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In the face of climate apocalypse, the rich have been devising escape plans. What happens when they opt out of democratic preparation for emergencies?
“Megafires” are now a staple of life in the Pacific Northwest, but how we talk about them illustrates the tension at the heart of the western myth itself.
The Marxist-environmental historian Mike Davis has produced a rich corpus critical of capitalism.
A new book on climate change deploys an old theme, pitting man against nature. This is not only wrong; it stands in the way of a just future.
Whoever figures out how to save Texas might just save the rest of us in the process.
The poems collected in What Nature were written in the predawn of the Sixth Extinction Event.
Timothy Donnelly, BK Fischer, Stefania Heim
Silicon Valley has turned the problem of marine plastic waste into yet another avenue for “disruption.” But why should clean oceans have to make good business sense?
Standing Rock shows us that businesses don't simply silence protestors, they also discredit and bankrupt them.
There is more than enough wind energy to power our future. But our model of paying for it is stuck in the past.
David McDermott Hughes
Mar-a-Lago is the apotheosis of the Florida Dream in which wealthy interests degrade the environment and hollow out prospects for the poor. But as Hurricane Irma shows, this dream was never sustainable.
Julian C. Chambliss
Global capitalism is no longer simply characterized by uneven development, it is characterized by uneven disaster.
Can Angela Merkel circumvent Trump to build a multipolar alliance on climate change?
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