Ecosocialism 2023

Conference: Ecosocialism 2023 — A World Beyond Capitalism

Ecosocialism 2023 will bring together ecosocialists from around the world, particularly from the Asia-Pacific region, examining the intersection between the ecological, economic and political crises of this time and draw together activists from various progressive social movements to discuss how we campaign for a world beyond capitalism.
Karl Marx statue

Marxian ecology, dialectics, and the hierarchy of needs: An interview with John Bellamy Foster

Interview with John Bellamy Foster — Our hope is that, as people mobilize against the environmental conditions produced by the present social system that increasingly threatens their lives, they will also be animated to protect the earth as a home for humanity, carrying out a worldwide ecological and social revolution
CPIML environment

Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation: Draft resolution on environmental & climate crisis

Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation — We are currently living amidst a global environmental and climate crisis as experienced in the form of increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, global warming and several other consequences.

United States: Building a movement for climate justice

Alyssa Battistoni is co-author of 'A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal' (Verso 2019) and is currently writing a book titled 'Free Gifts: Capitalism and the Politics of Nature'. She spoke to Phil Gasper about the climate crisis and a Green New Deal.
John Molyneux

Vale John Molyneux (1948-2022)

Global Ecosocialist Network Steering Committee - We are still in shock and sadness at John Molyneux’s sudden passing. John was the driving force in establishing the Global Ecosocialist Network, and he succeeded in bringing together ecosocialists from around the world in a spirit of genuine collaboration to shares experiences and ideas.
Matt Hrkac

An ecosocialist strategy to win the future

Sabrina Fernandes - To save the Earth and abolish capitalism, we need to think seriously about how to transition — and when
Marx and ecology

Marx, ecology and politics: An interview with Derek Wall

Derek Wall discusses Marx’s contribution to ecological thought, where current socialist governments are acting regarding the environment, and how EcoMarxists interact with electoral politics.

The failure of COP27 and the alternative to capitalism

Sonny Melencio - Greta Thunberg, a well-known Swedish climate activist, criticized the global summit as a forum of “greenwashing” that is not really meant to change the whole system but encourages only paltry changes. Thunberg’s statement highlights the position taken by a growing number of Left activists in the Philippines who are coming together soon to launch a movement called ecosocialism. 
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Drought, heat wave and revolution

Daniel Tanuro - Global warming, extreme severity of drought in Europe, heat waves, snowball effect (or cascading reactions) among all these crisis factors... Risk of sudden changes in ocean circulation with incalculable consequences... This article addresses three points: the explanation of this incontestable observation, the possible evolution, and the policies to be implemented.
Emiliano Di Cavalcanti (Brazil), Projeto de Mural (‘Mural Project’), 1950.

Brazilian peasant leader: ‘Capital’s attack on nature endangers humanity’

João Pedro Stedile - Today, humanity is at risk because of senseless social inequality, attacks on the environment, and an unsustainable consumption pattern in rich countries that is imposed on us by capitalism and its profit-seeking mentality.
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First and Third World ecosocialisms: Improving contemporary ecosocialist debates

David Camfield - As catastrophic floods in Pakistan and drought in Europe and China highlight the ecological crisis of fossil capital, a debate between Matt Huber and Kai Heron raises important issues for anyone concerned with understanding and responding politically to our times.
Anti-war protest in Lisbon. Photo from Feminist Antiwar Resistance / @t_alexx_t

The limits of western economic war with Russia and the failure of climate policy

Simon Pirani - A look at the economic war being waged alongside the military conflict, the resulting disruption of energy markets, and their place in the broader social and ecological crises shaking capital.