Mike Pompeo’s recent condemning the environmental impact of the Chinese economy is a spectacular own goal. It draws attention to how badly the US itself is failing to deal with climate breakdown.
Interview with Nicaraguan minister Paul Oquist, who argues that the US is a major obstacle in the way of humanity achieving cooperation to solve our problems. The US has a policy of constant aggression against progressive governments in Latin America and is launching a new cold war against China.
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.
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.