A UN film pushes an ambitious plan to mitigate the impact of climate change on the Sahel by planting trees across it. But, averting disaster requires even bigger thinking.
It's going take a fully democratic anti-capitalist movement to fight climate change. The case of South Africa shows how long we have to go.
Medical anthropologist Julie Livingston argues that the conditions of capitalist modernity in which we live are not sustainable and are leading to increased rather than lessened inequality.
Following the new UN report on climate change and agricultural land use, David S. Williams highlights the effects climate changes will have on communities in informal urban areas.
Poor Nairobi residents pay close to four times more for water that is much less clean, adequate or consistent.
The Green New Deal is surely the United States’ most ambitious vision for climate justice to date. But the climate crisis is a global one and Africa is Ground Zero.
Ending the capitalist war against nature begins with eco-socialist perspectives and actions.
Structural Adjustment Programs, implemented by the World Bank and IMF in developing countries, leave the administrative state especially unequipped to deal with climate change.
Beyond immediate disaster relief, sustainable global responses to climate change require greater and more predictable funding to strengthen the resilience of the planet's most vulnerable regions.
The documentary Welcome to Sodom gets most of its facts wrong about the so-called "largest electronic waste dump in the world."
As Cyclone Idai swept across Mozambique, it encountered a state weakened by an extractivist development model and captured by global capital, leaving ordinary Mozambicans exposed.
Discussions on the global climate crisis tend to ignore the role that Africans are playing at the leading edge in the fight against climate change.
Large parts of Cape Town have always been like cities elsewhere on the continent, and not an exception.
The world's most extensive humanitarian crises is currently playing out in northeastern Nigeria and around Lake Chad.
In the year 2000, the citizens of Mozambique suffered a severe flood event. Hundreds died, and
It was three days before Christmas in 1988. Much of the world—following a blisteringly hot summer—had
Kumi Naidoo, the first African head of Greenpeace International on how the world could best do justice to Mandela.
Via @Ryan Fortune: Clip from Change a new South African TV series about environmental politics in the
So Marthinus van Schalkwyk, the last leader of the racist National Party (that was the party