Socialism & the environment

Socialism & the environment

Socialism and the environment reading list

The ecological catastrophe facing the planet as a result of the destructive nature of capitalism has become ever clearer in the recent period due to the increasing concentration of CO2 and other greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere, the increased melting of the polar ice caps as well as increasing extreme weather events. Yet capitalism is trapped by the interests of each nation state being put first before the crisis our planet faces.

These books & magazine contain a socialist analysis of the environmental crisis and/or an explanation of how climate change can only be fought by opposing capitalism

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December/January 2015/16 issue

£3.00 *

This book explains how and why capitalism has failed to tackle global warming. The quest for profit and the tendency of competition to degrade the environment means that only a democratically planned socialist society can solve global warming.

£9.95 *

This book explains how and why capitalism has failed to tackle global warming and other threats to the environment, including nuclear contamination.

£5.00 *


A collection of articles on nuclear power from the Militant and Militant International Review


£1.00 *

Beating the Big End of Town is an account of the successful community campaign that stopped the construction of the East-West toll road in Melbourne.

£6.50 *

Naomi Klein tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the war our economic model is waging against life on earth.

£20.00 *
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