climate change

“Capitalism is Dead” (George Monbiot) but Only the World Working Class Can Bury It

It did not take the fatal consequences of recent record temperatures in Western Europe, or the recent wildfires in California, monsoon floods in Nepal, India and Bangladesh or the Mozambique cyclones, to tell us that something has radically shifted in the world’s climate. The existential threat of human-created climate change to life on the planet has been understood for decades. NASA, among others, first sounded the alarm about global carbon emissions in 1988 and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was formed the same year.

Extinction Rebellion: Not the Struggle we Need, Pt. 1

The first of a three-part critique of Extinction Rebellion, focussing on their attitudes towards the police, legal system and prison.

Thunberg's Call for General Strikes: The Confusions of a Liberal Protest

The Youth Climate Protest have turned to the mass strike as a weapon of protest. Unconsciously, they have grafted one of the major elements in the struggle for working class revolution onto their "utopian-reformist" demands. In doing so they distort the real meaning of such a strike.

E12: Against Ecofascism with the Green Anticapitalist Front

12 Rules for What are joined by the Green Anticapitalist Front to discuss Ecofascism.

Climate grief, climate anger

Climate strike, Nottingham, Market Square, 2019.

Climate grief can turn to climate anger, which can be a powerful force for change

The Dead Don't Die: who makes the zombies?

Dead Don't Die Poster

A review of Jim Jarmusch's anti-zombie film. This review contains many spoilers so you may want to see the movie before reading this.

What does “climate emergency” mean? Let’s define that OUTSIDE parliament

The UK parliament declares a "climate emergency" while supporting Heathrow airport expansion, fracking, and fossil fuel subsidies. We need to make our own decisions about what the emergency is and how to deal with it

Climate change must be a thing: it's on prime time TV

XR protest on Waterloo Bridge, London

The political establishment will try co-opting new climate protest movements, such as Extinction Rebellion and the school strikes. Let's stop that happening

Criticism without Critique: A Climate Camp Reader

A document collecting various critiques of the 2000s Climate Camp movement. Originally produced by Shift Magazine and Dysophia.

Global Warming: Capitalism Threatens the Planet

Capitalism is killing the planet. The answer should be staring every environmentalist in the face: get rid of capitalism!