Climate crisis

As global temperatures rise we need serious action to solve the climate emergency

Alarmingly — but not surprisingly — 2023 was the hottest year since 1850, but Labor is dragging its feet and depending on the private sector to handle the climate transition. Pip Hinman reports.

Container ship and port

Pedro Fuentes, a leader of the Socialist Left Movement (MES), a tendency within Brazil’s Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) speaks to Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about imperialism’s new phase, ecological crisis and international solidarity.

Arabunna Elder Uncle Kevin Buzzacott passed away in Alice Springs on November 29, 2023. A fierce advocate for his people and for a nuclear-free Australia, Kevin will be sorely missed, writes Jim Green.

Ecological impact of Gaza bombing, disease and war in Sudan & 2023 wrap up

Green Left journalists Isaac Nellist, Chloe DS and Gabriel Di Falco go through the latest news from across the continent and around the world. 

Parts of NSW’s harsh anti-protest laws have been declared unconstitutional by the NSW Supreme Court. Jim McIlroy reports.

people holding signs and banners

The COP28 climate summit in Dubai ended with an agreement that, for the first time, explicitly endorsed a move away from fossil fuels, but is so full of loopholes that the fossil fuel industry will be allowed to persist and thrive, reports Jake Johnson.

COP28 protest in Sydney for climate action

Expectations were never high for COP28, but as the climate deniers have managed to subvert the summit’s goals, Alex Bainbridge argues Australia must set its own climate transition plan.

text says no climate justice on occupied land

As international solidarity with Palestinian people predicated on human rights continues to develop, it is intersecting with growing outrage over the environmental cost of war, writes Jordan AK.

book covers

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents eight important new books for rebels and revolutionaries on your gift list

attendees at COP28

COP28 is shaping up as another failure, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Labor and Coalition governments like to justify their policies as being based on supposed shared democratic values, which they then conflate with “Australian interests”. But the moral postering is coming underdone, as Peter Boyle argues.

Australia is unlikely to achieve net zero by 2050 in the absence of radical policy changes, writes John Quiggin.