Covid, climate, and ‘dual metabolic rupture’
We thought climate catastrophe the main danger. Now we know there is another. A double-whammy ecological crisis threatens collapse into dystopian chaos.
The emergence of an ecological Karl Marx: 1818 – 2018
Karl Marx was born in Trier 200 years ago today. The legacy of the political economist is fiercely contested. The Ecologist was among the first magazines to examine his ecological thinking – in an essay published in 1971. Here, GARETH DALE, an editor of the book Green Growth, examines Marx’s own claims about nature and society – and our original interpretation of them.