There is No ‘Green Transition’
It’s hard to take talk of a “green transition” seriously when both the total volume of emissions, and the rate of increase in concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, continue to hit new highs.
James PlestedApril 4, 2022
Australian Government’s Energy and Military Policies Fuel Deadly Floods
Thousands of Australians have been displaced by massive flooding. The government’s support for fossil capitalism and militarism must be countered by an internationalist, worker-led climate movement.
Sam CarlinerMarch 12, 2022
When Spanish Miners and Agricultural Workers Staged the First Environmental Protest in History
Many historians trace the first environmental protest back to the late 19th century in Spain. It is a largely forgotten story, but one that resonates today.
Claudia FerriFebruary 20, 2022
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Left VoiceFebruary 10, 2022
Poisoning People for Imperialism: Navy Reneges on Shutting Down Hawaiʻi Site
Appealing an emergency order by the Department of Health, the U.S. Navy has gone back on its promise to draft a plan for defueling tanks at the Hawaiʻi Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility and cleaning up contamination. U.S. imperialism intends to stay in Hawaiʻi for the long term; the movement must expand to include worker action to defeat it.
Sam CarlinerFebruary 2, 2022
Peruvian Fishermen Block Highway after Devastating Oil Spill
Hundreds of residents and fishermen living in the areas affected by the oil spill in Peru mobilized over the weekend demanding that the government immediately sanction Repsol, and require the company to compensate those affected by this ecocide.
Cecilia QuirozJanuary 24, 2022
Multinational in Peru Makes the Environmental Disaster Caused by Oil Spill Even Worse
A volcanic eruption in the Tonga Sea caused an oil spill in Peru on Saturday, January 15, and the effects on the coastal area have been severe. The bosses have turned a blind eye, and the Peruvian government has not acted with the necessary speed.
Cecilia QuirozJanuary 22, 2022
The Movement to Shut Down Red Hill Forced a Concession from the U.S. Navy. The Fight Continues.
The U.S. Navy has made a first concession to the demands of the movement to shut down Red Hill. Water protectors understand that their fight must continue. The larger climate movement, the working class, and oppressed people must maintain solidarity.
Sam CarlinerJanuary 12, 2022
Labor Unions, Environmentalists, and Indigenous People Unite to Defeat Mining Interests in Argentina
A zoning law would have opened up the southern Argentinian province of Chubut to large-scale mining by multinational corporations. But the law was defeated in just five days by an alliance of environmentalists, workers, youth, and indigenous people. Their fight points the way forward for other movements around the world.
Marisela TrevinDecember 27, 2021
The U.S. Navy Poisoned Hawaii’s Water — and Covered It Up
In the latest instance of military pollution and cover-ups, the U.S. Navy has been leaking jet fuel into drinking water in Honolulu. The environmental movement must stand with victims of climate imperialism.
Sam CarlinerDecember 9, 2021