Category: climate change

The Purse is Mightier Than the Pen

The climate crisis is here, now, but a compromised, corrupted media doesn’t want to know. Read more.

Mumbo-Jumbo Jets

I see the people on trial for occupying a runway at Heathrow as democratic heroes. Read more.

Sacrifice

The joints of meat that do more damage than a long-haul flight Read more.

Life and Death

The remarkable decline in violence between humans suggests that we could also restrain our violence against the planet. Read more.

Cop-Out

The COP21 climate talks in Paris were not the success that governments claim, but a disastrous failure. Read more.

A Storm of Ignorance

Censoring official advice, stripping the hills and rivers, the government ensures that disasters like the Cumbria floods will keep recurring. Read more.

Look Around

There are plenty of real problems with aircraft emissions. But thousands of people are obsessed instead with a fairy tale. Read more.

Churchill Syndrome

Why is the government so quick to bomb, yet so slow to act on climate change? Read more.

Nothing to See Here

In the greatest environmental disaster of the 21st Century (so far), Indonesia has been blotted out by smoke. And the media. 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.

A Prehistory of Violence

It now looks as if the greatest mass extinction on Earth – 250 million years ago – was caused by fossil fuel burning. Read more.

A Hole in the System

The outrageous, untold story of how big business dumps its costs on us. Read more.

Applauding Themselves to Death

Why the UN climate talks have wasted 23 years, and how this can change. Read more.

A State Licence to Rob the Public

The government has torpedoed its promised community energy revolution – to the benefit of big business. Read more.

Produce More, Consume Less

How our governments’ crashing contradictions destroy their climate policies. Read more.

Better Dead Than Different

Our visions of the future are defined, like the film Interstellar, by technological optimism and political defeatism Read more.

Political Straightjacket

If the ozone hole had been discovered ten years later, governments are likely to have done nothing. Read more.

Eat Meat and Save the World?

Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence? Read more.

A Legal Duty to Maximise Greenhouse Gases

Buried in the Infrastructure Bill is an astonishing and hitherto-unnoticed contradiction. Read more.

Loss Adjustment

When people say we should adapt to climate change, do they have any idea what that means? Read more.