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To save the planet, fight for a red world

03 Dec 2009

Capitalism is showing itself to be totally incapable of cutting back on carbon emissions, writes Eddie Ford

Unnatural disaster

05 Aug 2021

A combination of scorching heat, greed and a warmongering government has resulted in widespread fires. Esen Uslu reports from Turkey

At the tipping point

05 Aug 2021

Can the bourgeoisie be forced to adopt climate socialism? Highly unlikely, but we should not rule it out in principle. Eddie Ford highlights the necessity of a minimum programme

Grim warning from Canada

08 Jul 2021

Heat domes and devastating fires are ominous portents of runaway global warming. Eddie Ford warns that the future looks bleak - unless the working class organises to replace capitalist class rule at the global level

Politics not as usual

08 Jul 2021

After Batley and Spen, Derek James reports on debates over Labour’s prospects and amending our programme

Expensive, dangerous, unnecessary

04 Mar 2021

The solution to global warming does not rely on going over to nuclear power and a thousand Sizewell Cs - an accelerationist delusion, argues Eddie Ford

Luddite delusions

25 Feb 2021

Our arguments about energy forms must be based on solid grounds, says an insistent Emil Jacobs

No escape from Earth

25 Feb 2021

Dreams of Martian colonies cannot substitute for revolutionary change on this planet, argues Paul Demarty

Swords into ploughshares?

18 Feb 2021

Nuclear power is no answer to global warming, argues Eddie Ford - it is incredibly expensive and inherently dangerous

Loss of biodiversity continues

01 Oct 2020

A global socialist solution is becoming ever more urgent declares Jim Moody

Socialism or extinction

17 Sep 2020

Wildfires in Oregon and California point towards catastrophe in the near future, writes Eddie Ford

Arguing against the wrong ‘Marxism’

17 Sep 2020

Despite commonly believed myths, writes Chris Gray, Marx and Engels saw human emancipation as linked to the protection and enhancement of nature

Unrecyclable threat

25 Jun 2020

Jim Moody reviews Deia Schlosberg’s The story of plastic

Interlocking phenomena

25 Jun 2020

What is the connection between the coronavirus pandemic, ecological catastrophe and global capitalism? Mehdi Kia investigates

Nature and humanity

09 Apr 2020

Did Engels really seek to water down Marx’s concern for the environment? Quite the opposite, argues Michael Roberts

Premonition of the future

09 Jan 2020

Australia’s fires are a perfect illustration of the environmental crisis facing the planet, writes Eddie Ford

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