Energy

Arms race

Stop Wapenhandel and The Transnational Institute co-produced an important dossier in November that details the enormous funds the West is spending on a new arms race, reports Pip Hinman.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus selects his favorite red and green books from 2022.

oil drilling

Just days after US President Joe Biden called global warming 'an existential threat to human existence', the US proceeded with the nation's largest-ever auction of oil and gas permits, reports Kenny Stancil.

Coral reef

Susan Price interviews Canadian ecosocialist Marc Bonhomme about the 2022 United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), which took place in Montreal from December 7‒19.

Deep Sea Mining_wastewater_discharge cr Greenpeace

While mining companies seek to downplay the destructive impacts of deep-sea mining, undercover videos obtained by Greenpeace show how such mining activities pollute the ocean, reports Ben Radford.

GHG emissions

A new study reveals that scientists employed by fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil between 1977–2003 correctly predicted the rate of temperature rises as a result of carbon emissions, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Capital in the Anthropocene

Marxist economist Michael Roberts reviews Kohei Saito's forthcoming book.

Raymond “Bubbly” Weatherall, who has been fighting the oil and gas giant for many years, says the fight for culture, land and water is far from over. Pip Hinman reports.

Gas and coal are killing us

The federal government's energy price cap will clip the industry's wings but prices will still rise, writes Alex Bainbridge.

No Kaliwa Dam

Socialist and environmental activists came together to launch a course of educational seminars on ecosocialism in the Philippines’ capital, Manila, on November 25, reports Susan Price.

Person holds sign reading 'Support Liz & Petrina'

Two climate activists are defending their charges of blocking the road to Woodside Energy’s Scarborough liquid natural gas plant on the Burrup Peninsula, reports Nova Sobieralski.

Getting the Victorian government back in the game on energy ownership is good policy and appears to have been widely welcomed in the elections, argues Cam Walker.

The idea of trusting the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund with “innovative approaches” to assist developing countries dealing with the effects of climate change is a recipe for disaster, writes Chris Lang.

Activist holding sign that reads ‘No Narrabri gasfield’ at a November 12 climate rally in Sydney

Climate Coalition Sydney organised a forum that heard from four union and environmental activists fighting against the Australian government’s fossil fuel expansionism. David Killingly reports.

ncle Geoffrey speaks at the protest outside Deep Yellow's AGM.

Protesters outside Deep Yellow’s annual general meeting said the company must end its plans to mine uranium at Mulga Rock on the land of the Upurli Upurli people. Sam Wainwright reports.

Andrew Chuter (top left), Niko Leka (top right), Rachel Evans (bottom right), Paula Sanchez

Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

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