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  1. Brad H

    You're Invited to an Online Conversation With Retired Autoworker Dianne Feeley About Labor and the Green New Deal

    You're Invited to an Online Conversation With Retired Autoworker Dianne Feeley About Labor and the Green New Deal The conversation will take place on Zoom. You can join us from your computer, laptop, smartphone, or ordinary phone Apr 1, 2019 4:30 PM Pacific Time 7:30 PM Eastern Time Join...
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    3-5°C rise now ‘locked-in’ for the Arctic

    3-5°C rise now ‘locked-in’ for the Arctic UN report says emission cuts will not stop Arctic devastation or worldwide sea level rise United Nations Environment Assembly News Release, March 13, 2019 Even if the world were to cut emissions in line with the Paris Agreement, winter temperatures...
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    Climate Change Ain’t the First Existential Threat

    Climate Change Ain’t the First Existential Threat – Featured Stories – Medium Climate Change Ain’t the First Existential Threat People of color know about building movements, about courage, about survival Mary Annaïse Heglar Feb 18 Photo: Library of Congress/Interim Archives/Getty Images...
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    The Anti-Green New Deal Coalition

    a good initial summary of explicit opposition to the GND The Anti-Green New Deal Coalition
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    One, Two, … Many Green New Deals: An Ecosocialist Roundtable

    The following is a just published "roundtable discussion" by a number of ecosocialists active with SCNCC on the Green New Deal. Would appreciate any reaction to the article in your comments below.... One, Two, … Many Green New Deals: An Ecosocialist Roundtable Introduction There was a saying...
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    WATCH: Dianne Feinstein's Smug Response to Kids Worried About Climate Change

    Re: Green New Deal - This is an amazing video - worth watching. Of course she should resign - what do you think?
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    RALLIES PLANNED INTERNATIONALLY AS WET’SUWET’EN FACE RCMP ENFORCEMENT

    SCNCCers... heads up that tomorrow will see a large coordinated series of rallies across Canada and internationally to support what has been one of the most important and heroic First Nations campaigns to defend unceded lands from fracked gas development. If you're in the position to, please...
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    A Green New Deal vs. Revolutionary Ecosocialism

    Lively debate on the SCNCC listserve on the Green New Deal. Here, Wayne Price responds to Richard Smith's critique/support for the GND, Price arguing for what he calls a "revolutionary libertarian ecosocialist" alternative to "state capitalism": A Green New Deal vs. Revolutionary Ecosocialism...
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    DSA Two Years Later: Where Are We At? Where Are We Headed?

    DSA Two Years Later: Where Are We At? Where Are We Headed? Detailed summary of the DSA by Dan Labotz: DSA Two Years Later: Where Are We At? Where Are We Headed?, by <a href= Quick mention of the Green New Deal, but with virtually no reference to the ecological issues or crisis.
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    What lies beneath? Understatement of Existential Climate Risks

    Will be interesting to see what shows up in the upcoming new report from the IPCC: 'Life changing' climate report under debate IPCC: Climate scientists consider 'life changing' report
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    Florence and Mangkhut

    Florence and Mangkhut:
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    Florence and Mangkhut

    Extreme Weather from Pre- Florence and Mangkhut:
  13. Brad H

    Scientific and Revolutionary Reticence in the Age of the Anthropocene

    First, you're right about the two ends being inseparable. Marx: "In the sense that one appears as a means for the other, is mediated by the other; this is expressed as their mutual dependence; a movement that relates them to one another, makes them appear indispensable to one another, but still...
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    Scientific and Revolutionary Reticence in the Age of the Anthropocene

    Thanks Gene and Richard. Like I said, Hansen is not radical in our sense of the term, but we have all gained an immense amount of knowledge from his leadership in his terrain. Gene, you're part of SCNCC and you're talking about consumption - so no one else to blame or praise but the actions you...
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    Scientific and Revolutionary Reticence in the Age of the Anthropocene

    Just re-read this article in Environmental Research Letters from James Hansen where he clearly frames the challenge within the scientific academy and within major global climate institutions (ie. IPCC) for downplaying the seriousness of the threat of ACC - the idea that there are deeply...
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    PNAS: Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene

    California’s Record-breaking Fire Isn’t the Week’s Worst Climate News Thanks David for some clarifications above. David Wallace-Wells published a response to the PNAS report yesterday. Among the summary points he makes: - authors' recognition of dramatic increase in non-linear...
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    PNAS: Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene

    Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene There is virtually no "social science" evident in this paper, aside from comments that recognize non-radical solutions that haven't worked: "Incremental linear changes to the present socioeconomic system are not enough to...
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