Buried in the Infrastructure Bill is an astonishing and hitherto-unnoticed contradiction. Read more.
Is the government preparing to dispose of our forests and other public land? Read more.
We cannot reach people by terrifying them; there has to be a positive agenda. Read more.
How to ensure that nations slide ever further into selfishness, and ever further to the right. Read more.
In an extraordinary coup, farmers’ unions and the UK government have torpedoed the European Soil Framework Directive Read more.
Why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other. Read more.
Will Scotland please get off its knees and challenge the people who claim to own it. Read more.
Politicians and government contractors now seem to be able to get away with almost anything. Read more.
As the food queues lengthen, the government is giving our money to the super-rich. Read more.
The terrible howlers in James Lovelock’s new book show that genius is no defence against being wrong. Read more.
People who think they are protecting nature by costing it are stepping straight into the destroyers’ trap. Read more.
By embracing their critics and colonising governments, corporations engineer a world of conformity and consumerism. Read more.
Some speculations about one of the most extraordinary mammals to have roamed the Earth. Read more.
When people say we should adapt to climate change, do they have any idea what that means? Read more.
New research suggests there was no state of grace: for two million years humankind has been the natural world’s nemesis. Read more.
How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world. Read more.
Do those negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have any interest in democracy? Here’s a test. Read more.