Pumping water from one messed-up catchment to another solves nothing. We need to fix our problems at source.
Yes, Putin and his henchmen should be prosecuted for war crimes. So should those who led the invasion of Iraq.
Claims that cattle ranching sequesters carbon and restores ecosystems have been used in highly effective marketing campaigns by the livestock industry. Just one problem: they’re greenwash.
Russell Brand’s grim trajectory shows us where politics is heading
The Hunger Gap
A gulf in public understanding prevents us from seeing how and why our food supply is at risk.
A self-perpetuating political spiral is blocking the easier ways of preventing environmental collapse.
Lying Through Their Teeth
What the government has done to NHS Dentistry is what it wants to do to the rest of our public services.
Silence in Court
Environmental protesters are forbidden to explain their motivations to juries, making a mockery of justice.
This senseless lawsuit could bankrupt the Labour party and let the Tories win again.
How to Build a Bioweapon
There’s a legal means of creating a pandemic that could kill millions.
So What Would You Do?
Those who dismiss this solution to the greatest threat to Earth systems have a duty to propose a better one. So where is it?
Your next infection could be the one that permanently disables you.
Controlling and Coercive Behaviour
What does democracy mean, under governments like this?
Thanks to systemic and deliberate underfunding, NHS Emergency departments are now a vision of hell.
Woodburning stoves are a beguiling but disastrous mistake.
The more destructive the business, the more likely it is to enjoy political protection.
Fermenting a revolution
I believe this is the most important environmental technology ever developed. It might be all that now stands between us and Earth systems collapse.
How About Never?
Powerful governments have no intention of preventing climate breakdown.
Silence of the Lambs
Livestock farming is responsible for more greenhouse gas pollution than all the world’s transport. Yet governments won’t touch it.
Because Twitter threads aren’t working at the moment (thanks Elon!), I’m republishing a chain of tweets about how we should rise to the challenge of democratic collapse.