Posts Tagged: climate change

California wildfires, climate crisis and the failure of capitalism

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The horrific wildfires that engulfed Napa and Sonoma counties in the Bay Area this month were the deadliest in California history.

U.S. withdrawal from Paris Accord and the urgent need for a new system

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By Any Means Necessary | There are a number of proposals to address climate change but all of them would mean a major overhaul in how we structure soc...

Miami marches amid the danger of climate change

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The people of Miami demand a response to rising sea levels threatening the city.

Trump’s science budget to defund climate change work

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Recently the Trump administration released a draft for the science funding component of the 2018 federal budget.

Big banks perpetuate climate crisis

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A recent New York Times report shed light on big banks’ investment in the Rajawali Group, a large Indonesian conglomerate linked to major deforestat...

Climate change tipping point crossed: What is to be done?

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Last week, climate scientists confirmed that our planet has permanently crossed a climate change tipping point when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels ...

Obama’s solution to climate crisis: More bombs, border walls

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This week, Obama pledged to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement to keep temperature rise below 1.5°C while at the same time ordering the Pe...

Ft. McMurray ‘firestorm:’ A crime of capitalism

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An out-of-control blaze consuming an area larger than Hong Kong has leveled the city of Ft. McMurray in Alberta, Canada and has displaced more than 88...

Limitations of the Paris Talks: Socialism is solution to climate catastrophe

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Our hopes cannot lie in the politicians to save us or that the “1%” will have a change of heart and stop destroying the planet out of greed.

Seattle says NO to Shell’s arctic drilling fleet

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On April 26, more than 1,000 people gathered at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle to to say "Shell No" to Shell Oil's arctic drilling plans.