Environmental internationalism: Cuba’s new mission?

By Saul Landau and Nelson P. Valdés Since 1959 Cuba has played a significant world role, quite a feat for a nation of 5 million – 11 million now. Cubans have shown their values, commitment and solidarity in dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters around the world. Between 1960 and 2011, Cuba sent 45 […]

Whirlwind in Sonoma and Marin

A few months ago, I was lying in bed enjoying the morning sunrise over the mountain range. Out my winddow I can see the coastal fog had settled upon the open field next to the apple orchard. A gentle breeze was blowing in from the Pacific Ocean. From a distance, I heard an unusual sound. […]

Americans’ Belief in Global Warming Declining

Americans’ Belief in Global Warming Declining By Joey Parigi The number of people in the U.S. who believe in global warming is declining. The republican party has had the most drastic decrease in members who believe that climate change is actually happening, going from 76 to 54 percent in the last 3 and a half […]

Is Global Warming A Corporate Fraud?

As scientists in the field of climatology and related fields increasingly concluded that human activity was causing the Earth’s temperature to warm and thus change its climate, major sectors of the capitalist class and their representatives organized to resist this. Foremost amongst these were the oil and coal industries and also the far-right “free” market […]

Climate Talks Fail without proper Leadership

Paging Obama… Hopefully the past 8 years of Bush complacency towards Global Warming will evaporate like an ice berg he helped melt. As the world waits for a clear leader in this cause, President elect-Obama has shown a willingness to take some much needed steps.       Democracy Now The twelve-day international climate conference […]