On the key findings and radical implications of last summer’s IPCC climate report.
Author Archive | Brian Tokar
A recent interview with long time ISE faculty and board member Brian Tokar, addressing the evolution of climate justice movements, the problems of markets and technology, the problematic role of the US, and social ecology’s potential contributions to the movement.
In the winter of 1996, Monsanto and a few other companies first began to sell genetically engineered seeds to commercial growers. A new book offers important insights on the complex dynamics of power and compliance and how they drive acceptance of GMOs in countries like Argentina.
Climate Justice and Community Renewal: Resistance and Grassroots Solutions Edited by Brian Tokar and Tamra Gilbertson This book brings together the voices of people from five continents who live, […]
While “Planet of the Humans” makes a few valid points about over-reliance on techno-fixes in general, and the fundamental flaws of biomass energy in particular, it does a serious disservice to those seeking to bring a more systemic and forward-looking approach into the climate movement.
Dilar Dirik, a noted international voice of the Kurdish women’s movement, was a keynote speaker at the recent fifth international conference of Trise, the European social ecology organization. Brian Tokar reports.
An article by ISE board member Brian Tokar, featured in the Winter 2018 issue of ROAR Magazine with an overall theme of System Change: “To address the full magnitude of the climate crisis and maintain a habitable planet for future generations we need to shatter the myths of capitalist growth once and for all.”
The 1990 Earth Day Wall Street Action reflected the flowering of grassroots environmental activity in response to the compromises of the big environmental groups.
The New Compass has just posted a video of Brian Tokar’s presentation from last September in Oslo, titled “Climate Change as a Challenge to Democracy.” This was the opening session […]
This commentary appears on the occasion of the forthcoming “Apocalypse Now?” issue of the Occupied Times of London, as well as the People’s Climate March in New York City and […]