And we all thought it was about “The Science”. This article from the International Marxist Tendency, gives the low-down on how Marxists see “Global Warming”. Strangely, the sentiments are not dissimilar to those coming from the UN, EPA head Lisa P Jackson and Socialist International.
Global Warming: a Marxist perspective
The impacts of global warming fall disproportionately on the poor. The effects will manifest themselves in lots of ways: more expensive foods, a shortage of water, less fertile soil, and more extreme weather. Those who will suffer (and already are suffering) as a result are ordinary working and middle class people, peasant farmers – in short, everyone except the super-rich, who can always up sticks and move to a more pleasant climate.
With the very real threat of global warming and the environmental crisis we can say, without fear of being alarmist, that the choice is stark: Socialism or Extinction.
Now I’m struggling……