June 9, 2023
Hyping climate spending is hypocritical if environmental destruction continues.
May 19, 2023
What the G7 wants and the manner it exacts these are untenable and are only bound to hurt the majority of the world’s populations.
November 18, 2022
The United Nations’ 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) in Sharm-el Sheikh, Egypt is focused on the implementation of each country’s nationally determined contribution towards the prevention of global warming. The Philippines is considered a low emitter compared to other nations, yet it ranks among the most vulnerable to climate-related disasters.
September 22, 2022
To guarantee that everyone benefits from our transition to a greener future, a strong and comprehensive policy framework like the People’s Green New Deal is required. Substantial new public spending and re-directing of private spending is also needed to finance this.
October 12, 2021
Environmental scientists, economists, academics and social movements have been talking about “degrowth” as an approach in dealing with the climate crisis. The concept makes perfect sense, but it has provoked doubts and objections, even among well-meaning environmentalists.
June 15, 2021
Dr. Max Ajl’s book A People’s Green New Deal presents socialist proposals on addressing climate change that are indeed doable and inspiring. In Chapter 5, he leaves us analytical notes on labor, planning and construction for an eco-socialist future, and industry and manufacturing, among others. These get us thinking about our own context in order to contribute to the operationalization of a people’s Green New Deal.
November 1, 2020
Features | We may survive the pandemic, but we are headed towards even greater downward pressure on wages and working conditions amid greater repression of organized labor. We are headed towards increasing compulsion of capitalists to seek rapid growth at all costs, including environmental and social costs.
October 24, 2020
Features | The government is maintaining the country’s high dependence on coal, putting into doubt whether it is genuinely concerned about the Philippine environment and declaring a climate emergency.