Hunger Games

The rich world is causing the famines it claims to be preventing. Read more.

The Estate We’re In

Thanks to an aristocratic minister, state spending is being used to support pheasant shoots and destroy birds of prey. Read more.

It’s the Rich Wot Gets the Pleasure

Population is much less of a problem than consumption. No wonder the rich are obsessed by it. Read more.

Going Critical

How the Fukushima disaster taught me to stop worrying and embrace nuclear power. Read more.

Britain’s Shock Doctrine

The economic crisis is the disaster the Conservatives have been praying for. Now they can reshape the economy on corporate lines. Read more.

Saving Species

Here are the biodiversity challenges we’ll be pressing governments to meet Read more.

Towering Lunacy

Green enthusiasm for vertical farms shows that no one is untouched by magical thinking. Read more.

The Man Who Wants to Northern Rock the Planet

Matt Ridley’s irrational theories remain unchanged by his own disastrous experiment. Read more.

Death Denial

Why the sudden surge in climate change denial? Could it be about something else altogether? Read more.

Should We Seek to Save Industrial Civilisation?

A debate with Paul Kingsnorth Read more.

Flying Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

How did Marxist class warriors end up fighting for the bosses’ right to fly? Read more.

This Is What Denial Does

The economic crisis is petty by comparison to the nature crunch. But they have the same cause. Read more.

Manufactured Famine

A new wave of food colonialism is snatching food from the mouths of the poor. Read more.

Picking Up the Gauntlet

Arthur Scargill has challenged me to a duel. Name your date, sir. Read more.

The Pleasures of the Flesh

If you care about hunger, eat less meat. Read more.

What Is Progress?

The numbers show that this should be the real question at the Bali talks. Read more.

The Road Well Travelled

Are we already shutting our minds to the consequences of climate change? Read more.

A Sudden Change of State

A new paper suggests we have been greatly underestimating the impacts of climate change – and the size of the necessary response. Read more.

An 87% Cut by 2030

That’s what we need in the United Kingdom to avoid catastrophic climate change Read more.

Not Enough Fish in the Sea

Not Enough Fish in the Sea We need omega-3 oils for our brains to function properly. But where will they come from? Read more.