[Marxism] Climate and Capitalism, Dec. 7, 2010
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CLIMATE AND CAPITALISM
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analysis from the Climate Change negotiations in Cancun
December 7, 2010
BOLIVIA RESPONDS TO U.S. MANIPULATION
OF CLIMATE TALKS REVEALED BY WIKILEAKS
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
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
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
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?
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
Reports from Cancun:
LA VÍA CAMPESINA: “FOIL THE CARBON MARKET PLAN!”
The global forum “For Life, Environmental and Social Justice” has begun
LA VÍA CAMPESINA: “COP 16 IS DOOMED TO FAIL”
Statement by Alberto Gomez of La Via Campesina’s international coordination.
RUMORS AND PESSIMISM REIGN IN CANCÚN
Rich nations aim to replace the Kyoto Protocol with the Copenhagen
Accord, eliminating compulsory emission reduction targets
GRIM PICTURE EMERGING IN CANCUN CLIMATE TALKS
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
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
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