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Whatever happened to peak oil?

06 Dec 2018

Prices are down to a 10-year low. It is clear that dire predictions of exhausted reserves and the world running out of oil were thoroughly misconceived. Jack Conrad returns to the issue of energy

Environmental crisis is real

15 Nov 2018

We cannot prevent climate disaster by denying the existence of the problem, argues Daniel Harvey

Capitalism is the cause of, not the solution to runaway climate change

18 Oct 2018

The system cannot be managed more efficiently to halt global warming, argues Michael Roberts

Scorching weather and climate

02 Aug 2018

Things have been hot, but there is more to climate change than increased temperatures, argues Eddie Ford

No future for London

05 Jul 2018

The third runway is not inevitable. It must be stopped, argues Paul Demarty

Space policy directive 2

31 May 2018

Donald Trump has signed a presidential directive designed to boost US space commerce and fend off any challenge from China. Jack Conrad says the left would be well advised not to welcome the latest promises of getting back to the moon and going on to Mars

Production for production’s sake

23 Nov 2017

Optimism over Bonn and COP23 is misplaced, writes Simon Wells

First Harvey, now Irma

07 Sep 2017

How many times must the American south be flooded before the political class drops its ecological complacency? A few more yet, worries Ira Wiseman

Heritability - biological and social

03 Aug 2017

In the third article of a four-part series Mike Belbin discusses ‘inherent character’. Today this is no longer ascribed as racial, but is put down to a person’s genes

Born loser: is destiny biological?

20 Jul 2017

Did the notion of biological superiority bite the dust following the racism of the Nazis? In this first article in a four-part series, Mike Belbin traces the reformulation of an ancient idea of human character

Fossil fuel era continues

06 Jul 2017

Predictions of an imminent decline of oil are misplaced, argues Jack Conrad. Along with global temperatures, consumption is set to rise

Growth for the sake of growth

08 Jun 2017

US withdrawal from the Paris agreement demonstrates a contempt for the future of the planet. However, Eddie Ford argues that only socialism, not capitalist techno fixes, can prevent ecological degradation

Standing idly by while Britain chokes

11 May 2017

‘Killer air’ represents a public health emergency, writes Eddie Ford, yet the government wants to do as little about it as possible

Karl Marx and ‘eco-Marxism’

30 Mar 2017

The threat of ‘ecocidal capitalism’ is linked to the absence of a class-conscious international proletariat, writes Rex Dunn

Return of the killer air

23 Feb 2017

Tinkering measures cannot halt pollution, writes Arnulf Solberg

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