Technology

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.

attendees at COP28

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

Labor wants Osborne in SA to be the first designated zone for AUKUS nuclear-powered submarines, with Stirling in WA nominated as the second nuclear submarine base. David Noonan reports.

Fukushima dumping protest

TEPCO began its third discharge of treated Fukushima radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean, reports Peter Boyle.

Mobile phone with no signal

The nationwide outage of Australia’s second-largest telecommunications companies should prompt a reconsideration of bringing these essential services under public ownership, argues Isaac Nellist

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents new books on Cuba’s degrowth, viruses, Bluefin tuna, small farm solutions, capitalism, slavery and poverty.

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Water, farming, nuclear tests, copper mining, new biology, and sugar. Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six books to help understand and change the world.

Fukushima dumping Sth Korea

Scientists, environmentalists and fisherfolk from around the Pacific took part in a global media conference on August 10 as part of the campaign to stop Japan’s planned dumping of nuclear waste water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean, reports Peter Boyle.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf

Wildfires, deadly heat, climate strategy, sensing the world, anti-science, mining resistance. Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six important new books for reds and greens.

Greenland uranium ban

Perth-based mining company Energy Transition Minerals Ltd will challenge Greenland government over its rejection of an application to mine uranium and rare earths at Kuannersuit/Kvanefjeld, reports Peter Boyle.

Green Left’s Jacob Andrewartha spoke to Aishik Saha, an activist with All India Students Association and a researcher on digital and algorithmic labour, about the development of artificial intelligence under capitalism.