In this interview, Verso author Andreas Malm talks climate politics, the state, and revolution, arguing that the left must politicise the climate crisis in order to effectively fight its driving forces.
In this age of compounding climate crisis, how should we understand the relationship between politics and nature?Sociologist and leftist organizer Razmig Keucheyan reflects on the answer through this thoughtful discussion of environmental racism, consumerism, and pandemic.
There's no question that we're living in a moment of ecological crisis precipitated by capitalism's insatiable drive to expansion, but how should the left organise itself in the fight to prevent ecological collapse? Frédéric Lordon argues that the left must adopt a neo-Leninist position in order to develop and maintain a strategic, macroscopic objective in opposition to capitalism.
Andreas Malm and the Zetkin Collective explore the historical basis, political arguments and future implications of the far right's role in the climate crisis. Far right governance gives rise to ecofascism and a future built on crisis and nationalism.
For Jean-Baptiste Fressoz and Fabien Locher, the evolution of climates has been of concern to humans for five centuries, and the subject has been central to political and social debates well beyond scientific circles.