Stan Cox

Stan Cox is the author of The Green New Deal and Beyond : Ending the Climate Emergency While We Still Can (City Lights, May, 2020) and one of the editors of Green Social Thought, where this piece first ran.

Biden’s Climate Proposals: Tiptoeing Across the Starting Line

Earth Abuse and the Next Pandemic

How We Burned Through a Whole Hemisphere in Just 500 Years

Review of ‘Cuban Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution’ by Don Fitz

The Coronavirus-Climate-Air Conditioning Nexus

Getting Beyond the Green New Deal

It’s Not Just Meat: All Farm and Food Workers Are in Peril

Peer Pressure? Too Little and Way Too Late for the Climate Emergency

Healing the Rift Between Political Reality and Ecological Reality

That Green Growth at the Heart of the Green New Deal? It’s Malignant

Yet Another Appeal for “Green” Capitalism, Annotated

An Engineer, an Economist, and an Ecomodernist Walk Into a Bar and Order a Free Lunch . . .

For Climate Mobilization, Look to 1960s Vietnam Before Turning to 1940s America

Cornucopian Renewable-Energy Claims Leave Poor Nations in the Dark

Betting the Earth on a Game of Wrap-Cut-Smash

Are Driverless Cars a Good Way to Help Stop Greenhouse Warming, or Is Greenhouse Warming a Good Pretext for Selling Driverless Cars?

The Merkley-Sanders Climate Bill Isn’t a Launchpad, It’s Quicksand

For Climate Justice, It’s the 33 Percent Who’ll Have to Pick Up the Tab

Can the Climate Survive Electoral Democracy? Maybe. Can It Survive Capitalism? No.

The Ascendance of Trump Makes Broad-Based Climate Action Essential…and Achievable

If There’s a World War II-Style Climate Mobilization, It has to Go All the Way—and Then Some

NPR’s Gas Pains

Life After the Exit Ramp

Fair Shares of Food

Visions of the Future: Mad Max, Star Trek, Big Brother or Ecotopia?