Crises in the Environment: 3 Reasons Why Nothing Less Than Revolution Is Urgently Needed

Refugees from Syria where hellish wars and climate change have made life impossible at a refugee camp in Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border. Photo: AP

1. In early May, researchers at Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia released a report that they have “calculated that the Middle East and North Africa could become so hot that human habitability is compromised.” And that “The goal Continue reading


The Ouarzazate solar plant in Morocco: triumphal “green” capitalism and the privatization of nature

We find this a valuable article even though we disagree with the author on some points. For example, he states, “The climate crisis we are currently facing is not attributable to fossil fuels per se, but rather to their unsustainable and destructive use in order to fuel the capitalist machine. In other words, Continue reading