Posts Tagged: environment

Billions face food, water shortage due to capitalist degradation

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Millions and even billions of people will face food and water scarcities in the coming years if the current trend of global warming continues. This is...

Change the system, not the climate!

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This article first appeared in the Jan. 31 issue of Australia's Green Left Weekly. Al Gore’s film "An Inconvenient Truth" has helped dramatise t...

Global warming, capitalism endangering planet

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The following article appeared Jan. 9 on pslweb.org. The year 2007 will be the hottest year on record. This was the prediction announced by the Britis...

Corporate global warming reform: ‘Kumbaya moment’ or backstabbing amongst polluters?

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On Jan. 23, the Wall Street Journal reported in a front-page article: "For years, the fight over the Earth’s rising temperature has been mostly ...

U.S. government cuts weather and climate research budget

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According to a study by a panel of experts at the National Academy of Sciences, the earth science budget of the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis...

2007 could be warmest year ever

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The year 2007 will be the hottest year on record. This was the prediction announced by the British Meteorological Office on Jan. 4. The higher global ...

Navajo elders resist corporate greed, environmental degradation

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The four corners area of New Mexico—the only place in the United States where four states come together in one place—is one of the most im...

Disaster preparation and the capitalist state

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In the early hours of Dec. 14, a vicious storm with hurricane force winds hit the Pacific Northwest causing extensive damage, flooding, power outages ...

ExxonMobil funds European global warming skeptics

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In an effort to distort the public discourse on global warming, especially in Europe, ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil company has contribute...

Global warming case heard by Supreme Court

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For the first time, the environmental movement has brought the issue of global warming before the U.S. Supreme Court. At stake is whether or not the f...