Category Archive: environment

Hurricane Matthew: Caribbean in the Cross-hairs!

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[As Hurricane Matthew gains strength it is important to remember how these extreme weather events caused by global warming effect people from Third World nations.  Many have expressed concern for Haiti in particular.… Continue reading

Water Crisis in India: The Oppressed must Unite against the Enemies of our Planet!

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[Water is key to life! Without fresh water we are doomed! Through pollution, climate change, and over-consumption, fresh water is becoming more and more scarce.  In the article below we can see how… Continue reading

The struggle for Communism is the struggle for our planet: Ecological Double Dose!

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[Our common home is under attack! Our dearest comrade Planet Earth, who gives us life, is slowly shedding us.  At the ends of the Earth, the Ice Caps are melting because humans cannot… Continue reading

A Fight for Land and Livelihood

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by Ahmad Ibrahim PHOTOS: KAZI TAHSIN AGAZ APURBO (http://www.thedailystar.net/) Mondagini Bakti stands in front of me with her left hand on her hip and her right hand outstretched towards the light, her palm… Continue reading

Climate change could worsen diseases like Zika virus, experts say

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[Climate change is a global problem that will require a global response with international coordination. The capitalist-imperialist system is incapable of solving this issue for many reasons; chiefly because its endless and wasteful… Continue reading

The Storm That Will Unfreeze the North Pole

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by Robinson Meyer (the Atlantic) The sun has not risen above the North Pole since mid-September. The sea ice—flat, landlike, windswept, and stretching as far as the eye can see—has been bathed in… Continue reading

Climate pact hinges on finance: conference host France

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[As long as capitalism remains the global system, climate change will be discussed ad nausem with no results. Hollande and the rest of the imperialists can invoke “finance” until they are blue in… Continue reading

Flooding in Asia displaces millions; death toll rising rapidly

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[Once again we see evidence of how severe weather patterns, which could be linked to global climate change, are disproportionately punishing the poor in the 3rd world. What would amount to simple property… Continue reading

Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die

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[While global climate change will impact all of humanity, it is clear that those who will suffer the most live in the third world.  Under capitalism, the poor have always been made to… Continue reading

Pope’s Environment Encyclical: Francis Urges Revolution to Save Earth

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[As Leading Lights, the protection and preservation of the environment has always been one of our highest priorities. While Pope Francis’ definition of revolution certainly differs from ours, this still comes as welcome… Continue reading

Climate change sparks tension in India’s tea gardens

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[Here we see another example of how global climate change disproportionately affects the poor in the third world.  Tea workers in Assam make about $2 US per day.  These tea firms would probably… Continue reading

Antarctica is basically liquefying

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by John Light (grist.org) Antarctica’s icy edges are melting 70 percent faster in some places than they were a decade ago, according to a new study in the journal Science. These massive ice… Continue reading