Wake Up Call on the Environment: a Student Manifesto

Written by Manifeste étudiant pour un réveil écologique, consisted of students from various French higher education schools: AgroParisTech, CentraleSupélec, Ecole Polytechnique, HEC Paris, and ENS Ulm.   We, students in 2018, make the following observation: despite the many calls from the scientific community, despite the irreversible changes already observed around the world, our societies keep moving […]

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November 9, 2018

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Kropotkin and Climate Change

Written by Mike Davis. Excerpts from Davis’ article The Coming Desert: Kropotkin, Mars and the Pulse of Asia (originally published in New Left Review 97, January-February 2016) Anthropogenic climate change is usually portrayed as a recent discovery, with a genealogy that extends no further backwards than Charles Keeling sampling atmospheric gases from his station near […]

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January 4, 2018

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We Need to Stand Against “Green” Capitalism

  An interview with Dimitri Roussopoulos, co-founder of TRISE and Black Rose Books, by Thodoris Antonopoulos from the Greek journal Lifo. Translated from Greek for TRISE’s website. I had prepared another question for the beginning, but the latest developments changed my mind… after the recent “superstorms” Harvey and Irma, combined with the accelerating melting of […]

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December 17, 2017

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Why “Warning to Humanity” Gets the Socio-Ecological Crisis (and its Solutions) Wrong

Written by Salvatore De Rosa and Jevgeniy Bluwstein. First published at Entitle Blog in November 2017. The “Warning to Humanity” signed by more than 15.000 scientists calls for action to save the planet proposing elitist environmentalism and missing the real target. Instead, scientists should analyse the roots of the socio-ecological crisis and join the grassroots struggles […]

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November 24, 2017

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Rapid Social Change as a Pre-Requisite For Preventing Global Climate Catastrophe

Article by Olli Tammilehto, originally published in the book Sustainable Futures: Replacing Growth Imperative and Hierarchies with Sustainable Ways  in 2009 (written in October 2008).   Our ecological situation on the Earth is very precarious. We are on the verge of global climate catastrophe. Humanity has only a short period of time to change its metabolism with […]

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June 20, 2017

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Our best chance for solving the climate crisis — direct democracy and equality

Written by Yavor Tarinski The apocalyptic images that we see in contemporary fictional cinema and literature seem to be not that far from materializing and in real life. Talks about the end of life as we know it are beginning to make more sense as information about the possible consequences of the unfolding global warming […]

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February 27, 2017

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