Covid and Climate

The Covid pandemic and climate disaster are closely linked. Environmental catastrophe, mega-cities and agri-business have created the conditions for this virus to emerge. The interactions of humans with animals whose habitats we have destroyed allowed this virus to jump species … Read more

The masque of Covid

The pandemic confirms that capitalism is a clear and present danger to human existence. Prince Prospero retreats inside his Gothic palace and leaves the pestilence to rage beyond its walls in Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story The Masque of … Read more

Covid, climate, and ‘dual metabolic rupture’

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In the lead-up to the Zero Covid online event to explore the origins and impacts of Covid-19 on 13 February we publish here an article by author and activist Neil Faulkner which looks at the relationship between climate breakdown and … Read more

Online event – the Ecology and Economics of the Pandemic

An advert for the event 'Ecology and Economics of the Pandemic', Saturday 13th February 2021, 2pm-5.30pm

Register on Zoom An online event to explore the origins and impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Saturday 13 February 2021, 2-6.00pm Discussions on ecology and economics will be introduced by: Julia Steinberger, Professor of Societal Challenges of Climate Change at Lausanne … Read more

Covid and Climate

Scot.E3 is a Scottish campaign for a Just Transition from a carbon-based economy. It encompasses the fields of employment, energy and the environment. Several of its members attended the Zero Covid launch rally. Here they write about the connection they see between the … Read more

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