NEW ARTICLES IN CLIMATE & CAPITALISM 23 June 2012
23 June 2012 — Climate and Capitalism
A tale of two conferences: The social and ecological crises of capitalism
In Mexico and Brazil, the capitalist elite discusses how to continue exploiting humans and the natural world in the service of profit, while cloaking their intentions in the benign language of growth, development and sustainability.
Canada, US, and Vatican unite against human rights at Rio+20
Amnesty International describes “a shameful alliance against making a commitment to human rights“
Video: Canadian youth activist opens People’s Plenary in Rio
Cameron Fenton: “Without a full turn around by world leaders and their representatives Rio is set to go down in history as one of the most collosal failures on on climate change and environmental protection.”
Raul Castro at Rio+20: “We must make a momentous change”
Cuban President Raul Castro told the UN conference in Rio de Janeiro, that the rich countries cannot continue living well at the expense of the poor.