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


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


Profit takes priority as deforestation rates escalate

World Fisheries Reach Crisis Point

Overfishing and the unsustainable drive for profit