Electric Vehicles: Back to the Future? [Part 2/2]

By Frédéric Moreau Read Part 1 of this article here. While the share of solar and wind power is tending to increase, overall energy consumption is rising from all sources — development, demography (a taboo subject that has been neglected for too long), and new uses, such as digital technology in all its forms (12% … Continue reading Electric Vehicles: Back to the Future? [Part 2/2]

Electric Vehicles: Back to the Future? [Part 1/2]

By Frédéric Moreau In memory of Stuart Scott Each year while winter is coming, my compatriots, whom have already been told to turn off the tap when brushing their teeth, receive a letter from their electricity supplier urging them to turn down the heat and turn off unnecessary lights in case of a cold snap … Continue reading Electric Vehicles: Back to the Future? [Part 1/2]

The Girls and the Grasses: A Celebration and Fundraiser for the Ecofeminist Movement

Global warming. Biodiversity collapse. Rampant inequality, war, and sexual abuse. The problems we face today are overwhelming and getting worse. Eco-feminism has answers. From the philosophy of domination to the practicalities of overpopulation, there are links between the oppression of women and the destruction of the planet. Those links can be used to harm, as … Continue reading The Girls and the Grasses: A Celebration and Fundraiser for the Ecofeminist Movement

Political Prisoner Support for Ruby Montoya and Jessica Renzicek

By Max Wilbert On July 24th, 2017, Ruby Montoya and Jessica Renzicek made a public statement admitting that they had carried out multiple acts of sabotage against the then-under-construction Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in Spring 2017 during the #NoDAPL #StandingRock movement. The two activists set fire to heavy machinery and used blow torches to damage … Continue reading Political Prisoner Support for Ruby Montoya and Jessica Renzicek

Greenland’s government bans oil drilling, leads indigenous resistance to extractive capitalism

This story first appeared in Opendemocracy. The young indigenous leadership of Múte Bourup Egede is battling for green sovereignty in a time of climate collapse. By Adam Ramsay and Aaron White In 2016, Greenland’s then minister responsible for economic development, Vittus Qujaukitsoq, welcomed the appointment of Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon Mobil, as US … Continue reading Greenland’s government bans oil drilling, leads indigenous resistance to extractive capitalism

Indigenous leaders from India denounce Modi over coal hypocrisy

Editor’s note: This struggle continues and we will continue to cover it. Deep Green Resistance against civilization is the only way to prevail. It “will not go quietly into the night.” – William Shakespeare This story first appeared in Survival International. Representatives of India’s Adivasi (Indigenous) people have denounced PM Narendra Modi for proclaiming his green credentials at COP, … Continue reading Indigenous leaders from India denounce Modi over coal hypocrisy

Highlights of new Infrastructure Bill just passed in the US

By Max Wilbert – Section 11318: Exempts oil and gas pipelines on most federal lands from environmental analysis. – Sections 40301-40333 (“Fuels and Technology Infrastructure Investments”): These sections propose nearly $15 billion in taxpayer subsidies for dirty energy, including oil, coal, gas, and woody biomass via investments in largely theoretical and unproven carbon capture and … Continue reading Highlights of new Infrastructure Bill just passed in the US

Mother Nature, Inc.

This article originally appeared in Counterpunch. Editor’s note: What is the Endgame of capitalism? First destroy the planet for profit then profit on the protection of what is left. Just look at how the market commoditized bottled water, in plastic to boot. How much does a bottle of clean air cost? It will not end … Continue reading Mother Nature, Inc.

Climate change is muting fall colors, but it’s just the latest way that humans have altered US forests

This story first appeared in The Conversation. By Marc Abrams Fall foliage season is a calendar highlight in states from Maine south to Georgia and west to the Rocky Mountains. It’s especially important in the Northeast, where fall colors attract an estimated US$8 billion in tourism revenues to New England every year. As a forestry scientist, I’m often asked how climate … Continue reading Climate change is muting fall colors, but it’s just the latest way that humans have altered US forests

Collapse Total: New Tactics and Strategies for the Climate Justice Movement

Editor’s note: From the 15th to the 22th of November, in different countries, the Glasgow Agreement is articulating mobilizations, protests and blocks against one of the biggest oil & gas companies in the world: Total. This story first appeared in Common Dreams. By João Camargo The social alliance to take on global capitalism must be … Continue reading Collapse Total: New Tactics and Strategies for the Climate Justice Movement

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