Reaching for the emergency brake at Endgames? Capitalism and the climate emergency

On 26 October, rs21 hosted a day of discussions in London about capitalism and the climate emergency. In this roundtable discussion, participants examined currently existing left programmes for decarbonisation.

Converging crises at Endgames? Capitalism and the climate emergency

On 26 October, rs21 hosted a day of discussions in London about capitalism and the climate emergency. The first session of the day discussed how the climate crisis is related to imperialism and state control.

revolutionary reflections | Endgames of US petro-imperialism?

Brian Parkin explains some of the contradictions of the energy markets and the process of US imperial decline in an era of climate catastrophe
A handpainted banner reading 'The oceans are rising and so are we'

Motion: Support the YouthStrike4Climate on 29 November

On 29 November 2019, pupils and students are going on strike for the climate again. We encourage all workers to stand in solidarity with them. The following motion outlines some practical ways to support the youth strikes in workplaces and trade union branches.

Review: A Planet to Win – Why We Need a Green New Deal

Pete Cannell reviews an important contribution to the discussions around the Green New Deal.

Join us at ENDGAMES

On 26 October, rs21 is hosting Endgames? Capitalism and the Climate Emergency. Harry Holmes introduces the event, and explains why you should come.

Review: A Climate Emergency – Beyond a Capitalist Solution

Mike Downham reviews Ken Ferguson's new pamphlet, A Climate Emergency – Beyond a Capitalist Solution.
Gilet Jaunes protesters

Against ‘consumption’

What would a realistic leftist response to the climate crisis look like? Taisie Tsikas argues that we must shift our perspective from consumption to radically reorganising society.

Photo report: XR October rebellion begins

Extinction Rebellion have begun an international fortnight of rebellion. Steve Eason reports on London #Day1.

Review: Facing the Apocalypse

With the insurgent activism around climate in the face of crisis, a Marxist book on climate is timely. John Walker reviews Alan Thornett's book, Facing the Apocalypse: Arguments for Ecosocialism.