The Environment

Climate Change: Capitalism Can’t cope

Last October the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a report on what they consider would have to be done, and by when, to avoid average global temperature rising by the end of the century by more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Sceptical About Doomsday?

Bjorn Lomborg’s ‘The Skeptical Environmentalist’ vs Lester Brown’s ‘Eco-Economy’ on the state of the planet


Stockholm, Rio and Beyond

The failure of the United Nations to prevent a global ecological crisis


Eco-Socialism

Only world socialism can ensure sustainability


Agenda 21—Funding Failure

How the 1992 Earth Summit failed to deliver


Profit-Depleting Agreements

Profit takes priority as global warming continues


Earth Summit II Ends in Failure

Review of the 1997 Conference in New York


Climate Change—A Familiar Story From Kyoto

International struggle to agree on reducing carbon emissions


Trading Loopholes at the Hague

Year 2000 international global warming conference fails to reach agreement


Profit Enhancing Chemicals

Profit takes priority as ozone depletion continues


Deforestation

Profit takes priority as deforestation rates escalate


World Fisheries Reach Crisis Point

Overfishing and the unsustainable drive for profit

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