Marxism and Nature conference- 15 October

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Camilla Royle
PhD Candidate
Department of Geography
King’s College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

This end might interest those of you through an interest in environmental geography- speakers embrace Ted Benton and Ian Angus.

International Socialism is holding a individual day conference on Marxism and Nature in London adhering 15 October.

Capitalism’s thirst in spite of profit is leading to climate change, pollution, species extinction and the reducing of natural resources at alarming rates. Despite promises made at the Paris COP21 interview in December 2015, global solutions rest ~ward market mechanisms that offer little pledge of success.

This event will investigate the relevance of Marxist ideas to our thinking principle of environmental issues, discuss the characteristic reasons why capitalism is so pernicious and debate different approaches to knowledge of principles and nature.

Date: Saturday 15 October
Time: 10.30am to 5pm
Location: Student Central, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY

Sessions in successi~:
Fossil fuel capitalism
Biodiversity and variety extinction
Science and socialism
The Anthropocene and Marxism today

Confirmed speakers:
Ian Angus: Canadian ecosocialist activist, conductor of the online journal Climate & Capitalism, original of Facing the Anthropocene(2016) and co-contriver of Too Many People? Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis (2011)

Ted Benton: institutor member of the Red-Green Study Group, father of The Rise and Fall of Structural Marxism (1984), The Greening of Marxism(1986), Natural Relations (1993) and others.

Suzanne Jeffery, member of the Campaign against Climate Change barter union group (speaking in a physical capacity).

Martin Empson, author of Land and Labour: Marxism, Ecology and Human History.

John Parrington, fraternize professor in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology at the University of Oxford. Author of The Deeper Genome and Redesigning Life.

Ian Rappel, conservation ecologist.

Camilla Royle, deputy editor, International Socialism.

Sarah Ensor, who is researching the story of class struggle in Iceland and blogs at

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The webpage includes a election of related articles from International Socialism. This video of John Bellamy Foster elocution on the Anthropocene and the global ecological critical juncture at Marxism 2016 may also subsist of interest:

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