Ecosocialism

Ecosocialism: the strategic debate

The struggle to save the planet, therefore, can be defined more precisely as a struggle to save the planet in a way that is democratic, socially progressive, and ecologically sustainable.

15th October 2020 // 10 Comments

Saving life on earth

We are well into a mass extinction event, it is accelerating and unlike previous such events it is driven by human action upon the natural world.However, he is clear that the devastation caused by human beings can be reversed by human beings and he puts forward a few broad-brush solutions.

13th October 2020 // 0 Comments

Cometh the [midnight] hour, cometh the book!

Allan Todd reviews Derek Wall’s 2020 Climate Strike: The Practical Politics of the Climate Crisis published by Merlin Press. This book had me from its very first page, with [...]

14th August 2020 // 0 Comments

Relaunch Labour’s Green New Deal

Just 6 per cent of the public want a return to the old pre-pandemic model of the economy. The rest want the lessons of the pandemic to be learned and for real change to be put in place.

26th July 2020 // 1 Comment

Support China’s ban on its wildlife trade

Ecosocialists should oppose this trade whenever and wherever it is found. This is not just because it opens the door to dangerous pathogens but because it stands in direct contradiction to the new relationship between human beings and nature that is central to the future of this planet as a liveable space.

7th July 2020 // 0 Comments

Covid-19 changes everything

Viruses such as Covid 19 represent a direct threat to the future of life on the planet – human life in particular – on a par with the other threats such as global warming, the pollution and acidification of the oceans, the mass extinction of species, and fresh water depletion.

8th June 2020 // 5 Comments

International Earth Day and Covid-19

Our starting point, in the best traditions of Earth Day, has to be the defence of the planet itself as a viable living space. We as human beings cannot keep on trashing nature without serious consequences.

22nd April 2020 // 1 Comment

The electric cars revolution

Modern society was massively (grotesquely) shaped by the ICE – the Global North in particular. It spawned the development of suburbia and the drive into the city to work. This destructive legacy will take huge investment to reverse.

21st February 2020 // 1 Comment

Green New Deals must push the boundaries

Green New Deals (GNDs), of various kinds, are increasingly a feature of the global climate and ecological struggle, writes Alan Thornett . They are not new but today they have greater significance.

20th September 2019 // 0 Comments

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