According to a new report, compiled by “greenpeace” from various studies on air pollutants and resultant diseases, air pollution in India is responsible for more than 1.2 million premature deaths annually. India ranks with China as having the worst air quality in the world, choked with pollutants in many regions by the heavy industry which […]

The following report illustrates just one of the alarming problems with capitalist-imperialism. As the articles correctly notes, problems such as environmental destruction are innate to the current system. For life to thrive, capitalist-imperialism must be eliminated and a new economic system build which places a premium on the long-term interest of the world’s majority. Capitalist-imperialism can not be […]

Recently in New York City, hundred of thousands rallied around the cause of climate change under the banner, the ‘People’s Climate March.’ The goal, according to organizers, was to pressure “world leaders” gathered at the UN Climate Change Summit to take a more aggressive stance on environmental issues. On the surface, such a ‘People’s Climate […]

By Kelly Reed All of the world’s ecosystems experience small changes on an ongoing basis, but over time have relatively stable characteristics. For example, in a given year a prairie may receive more or less precipitation, more or less nutrient input, or more or less grazing by herbivores, but over time it maintains a relatively […]

This past week, a milestone was reached in human impact on the environment. Carbon levels in the atmosphere exceeded the 400 parts per million level. According to a report from National Geographic: “The last time the concentration of Earth’s main greenhouse gas reached this mark, horses and camels lived in the high Arctic. Seas were […]