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Socialist Worker talks to Ian Angus about Saving the Planet


How can we save the planet and stop catastrophic climate change? Recently, Ian Angus, author of Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System and the recently released A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism, talked to Socialist Worker‘s Dave Sewell about just that.

“The environmental conditions that have sustained human civilisation throughout its history are collapsing, capitalism is to blame and only socialism has the solution. ¶ That’s the warning sounded by Ian Angus, author and editor of Climate and Capitalism website. ¶ He told Socialist Worker, ‘The planet is going to change substantially. Big parts of it will be uninhabitable by the end of this century if we don’t do something now. It’s very likely that in this century ocean levels will rise by at least a metre or two, maybe more. That would mean the Thames is going to overflow and flood much of inner London….’”

Read the article at Socialist Worker

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