Environmental Racism Leads to Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi, a city whose population is more than 80 percent Black, has been without clean reliable water for days, adding to the ongoing water issues due to decades of neglect and divestment.
Molly RosenzweigSeptember 2, 2022
Climate Change Causes Torrential Flooding in Pakistan, Dispossessing Millions
Due to increased monsoon rains caused by climate change, Pakistan has been hit by catastrophic floods, killing over 1,000 people and displacing thousands more.
Molly RosenzweigAugust 28, 2022
Democrats’ ‘Climate Bill’ Puts Polluters before People and the Planet
Congressional Democrats, supported by President Biden, just passed a major spending bill focused on climate change, health care, and taxes. But it’s no win for the climate or the working class.
Robert BelanoAugust 13, 2022
The Mediterranean Sea Hits 86ºF — 10ºF Higher than Expected
Massive evaporation, torrential rains, prolonged extreme humid heat, and dying marine life — these are among the consequences of this summer’s heat wave as the waters of the Mediterranean Sea reach record levels.
Pedro VantasJuly 27, 2022
As Europe Burns, Biden Puts Profits over the Climate
As the global working class combats the deadly climate crisis, Biden and Democrats offer little except loyalty to capital and the U.S. war machine.
David KainJuly 23, 2022
Climate Crisis in Europe: Here We Tread upon a Spark
Europe has been struck with a deadly heatwave, with temperatures exceeding 40°C (104°F). We need a radical ecological transition out of this catastrophe.
Antoine RambozJuly 22, 2022
The Court is Trying To Kill You: SCOTUS Bolsters Climate Change
The Supreme Court just gutted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s power to regulate emissions. It’s time for the climate movement to stand up and fight back against the capitalist institutions that are killing the planet.
Sam CarlinerJune 30, 2022
You Can’t ‘Green’ the Military (You Have to Fight It)
The armed forces of state violence are "going green", but they're no friends of the environment. We need an internationalist climate movement that's strongly opposed to militaries, police, prisons, and borders.
B.C. DaurelleJune 22, 2022
Recovering the Legacy of Marxism in the Face of the Ecological Crisis
Does progress require the conquest of nature? Is “humanity” responsible for the climate crisis? What is the relationship between nature and capitalist society? In Marx’s Ecology — newly translated into Spanish for Ediciones IPS — John Bellamy Foster overturns conventional interpretations of Marx and instead offers a rational approach to the environmental crisis. This article presents the prologue to the new Spanish-language edition.
Juan DuarteJune 5, 2022
Open Letter to a Newborn Child: Why You Were Born on a Burning Planet
I just had my first kid. In 12 or 15 years, they might ask what we were thinking, giving what we knew about climate change. I've written down my thoughts in a letter.
Nathaniel FlakinMay 30, 2022