environmental justice

Beyond the Green New Deal: Eco-Socialism and Decolonization

Beyond the Green New Deal: Eco-Socialism and Decolonization

By Michael Novick Environmental catastrophes in southern Africa and in the U.S. Midwest underscore the fact that life-threatening damage from capitalist-induced climate change is happening already. Hundreds died as a result of the cyclone in Mozambique and elsewhere, where the resultant flooding has caused an “inland sea.” Record flooding in Nebraska and elsewhere has caused […]

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    Tax Havens Shelter Illegal Fishing and Amazon Deforestation, Study Finds

    Tax Havens Shelter Illegal Fishing and Amazon Deforestation, Study Finds

    A first-of-its-kind study published Monday shows that tax havens don’t just shelter the wealth of celebrities and large corporations—they also obscure the financial transactions behind environmental destruction. The study, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution by the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University and Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere (GEDB) at the Royal Swedish […]

    Pollution, Race and the Search for Justice

    Pollution, Race and the Search for Justice

    By Bartees Cox and Shravya Jain Without a touch of irony, the EPA celebrated Black History Month by publishing a report that finds black communities face dangerously high levels of pollution. African-Americans are more likely to live near landfills and industrial plants that pollute water and air and erode quality of life. Because of this, […]