Uneven Earth September & October readings

6 November 2021 — Uneven Earth

On hidden histories, climate communication, land struggles, and the problems with veganism

Once a month, we put together a list of stories we’ve been reading: news you might’ve missed or crucial conversations going on around the web. We focus on environmental justice, radical municipalism, new politics, political theory, and resources for action and education.

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Covid: How long does vaccine based immunity last?

6 November 2021 — Dr Sebastian Rushworth

by Sebastian Rushworth, M.D.

It’s unfortunate that the drug companies decided to end their trials early, by giving active covid vaccine to the members of the placebo group after just a few months. It means that there is no long term follow-up of the covid vaccines from randomized trials, and there never will be. This means that we are instead forced to rely entirely on observational data as we try to understand how safe and effective the vaccines are over the longer term.

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Financing the climate

6 November 2021 —  Michael Roberts Blog

by michael roberts

COP26 trundles on in Glasgow with little sign that anything significant is being agreed towards reversing global warming and ending the degradation of nature.  Beneath all the media headlines, governments and corporations are not putting their money where their mouths are.  The financial support for measures to reduce carbon emissions and other destruction of the environment is pitiful.

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COP26 News Links 3-6 November 2021

6 November 2021 — The New Dark Age

COP 26: Can a Singing, Dancing Rebellion Save the World?

Conservation or Land Grab? The Financialization of Nature

Will The People With Guns Allow Our Planet To Breathe?

Will The People With Guns Allow Our Planet To Breathe?

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COP26: Wall Street rolls out climate finance

5 November 2021 — Indian Punchline

Low-carbon Energy and Environmental Protection Technology Special Exhibition Zone, 4th CIIE, Shanghai, Nov. 4, 2021

The US climate envoy John Kerry is getting down to the real business at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow after President Joe Biden has had his photo-ops, made his idiosyncratic public remarks and flew back home.

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Ethiopia News Links 10 October – 5 November 2021

5 November 2021 — The New Dark Age

Are Nicaraguan Migrants Escaping ‘Repression’—or Economic Sanctions?

Are Nicaraguan Migrants Escaping ‘Repression’—or Economic Sanctions?

Statement of the Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations

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Ecosocialist Bookshelf, November 2021

5 November 2021 — Climate & Capitalism

5 new books for reds and greens … plus 4 important articles and 3 recent reviews

Ecosocialist Bookshelf is a monthly column, hosted by Ian Angus. Books described here may be reviewed at length in future. Inclusion of a book does not imply endorsement, or that C&C agrees with everything (or even anything!) these books say.

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