Agriculture

Wheat field

Hunger has doubled in the world's 10 worst climate hotspots, worsened by profiteering on cereal markets by huge agriculture corporations. Peter Boyle reports.

Pakistan flood

As Pakistan struggles to respond to catastrophic floods, calls are growing to demand the suspension of the country’s external debt repayments, reports Susan Price.

Book cover

Chris Slee reviews Zhun Xu's book on the history of China's agricultural collectivisation.

Fisherfolk and environmentalists say knowingly damaging the oceans for the sake of outdated and unnecessary fossil fuel exploration is wrong. Darrin Saffin reports.

Ukraine

Ukrainian agricultural expert Mykhailo Amosov talks about the devastating impact of Russia's invasion on Ukraine’s agricultural sector, and the link between the war and the fight against climate change.

The water problems Chile faces are historically embedded in a neoliberal framework that has remained tilted in favour of the ruling class, writes Yanis Iqbal.

Drought

Binoy Kampmark reports that the current European drought is estimated to be the worst in 500 years.

Massai resist land grabs

For decades, the Maasai have been resisting displacement by mining, tourism and conservation, reports Hibist Kassa.

The war in Ukraine has made an already critical food crisis worse. Fingers point to grain supply shortages, but the problem is far deeper and linked to the economic system that turns food into a profitable commodity, writes William Briggs.

A protest against ZEDEs

Honduran President Xiomara Castro signed a decree on April 25 that repealed the law creating the country's nefarious Economic Development and Employment Zones (ZEDEs), reports Ben Radford.

Water campaigners are optimistic that new minister Tanya Plibersek will deliver the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in full. Tracey Carpenter reports.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf May

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for understanding and changing the world.

Indigenous protest in Colombia

Paramilitary violence continues to take lives and wreak havoc in Colombia, reports Peoples' Dispatch.

Australian landscape

Progressive filmmaker, Damon Gameau spoke with Green Left about his new film, a response to the devastating 2019–20 bushfires.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf March

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents five new books for reds and greens.

The PM has announced a funding package to boost the koala's long-term protection and recovery efforts. But, as Binoy Kampmark argues this avoids the two major causes for its population dwindling: climate change and habitat destruction through other means.

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