Ian Angus

Ian Angus is a veteran of the socialist and environmental movements in Canada and internationally.

Ian is the founder and editor of climateandcapitalism.com, an online journal focusing on capitalism, climate change and the ecosocialist alternative.

Ian’s many articles are essential resources for climate activists and his books include:

  • Too Many People? Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis, co-authored with Simon Butler (2009)
  • The Global Fight for Climate Justice: Anticapitalist Responses to Global Warming and Environmental Destruction.
  • Confronting the Climate Change Crisis: An Eco-socialist Perspective.
  • Food Crisis: World Hunger, Agribusiness and the Food Sovereignty Alternative.
  • How to Avoid Action on Climate Change: The Fine Art of Greenwash in Canadian Politics.
  • Canadian Bolsheviks: The Early Years of the Communist Party of Canada.

Ian is a regular contributor to Links online journal of socialist renewal.

Ian is a founding member of the Ecosocialist International Network and will be launching his forthcoming book, Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System at the conference. This is Ian’s third visit to Australia.