Relaunching Ecosocialism Canada

Ecosocialism Canada does not pretend to be impartial. This is a partisan project, written and edited by people who strongly believe that an ecological revolution is needed, and that no such revolution is possible within the framework of the capitalist system. In John Bellamy Foster’s words, “There can be no true ecological revolution that is not socialist; no true socialist revolution that is not ecological.” ... [click title to continue]

Canada reveals climate stance with praise for Australian carbon tax repeal

In a formal statement, the Canadian government said it "applauds" the move by Australia this week to repeal a carbon tax on the country's 300 biggest polluters. This is the first time Canada has actively sought to discourage other industrialised countries from following through on their own climate change commitments. ... [click title to continue]

The Tar Sands Disaster

Tar sands production is one of the world’s most environmentally damaging activities. It wrecks vast areas of boreal forest through surface mining and subsurface production. It sucks up huge quantities of water from local rivers, turns it into toxic waste and dumps the contaminated water into tailing ponds that now cover nearly 70 square miles. ... [click title to continue]

Ecosocialism and Deglobalization

By Aurélien Bernier Le Journal des Alternatives September 3, 2012 This is a google translation of the original article"Wild industrialization that accumulates pollution, urbanization out of scale that dislocates communities, no longer meet the needs and aspirations of present time. The time has come to define a new growth. "[...]"I insist, in fact, for several years, and in various circumstances, ... [click title to continue]