Tag Archives: climate changes

Nigeria | Climatic War: Socialist Green New Deal or Great New Disasters

by Gbenga Oloniniran

From world war to civil war, to trade war and to climatic war – the effects of the free market economy have since been greatly felt and remain unending unless challenged, and for what we can tell, they have been disastrous.

Brazil | Bolsonaro, Trump and the growing axis of climate change denial

by Fiona Edwards

The rise of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil represents a terrible blow in the international struggle to prevent runaway climate change.

According to the international scientific community, the window of opportunity is rapidly closing to make the transformative and radical steps required to prevent global warming exceeding the critical point of a 1.5 °C rise. The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says we have just over a decade left to take decisive action to reduce the amount of carbon in the atmosphere. Internationally carbon pollution must be cut by 45% by 2030 and come down to zero by 2050.

Argentina | The G20 and the Counter-Protests in Argentina

by Tony Phillips

On October 31st the centre of the city of Buenos Aires was put on lockdown by the police, the military, and secret services. Martial law provisions were to continue for three days. US aircraft carriers lay offshore on the river plate and the airspace over the city closed. 40,000 police were on the streets of the city to protect twenty top government representatives and a few multilateral bankers; men and women like to refer to themselves as ‘leaders’.

Our leaders behave like children: Greta Thunberg’s speech in Katowice

People will rise to the climate challenge – whether the world leaders like it or not. Listen to and read 15-year-old Greta Thunbergs speech to UN leader António Guterres at the climate change conference in Katowice.

 

Canada | Climate justice movements multiply as 2030 climate deadline looms

by Brent Patterson

A new constellation of movements — including Environnement Jeunesse, the Sunrise Movement, Earth Strike, Extinction Rebellion, and the Progressive International — have formed in recent months to challenge the existential threat of climate breakdown.