Amazon Archive

  • Bolivia: Solidarity activists need to support process

    "Ignoring or denying clear evidence of US funding to such organisations is problematic. Attacking the Bolivian government for exposing this, as some did, disarms solidarity activists in their fight against imperialist intervention. But biggest failure of the solidarity movement has been its silence on US and corporate responsibility for the conflict. The TIPNIS dispute was not some romanticised, Avatar-like battle between indigenous defenders of Mother Earth and a money-hungry government intent on destroying the environment. Underpinning the conflict was the difficult question of how Bolivia can overcome centuries of colonialism and underdevelopment to provide its people with access to basic services while trying to respect the environment. The main culprits are not Bolivian; they are imperialist governments and their corporations."

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  • A 1-degree rise in global temperatures would cause the "irreversible" loss of large tracts of forest. A larger increase could be "devastating" — 75 percent for a 3-°C-rise and 85 percent for a 4-°C-rise (4C being the lethal path we are currently on).

    The Disappearing Amazon

    A 1-degree rise in global temperatures would cause the "irreversible" loss of large tracts of forest. A larger increase could be "devastating" — 75 percent for a 3-°C-rise and 85 percent for a 4-°C-rise (4C being the lethal path we are currently on).

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  • Beyond Gang Green By JEFFREY ST. CLAIR and JOSHUA FRANK On May 3, 1969, after hours of bitter debate, the Sierra Club fired David Brower. The organization’s first paid staffer, […]

    The Changing Face of Environmentalism

    Beyond Gang Green By JEFFREY ST. CLAIR and JOSHUA FRANK On May 3, 1969, after hours of bitter debate, the Sierra Club fired David Brower. The organization’s first paid staffer, […]

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  • From the Mobilization for Climate Justice Organization NRDC – Undermining sound environmental campaigns through deal-making and betrayals Here below are a few examples of this corporate-friendly “environmental” group’s greatest betrayals […]

    NRDC’s Greatest (Environmental) Hits

    From the Mobilization for Climate Justice Organization NRDC – Undermining sound environmental campaigns through deal-making and betrayals Here below are a few examples of this corporate-friendly “environmental” group’s greatest betrayals […]

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