‘A gift to Big Oil’, claims Vox’s Leah C. Stokes. Documentary filmmaker Josh Fox had the film temporarily removed from sites with the help of a twitter mob. The creators “have done a grave disservice to us and the planet” cried Penn State climatologist, Michael E. Mann, who soon after compared Michael Moore to Donald Trump and Putin.Read more
Eamon Ryan has been leaking internal information to apply pressure to his fellow party members to go into coalition. Green Party councillors have supported Fianna Fáil candidates in local areas. Green Party councillors voted to privatise O’Devaney Gardens social housing.Read more
Some are calling the crisis a ‘cleanse’ of the planet, that because it disproportionately affects older people, it’s the Earth’s revenge against ‘boomers’ and that humanity really needed to ‘check itself’ or let the planet breathe.Read more
Basic functions of a state, such as public investment, have been restricted to an unprecedented degree. Karl Marx saw that national debt is the means by which the modern state is sold to the capitalist class, determining which section of that class will be in control.Read more
The state intervention required to avoid a complete climate catastrophe, such as enforcing reduced energy consumption, the rejection of the fossil fuel industry and better management of natural resources, are all fundamentally incompatible with laissez faire, free market principles.Read more
If we oppose the destruction of the Amazon, how can we support an institution like the EU, that is able to encourage it’s destruction whilst giving the impression that it is eco-friendly. This will only continue the narrative that China, India or the global south are massive polluters and need to become more green like Europe. We are simply exporting the climate guilt of European people and placing it upon post-colonial nations.Read more
Does our environmental salvation come in the form of one child policies, the end of famine relief or our own coerced sterilisation?Read more
Only by rejecting liberalism and basing our understanding on historical materialism and the experience of the masses (and manifesting this in concrete organisational forms) can Varadkar’s ludicrous carbon tax give way to the democratic ownership of the economy.Read more
We need a change of system. A system not based on the pursuit of profit but an economy organised on the basis of sustainability and the needs of the population.Read more
Billions from Koch Brothers & ExxonMobil – Corporations behind climate change denial.
The racist history of the ‘over-population’ myth; One Child Policy, Racial Hygiene, David Attenborough, & Marvel’s Thanos.
Europe is the Final Nail for Irish Farmers: ‘Capitalists in South America will only have more reason to rape the Amazon to increase their output’.
Dialectics of Climate Science – Liberalism vs Marxism