We are scientists, calling for a climate revolution Posted Sep 09, 2021 ~~ Scientist Rebellion

https://mronline.org/2021/09/09/we-are-scientists-calling-for-a-climate-revolution ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ The climate and ecological crises threaten every aspect of human civilisation. Despite decades of warnings from scientists and others, greenhouse gas emissions and temperatures continue to soar. A domino effect of climate tipping points threatens to push the Earth into a state that is alien and inhospitable to human civilisation.… Continue reading We are scientists, calling for a climate revolution Posted Sep 09, 2021 ~~ Scientist Rebellion

The storm before the storm

https://www.workers.org/2021/09/58808/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ There is no doubt that the climate catastrophe threatens the future of life on the planet. A massive mobilization of the working class will be needed to combat this threat. But, as Hurricane Ida and the associated flooding revealed, this is not just a threat to future generations —… Continue reading The storm before the storm

The Double Deformation ~~ Michael A. Lebowitz

https://climateandcapitalism.com/2021/06/17/the-double-deformation/  ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Economic exploitation is only one aspect of capitalism. The crisis of humanity and the crisis of the earth system are inseparable Michael A. Lebowitz is professor emeritus of economics at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. His books include The Socialist Imperative, The Contradictions of Real Socialism, and Between… Continue reading The Double Deformation ~~ Michael A. Lebowitz

What the Sunrise Movement Can Do Better ~~ JOHNATHAN GUY SAM ZACHER

jacobinmag.com/2021/08/sunrise-movement-green-new-deal-left-politics-local-organizing?mc_cid=8a9e8d27da&mc_eid=2206b60e8c ~~ suggested by a guest contributor ~~ The Sunrise Movement deserves enormous credit for putting the Green New Deal on the national political agenda. But the organization seems to have hit a wall as of late. It may be time for Sunrise to pursue a new direction in its tactics BIDEN YOU COWARD —… Continue reading What the Sunrise Movement Can Do Better ~~ JOHNATHAN GUY SAM ZACHER

Global Climate Panel’s Report: No Part of the Planet Will be Spared. ~~ Bob Berwyn

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09082021/global-climate-panels-report-no-part-of-the-planet-will-be-spared-ipcc-science-cop-extremes/ ~ ~ posted for dmorista with introduction by dmorista ~~ Introduction by dmorista This short article in Inside Climate News summarizes the information in the latest IPCC Report: Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis (there is a link to the actual draft report for those who feel up to a serious technical read about the situation). If… Continue reading Global Climate Panel’s Report: No Part of the Planet Will be Spared. ~~ Bob Berwyn

No climate future without system change

https://mronline.org/2021/07/15/no-climate-future-without-system-change/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~ Two years after the first global climate strike on 19 March 2019, despite the acute situation, COVID-19 has pushed the question into the background. Yet the coronavirus is in itself a judgement on the capitalist mode of production which destroys ecosystems and creates biological and environmental dangers that threaten… Continue reading No climate future without system change

Terrifying UN Draft Climate Report Urges Total Transformation of Our Way of Life

https://truthout.org/articles/terrifying-un-draft-climate-report-urges-total-transformation-of-our-way-of-life/ ~~posted for collectivist ~~ A protester holds a placard reading “Our house is on fire” during a climate demonstration outside The Hague, Netherlands, on June 24, 2021.The western states have been stuck in a blast furnace of hot weather as spring transitions to summer. Record-breaking heat, drought and extreme stress to power grids have… Continue reading Terrifying UN Draft Climate Report Urges Total Transformation of Our Way of Life