The Population Myth

People who claim that population growth is the big environmental issue are shifting the blame from the rich to the poor Read more.

Population Bombs

It’s an important issue, but nowhere near the top of the list. Read more.

Dying of Consumption

The more we spend, the happier we become. Probably. Read more.

Urge, Splurge, Purge

The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse Read more.

The Hills Are Dead

The terrible legacy of European farm subsidies – and how we could use Brexit as an opportunity for something better Read more.

Pregnant Silence

It’s about time we discussed the real population crisis. Read more.

On Bullshit

The hideous pollution case I stumbled on illustrates our failure to see the harm caused by animal farming. Read more.

Wiping the World Clean

The Ecomodernists launching their manifesto today propose solutions that are both ignorant and brutal. Read more.

Rural Idiocy

The BBC’s coverage of the countryside is a biased, unquestioning, deferential disgrace. Read more.

The Dawning

How I caught a glimpse, through the unlikely medium of roadkill, of what lies beneath. Read more.

Slim Chance

New evidence suggests that obesity might be incurable. So why does the government propose to punish sufferers? Read more.

China Syndrome

We should stop recycling the old “Yellow Peril” myth. The people most hostile to action on climate change are American and British, not Chinese. Read more.

Everything Is Connected

The interactions between wildlife and the physical planet are more complex and fascinating than we could ever have imagined. Read more.

The Kink in the Human Brain

Pointless, joyless consumption is destroying our world of wonders. Read more.

Spend, Don’t Mend.

Advertising and consumerism dull our capacity for empathy. Read more.

Plumbing the Depths

A government-backed industrial lobbying campaign is being funded by a stealth tax. It’s an outrage. Read more.

The Great Unmentionable

We have offshored both our consumption and our perceptions Read more.

The Gift of Death

Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it. Read more.

The Heart of the Matter

This is by far the most interesting and challenging debate about nuclear power I have had to date. Read more.

The Mind Thieves

The evidence linking Alzheimer’s disease to the food industry is strong and growing. Read more.