A 1971 pamphlet, popular during the early years of the ISE, sparked a statewide conversation about absentee ownership and neo-colonialism in Vermont.
On the key findings and radical implications of last summer’s IPCC climate report.
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.
Brian Tokar’s book Toward Climate Justice is now available in Persian (به سوی عدالت اقلیمی). Translated by Ali Mohebbi and published by the Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands (RIFR) in Tehran, Iran.
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.
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.”
… by ISE director Brian Tokar. Addressing common myths about the upcoming Paris conference, how events since the 2009 Copenhagen conference have set the stage for what could be a fatally flawed agreement, and how activists in Europe and the US are responding. available at CommonDreams, Counterpunch, ZNet, New Compass, Toward Freedom, and a terrific new website, Paris Climate Justice.