Persian Translation of Brian Tokar’s book Toward Climate Justice/به سوی عدالت اقلیمی

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.

By ISE | February 7th, 2021 | Article Archive, Brian Tokar, Featured, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

New Comic on COVID, Capitalism, and Climate Change from South Africa

Our friends at Environmental Monitoring Group have produced a fantastic new comic: “Noma and the Curse of the 3 Cs:” COVID, Capitalism, and Climate Change. Set in South Africa, the story looks at the interrelationship between poverty, exploitation, and environmental degradation from the perspective of a woman named Noma. It’s a great resource with lessons …

By ISE | October 15th, 2020 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Peoples’ Tribunal on Fracking & Climate Change

The historic Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking, and Climate Change took place on May 14th – 18th, co-hosted by the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word.  The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT or Tribunal) is a highly respected international forum that grew from the Russell-Sartre Tribunal to investigate whether …

By ISE | October 14th, 2018 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

System Change or Extinction? Thoughts on “The Uninhabitable Earth”

“There are thus two critiques of “The Uninhabitable Earth.” First, Wallace-Wells fails to account for all the positive environmental actions we’re going to take. But he also ignores the negative political actions that are bound to occur. But something is missing here. These two critiques don’t go well together. It just doesn’t make sense that we could make major reductions in emissions with the same old “vicious right-wing minority” in power. If they’re still in charge and pushing wars, we’re screwed. It seems obvious, but apparently bears repeating: environmental change requires political change. Capitalism fuels environmental devastation. We will only halt environmental devastation if we dismantle capitalism.”

By ISE | July 17th, 2017 | Article Archive, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |