SDG7: The Impossible Energy Transformation

Iain Davis The alleged purpose of the United Nation’s (UN’s) Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) is to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.” In keeping with Agenda 2030, the target date to achieve this goal is, as you might expect, 2030. As previously discussed, UN documents are couched in fluffy rhetoric. The disarming…

How Neoliberalism is Destroying Our Environment

Karl Fluri This is how neoliberalism is destroying our environment and enslaving people across the world. Despite the many climate action conferences around the world today, compared to even a few decades ago, it seems that having hundreds of world leaders and billionaires flying around in private jets and attending lavish events in nations where the widespread impacts…

The Netherlands: Template for Ecomodernism’s Brave New World?

Colin Todhunter Farmers in the Netherlands protest. Disaster capitalism and crisis narratives are currently being used to manipulate popular sentiment and push through a set of unpalatable policies that would otherwise lack sufficient political support. These policies are being promoted by wealthy interests that stand to make billions of dollars from what is being proposed. They…

COP27 Concludes While the Environmental Crisis Continues

Abayomi Azikiwe Although a fund to address “damage and loss” was established, still no real commitments were made by the capitalist states to halt environmental degradation and transition to renewable energy sources There were high expectations for the United Nations Climate Conference held in the Egyptian seaside resort of Sharm-el-Sheikh. COP27 took place on the…

Multinationals Set to Expand Gas and Oil Sites Despite Climate Concerns

Ocean Rebellion demonstrators protest against the use of fossil fuels in the shipping industry, in London, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. As climate activists and politicians began leaving the Cop27 climate conference in Egypt today, it emerged that the giant gas and oil producers were finalising plans for more new fossil fuel production sites. The news…

Daniel Ortega: “What We Are Faced with is a Gang of Assassins Who Control the Global Economy, Who Control Atomic Weapons and Who Commit Crimes Every Day”

Conclusion of a speech from Comandante Daniel during the closure of the National Congress of the July 19th Sandinista Youth in tribute to Comandante Carlos Fonseca Amador, founder of the FSLN, November 8th 2022.Read the entire speech here. I want to conclude by referring to a meeting currently taking place there in Egypt, they call…

COP27 Deliberations Reaffirm Imperialist States as Main Obstacle to Ending Climate Change

Abayomi Azikiwe Cop In Egypt Where People Protested Climate Policy Developing countries and mass organizations continue to demand compensation for damage and loss After one week of speeches, discussions, demonstrations and debate, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) has once again stalled over the questions of which global interests are actually responsible for environmental…

Green Capitalism in Crisis: The End of a Chimera

Eder Peña In the face of the global climate crisis, which is now evident in the destructive force of meteorological events, the question arises once again as to how to deal with this phenomenon, the causes of which are associated with the civilizational model that has spread from the United States and Europe to the…

Vandana Shiva: “This is How We Beat the Great Reset”

Renowned environmental activist and author, Vandana Shiva, joined me at our first ever live community event in Hay-On-Wye. We spoke about how the mainstream media have framed the Dutch Farmer protests, the hidden land grab agenda and how data is not the highest evidence for living, a good healthy body is! Vandana Shiva: The Great…

The Wide Role Brazil’s Military Has Played in the Destruction of the Amazon

Pedro Marin In the Brazilian Amazon, as deforestation reaches record levels and rivers are increasingly polluted, the illegal gold mining contributing to these problems continues largely unabated. The response of the government has been to increase military action to curb environmental crimes in Brazil. Far from achieving this purpose, however, the military intervention has only led to tragedies in the…

Vandana Shiva: The Great Reset Is ‘a Project of Extermination’

Jeremy Loffredo Vandana Shiva and Russell Brand dissect the Great Reset and the motives and psychology of the ruling elite. On the latest episode of Russell Brand’s “Under the Skin” podcast, Indian scholar, environmental activist and food sovereignty advocate, Vandana Shiva, explained how the economic plan known as the Great Reset is a “project of…

COP26: Success or Failure?

Yoselina Guevara The 26th United Nations Climate Conference (COP26), which ended in Glasgow on November 14, was described by its organizers as “a huge step forward” in the fight against climate change. The final agreement, reached after more than two weeks of negotiations and signed by almost 200 countries, explicitly mentions for the first time…

Indigenous People Take Over a Pipeline Station in the Peruvian Amazon

Peoples Dispatch Since October 4, more than 200 Indigenous people from the Peruvian Amazon have taken over a pipeline station to demand social and environmental support for the region. Photo: Petroperú The Indigenous people of the Loreto region in the Peruvian Amazon are demanding environmental remediation against numerous oil spills. They also seek infrastructure guaranteeing…

Marikana: The Struggle for Breath and Dignity

Bonile Bam 31 July 2021: Former mine employee Bongani Mpofu says life in Marikana is hard for its impoverished residents. (Photographs by Bonile Bam) The Marikana area in North West province may be rich in platinum group metals, but the profits from mining them do not benefit residents, who have little hope of improving their…