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The red and green shelf is overflowing! Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus looks at nine important new books address topics ranging from ecosocialism and rising seas to trees, growth and global poverty.

David Dungay Jnr's mother Leetona outside the Coroners Court in Lidcombe on November 22.

Cries of pain erupted as the findings were read out to a room packed with family and supporters. Dungay’s indefatigable mother Leetona, the Dungay family, activists and community members say justice has not been delivered.

Melbourne March for Our Future in December, 2018. Photo: Takver/Flickr

The climate movement has to take up the issues of refugees, war and global inequality to ensure a just climate for all.

An Extinction Rebellion protest in Brisbane on October 11.

The climate crisis is the greatest threat ever faced by humanity. The survival of the human race is at stake. The reality of the heating of the planet can no longer rationally be denied.

Sydney Climate Strike on September 20.

As the climate crisis and global economic inequality intensify, the need to build a mass movement against the rich and powerful becomes more urgent.

Water for Rivers Newcastle launch on November 17.

A new grassroots group, Water for Rivers, has been set up in Newcastle with the aim of raising awareness about the causes of about the dire situation in the Murray Darling Basin and helping to bring life back to the rivers.

Justice for Patrick Fisher rally in Sydney on February 11, 2018.

Patrick’s death resulted from an operational procedure that took place while he was evading arrest, raising the question as to why police did not avoid taking actions that ultimately contributed to this outcome.

Construction unions has won separate women’s toilet facilities on numerous job since the late 1990s. But now it appears this right — along with many others — is under attack.

Steve O'Brien

Over the past 150 years, Hunter Workers has continued to be a voice for regional needs that has promoted a broad social vision.

Middelgrunden offshore wind farm in Denmark

In the face of government inaction, unions are determined to do what they can to secure permanent, well-paid, sustainable industry jobs for their members.

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