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Climate Change

Hundreds of Thousands of Students Join the Climate Strike in Germany, Around the World

The #FridaysForFuture protests have expanded to 1,500 cities in 150 countries. Today hundreds of thousands of students left their classrooms and took the streets around the world. In Berlin, for example, almost 30,000 joined the #ClimateStrike.

Nathaniel Flakin

March 15, 2019

A Green New Deal Can’t Save Us. A Planned Economy Can.

Capitalism has put humankind and much of the Earth at the brink of catastrophe. But there is a way out. The solution isn't a green new deal. It's a communist, democratically run planned economy

Robert Belano

March 15, 2019

Thousands Block Coal Mines in Germany to Fight Against Climate Change

Last weekend, nearly 6,000 activists from all over Europe came to block the coal mining infrastructure of RWE, the largest power company in Germany. It was a display of mass civil disobedience calling for “climate justice” and an immediate end to coal power. We must get rid of coal before 2030 if we want to avoid continued global warming.

Sophia S.

October 31, 2018

Ecological Destruction in the Name of Science

How has a science focused on capital accumulation been used to overturn tried and true models of agriculture to the detriment of the environment and indigenous livelihoods?

Michelle Munjanattu

March 23, 2018

Chaos is the ‘New Normal’ in the Caribbean

How has climate change affected the Caribbean?

Marisela Trevin

March 21, 2018

Winners and Losers of the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement is the first of its kind in history; that much is true. But the real gains in terms of Climate Change prevention are negligible. Here’s why.

Juan C

December 16, 2015

Over a hundred arrested at climate change rally in Paris

On Sunday November 29, French riot police fired tear gas at activists protesting on the eve of the COP21 climate summit in Paris. Some demonstrators were also severely beaten with batons. Over a hundred people were arrested at the demo that was attended by more than 5,000 people.

Left Voice

November 29, 2015

A tale of summits and storm surges

In February of this year, a historic peak was reached: The average concentration of atmospheric CO2 has exceeded the limit of 400ppm for the first time in at least the last 800,000 years, perhaps even the last 25 million.

Sören Luxbach

August 21, 2015

Obama’s Clean Power Plan Leaves Main Polluters Off the Hook

Amidst cheers for Obama's supposedly bold climate protection plan, critiques from some environmentalist groups arise. The new show of commitment to reduce green house emissions covers up the ongoing permissive policies toward fracking and the oil industry.

Juan C

August 5, 2015