Video: Climate change and Covid-19

Submitted by Zac Muddle on 1 July, 2020 - 6:04 Author: Andy and Stuart
Climate change & covid-19

2020 will see — for the first time! — a significant reduction in global CO2 emissions. Opening speeches by two socialist environmentalist activists, in Workers' Liberty, from the "Climate change and coronavirus" meeting. Upcoming meetings can be found here. Video:



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The Coronavirus crisis has also seen workers and governments taking collective action that place social good above private profits. There have even been examples of workers developing plans to use their skills and the machinery at work to produce socially useful products.

A return to "normality" means a return to a world where human activity is directed solely for the creation of private profit at the expense of humanity and our future. Prior to the lockdown we were heading blindly and at accelerating speed towards civilisational collapse.

What are the prospects now for a workers' led just transition to a world that is run in the interests of people and planet?

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