[Marxism] Climate and Capitalism, Dec. 7, 2010

Ian Angus ecosocialism at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 08:11:12 MST 2010


CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
An online journal focusing on capitalism, climate change, and the
ecosocialist alternative.
http://climateandcapitalism.com
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Visit Climate and Capitalism every day for news and
analysis from the Climate Change negotiations in Cancun
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December 7, 2010

BOLIVIA RESPONDS TO U.S. MANIPULATION
OF CLIMATE TALKS REVEALED BY WIKILEAKS
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3590
Amy Goodman interviews Pablo Solon, Bolivia’s ambassador to the UN, on
Wikileaks revelations the United States  used financial and other aid
for blackmail, and mounted a secret global diplomatic offensive to
overwhelm opposition to the “Copenhagen Accord”

PUTTING HUMANS BACK INTO SOCIALISM
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3578
A real socialist alternative requires a “profound democracy from below
rather than decisions by a state that stands over and above society”,
where all workers are able to develop their human capacities.

CUBAN DOCTORS LEAD THE FIGHT
AGAINST CHOLERA IN HAITI
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3574
With a tradition of service in the world’s poorest and most forgotten
states, the Cubans are a major frontline force in the multinational
response to the raging epidemic

CLIMATE INACTION WILL KILL 5 MILLION PEOPLE,
MOSTLY CHILDREN, BY 2020
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3568
Report released in Cancun today details a large-scale crisis with some
impacts increasing by over 300% globally by 2030.

IS ‘OVERCONSUMPTION’ BEHIND THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS?
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3563
Book Review. ‘Treading Softly’ is important book , but it fails to
understand the structural problems of capitalism that have brought us
to economic and ecological crisis

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Reports from Cancun:

LA VÍA CAMPESINA: “FOIL THE CARBON MARKET PLAN!”
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3586
The global forum “For Life, Environmental and Social Justice” has begun

LA VÍA CAMPESINA: “COP 16 IS DOOMED TO FAIL”
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3583
Statement by Alberto Gomez of La Via Campesina’s international coordination.

RUMORS AND PESSIMISM REIGN IN CANCÚN
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3576
Rich nations aim to replace the Kyoto Protocol with the Copenhagen
Accord, eliminating compulsory emission reduction targets

GRIM PICTURE EMERGING IN CANCUN CLIMATE TALKS
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3572
Expectations for an agreement at COP16 were deliberately lowered by
governments and in the mainstream media in the lead-up to these talks.
But what is happening now is even worse

VIDEO: CANADA WINS 3 FOSSIL AWARDS
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3557
Canada is off to an impressive start at the United Nations Climate
Change Conference in Cancun, if what you’re measuring is climate
inaction and environmental embarrassment.

EYEWITNESS IN CANCUN
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3580
http://climateandcapitalism.com/?p=3545




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