Tag: fossil fuels

North Sea oil: devastating new report

The UK’s North Sea oil tax regime spearheaded a wave of privatisation across Britain and the rest of the world, argues Juan Carlos Boué in a new report published today.

Borders and the climate emergency

Ida Picard analyses the function that borders play in extinction capitalism and argues that we must be uncompromising in calling for all borders to go.

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

Ecuador: Indigenous peoples fight back

Statement by the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) on the revolt triggered by austerity measures demanded by the IMF.
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.

Interview: the Algerian uprising continues

Supporters of the Algerian uprising will be gathering once again this Saturday (6 April) at 1pm, Marble Arch, London. Seth Uzman speaks to one of the volunteers and reports on the protests so far.

revolutionary reflections | ‘Green Capitalism’: a critical review of the literature: part 3

Part III of Stephen Graham’s critical review of the ‘Green capitalism’ literature examines debates between advocates of ‘green Keynesian’ approaches and supporters of de-growth.

revolutionary reflections | ‘Green Capitalism’: a critical review of the literature: part 2

Part 2 of Stephen Graham’s critical review of the ‘Green capitalism’ literature examines the relationship between capitalism and fossil fuels.

revolutionary reflections | ‘Green capitalism’: a critical review: part 1

Today, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world have been taking part in climate strikes. Stephen Graham dissects the discourses of sustainability, Green capitalism and the Green economy.

Just Transitions in Scotland: Scot.E3 Employment, Energy & Environment

Report on a conference planning a rapid and just transition to a sustainable energy economy in Scotland.