climate change

Climate-Production-Capital

A discourse on climate change in terms of revolutionary change can and must be developed.

Only the World's Workers Can Save Us from a Capitalist Cataclysm

Editorial for Revolutionary Perspectives 18 (Series 4).

Save the Planet - Destroy Capitalism!

In July hundreds of lives were lost in heat domes over western Canada and the US, and floods in Germany and China. Wildfires raged out of control from California to Greece, Turkey and Siberia. These disasters are clearly the result of global warming disrupting weather patterns. If emissions of greenhouse gases continue on the present path, these events will seem like a vicar’s tea party in comparison to what is to come. Millions upon millions will die.

Climate Crisis and Social Transformation in the Age of Corona - Norbert Trenkle

Text from Norbert Trenkle of Krisis Group examining the corona crisis in relation to the climate crisis and capitalist value production.

Can Capitalist Reform Save The Environment?

The Stockholm Resilience Centre has recently identified a number of key issues which are becoming catastrophic for life on Earth. Climate change is only one of them but it’s top of the list.

Extinction Rebellion: Not the Struggle we Need, Pt. 2

The second part of our critique of Extinction Rebellion, focussing on how their organisational form leaves them ill-placed to change for the better.

[VIDEO] Satisfying Answers on Socialism: An Open Letter to Destiny

A response to the debate on socialism between YouTuber Destiny and author/professor Ben Burgis, from a libertarian-socialist / libertarian-communist perspective. Topics covered:

1. Are capitalists immoral?
2. Can socialism overcome incentives to destroy the environment?
3. Will widespread ignorance continue in socialism?
4. Can socialism provide a strong, thriving economy?

Also: Marx gets a makeover! (In the literal, not revisionist sense!)

Only the Working Class Can Save the Planet

Only in a communist world without states and borders will human beings be able to really tackle the damage that has been done to their natural surroundings.

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Climate Strikes: A Discussion

Starting Friday, September 20th, a wide collection of groups, many formed within the last year, will kick off a week of action across the world, calling for drastic action to stop climate change. This call will be followed up by another on October 7th, as Extinction Rebellion is pushing for a day of direct actions.

Wanting to know more about the upcoming climate days of action as well as what we can expect from them, It's Going Down caught up with someone in the Northeast US who is active in the new climate movements to talk about the upcoming strikes.

Some suggestions to climate strikers

A text written to distribute at earth strike/climate strike demos. Originally posted at North Shore Counter-Info. The attached documents have versions both with and without contact details for the Green Anticapitalist Front, along with a word version for ease of editing.