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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

Burning up planet Earth

10 Jun 2010

BP's advanced technology exists purely to serve the destructive interests of capital, writes Eddie Ford

It was right to put safety above profits

22 Apr 2010

James Turley argues that there is more to the Eyjafjallajökull volcano than disruption to tourists

Establishment impotence fuels climate denial

18 Feb 2010

Capitalism and sustainability do not mix, says James Turley

Ecology and economism

21 Jan 2010

Ben Lewis reviews Martin Empson's Marxism and ecology: capitalism, socialism and the future of the planet Bookmarks, pp32, £1.50

There is no Planet B

17 Dec 2009

Copenhagen saw the ongoing face-off between the US and China, writes Eddie Ford

Blue wave needs red vision

10 Dec 2009

On Saturday December 5, around 50,000 activists took part in the London 'blue wave' demonstration against climate change. Ben Lewis was there

Copenhagen sets disastrous CO2 targets

10 Dec 2009

Truth is much more prosaic, writes Eddie Ford

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

Nuclear power irrationality

17 Jan 2008

Simon Wells challenges not only the specifics of nuclear power, but also the logic of capitalist expansionism

Negotiators fail climate test

20 Dec 2007

Simon Wells comments on the international climate talks held at Bali

Zoological determinism

08 Nov 2007

Gerry Downing takes a closer look at the latest musings of George Monbiot

Ozone man joins rogues' gallery

18 Oct 2007

Simon Wells examines why Al Gore was awarded the Nobel prize

Ungreen American

04 Oct 2007

Environmentalists around the world were less than impressed by president George Bush's speech at the major economies' meeting on energy, security and climate change last week. Simon Wells comments

End factory farming

09 Aug 2007

Yet again, we are in the midst of a foot-and-mouth scare. Eddie Ford analyses the situation

Compensation, not insurance

02 Aug 2007

Eddie Ford comments on the floods: Communists argue that in the event of a disaster or major accident any redress made should be based on a system of need, not individualised insurance schemes. And logically this requires that a universal compensation system be set up

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