Censoring official advice, stripping the hills and rivers, the government ensures that disasters like the Cumbria floods will keep recurring. Read more.
Category: environment and the natural world
An online tool that changes your answers is not the only problem with this attempt to fake public consent for dredging a dolphin reserve. Read more.
The belief that economic growth can be detached from destruction appears to be based on a simple accounting mistake. Read more.
The agencies supposed to protect the living world have been neutered, and polluters and wildlife destroyers now have a free hand. Read more.
Why does the Welsh government propose this gratuitous act of destruction? It refuses to say. Read more.
In the greatest environmental disaster of the 21st Century (so far), Indonesia has been blotted out by smoke. And the media. Read more.
The hideous pollution case I stumbled on illustrates our failure to see the harm caused by animal farming. Read more.
The Ecomodernists launching their manifesto today propose solutions that are both ignorant and brutal. Read more.
When governments lobby in favour of air pollution, you can be pretty sure there’s corruption involved. Read more.
Rebuilding our relationship with the natural world can re-animate our own lives, as well as the ecosystem. Read more.
The European Union is becoming ever harder for progressives to love. Is it time to get out? Read more.
What better symbol of a regenerating Scotland could there be than a new network of national parks? Read more.
In defending the natural world, we should be honest about our motivations – it’s love that drives us, not money. Read more.
New insights from the deep past should transform the way we work with forests. Read more.
The destruction of some of the last of the huge animals that shaped us inflicts a great wound in our lives. Read more.