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The bushfire royal commission has acknowledged what activists and scientists have been saying for decades: climate change is causing catastrophic weather events. Suzanne James argues we have to keep up the fight.

Neville Spencer reviews John Bellamy Foster's The Return of Nature, which examines the ecological thought of those who came after Karl Marx and were influenced by his philosophy, politics and ecology.

When David Mcevoy last spoke to Green Left in January, he and three friends had barely escaped Cobargo with their lives. He spoke to Suzanne James about recovering from trauma during COVID-19 and his hopes and fears for the future of the historic town.

Dozens of disruptions and hundreds of climate rebels arrested over seven days marked Extinction Rebellion's Spring Rebellion in Naarm (Melbourne) last October. Film by Zebedee Parkes.

The Amazon will play a critical role in determining the future of life on Earth, given the climate regulating role the rainforest plays, writes Thiago Ávila.

International Centre for Climate Change and Development's Noor-E-Elahi speaks to Susan Price about how climate-induced catastrophes are impacting on Bangladesh and its fight against COVID-19.

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus recommends six books for understanding the deadliest global health crisis of our time.

 

In her new 75-minute-long podcast entitled Humanity has not yet failed — recorded under the COVID-19 lock down — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg explains that there is no solution to the climate crisis without system change, writes Peter Boyle.

Five studies, all published in the past six weeks, indicate that global heating is intensifying more rapidly than expected, writes Ian Angus, giving increased urgency to the fight for a safe climate future.

Canadian socialist and feminist Suzanne Weiss begins her recent memoir with these words by W B Yeats: “There are no strangers here, only friends you have not yet met.” More than just an epigram, they describe a practice of solidarity that saved Weiss from the Holocaust and later shaped her more than six decades of activity as a life-long socialist, writes James Clark.

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