QF
The author of “Marxism and the Philosophy of Science” says the
tendency of some on the left to counterpose a humanistic Marx to a
positivist Engels weakens Marxism, and is not supported by historical
evidence.

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Ecosocialist Notebook

BELIEVING OTHERWISE: INDIVIDUAL ACTION AND SOCIAL CHANGE
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3QP
Individual actions won’t change the world — but that doesn’t mean
every advocate of personal change is headed in the wrong direction.

POPULATION, CONSUMPTION, AND RECTANGLES
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3OT
Can elementary geometry explain environmental problems? Actually, no.

POSTMODERN MEETS THE CLASS STRUGGLE, ILLUSTRATED
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3PT
Stop complaining, everything is relative ...

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In review

THE NEW FIGHT OVER WHO OWNS THE EARTH
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3PB
'Landgrabbers' offers a bleak picture of land grabs by corporations
for agriculture or resource exploitation and equally appalling 'green
grabs' by conservationists

CHASING ICE: A MUST-SEE FILM
http://wp.me/p9tW8-3Qu
Incredible photography, undeniable evidence of climate change




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