For those who complain that there is no clearly defined ecosocialist manifesto, Max Ajl, author of A People’s Green New Deal (Pluto Press, 2021), attempts to fill that void.
A MAJOR economic and societal catastrophe may soon confront one of Southeast Asia’s most important economies: Malaysia.
The push to ensure that public interests, the decommodification of fundamental rights, and cooperation prevail demands a new eco-social agenda that aims to be hegemonic. This agenda should focus on three key aspects: biodiversity, the local, and energy transition.
For a council to have called a ‘climate emergency’, commonly advanced guidelines say that they must have: used these specific words in a motion or executive decision; they must set a target date to reduce their local climate impacts consistent with the IPCC report; they must set up a working group to report within a short timescale; and they must engage with a cross section of the community.