This year’s US Presidential election is of seismic importance. To put it bluntly the prospect of Donald Trump securing another four year term poses a truly dire threat to the future of human civilisation. A victory for Trump would accelerate the world towards climate catastrophe.
A recent report on climate change from the US military argues that the impact of climate change would require military interventions at home in the US and abroad that would be too great for the US military to cope with.
Socialist Action is launching a new bulletin ‘Climate Watch’ to:
• Share regular news, analysis and opinion on the global struggles to stop climate change.
• Exchange ideas, information, facts, initiatives and actions.
Under Bolsonaro’s Presidency deforestation has been actively encouraged with disastrous results for Brazil and the entire world. The Brazilian people are resisting Bolsonaro’s environmentally destructive policies.
The searing heat that has scorched northern and central India for more than 30 consecutive days, with appalling consequences, is a further indication that we are in a new climate reality.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has detailed plans for rapid, ambitious and socially transformational climate action to deliver the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Climate Agreement, starting from the moment a Labour Government takes office.