Farmfree foods might be the only thing that gets us – and much of the rest of the living world – through this century.
The government’s refusal to respond to our democratic emergency is one symptom of systemic political failure
A rough transcript of my speech at the Oxford Farmers’ Conference debate, on the motion “This House Believes Eating Meat Will Be A Thing of the Past by 2100”
This is the question everyone should be attending to – where is the food going to come from?
Economic growth will destroy everything. There’s no way of greening it – we need a new system.
The scale and speed of environmental collapse is beyond imagination.
Some radical ideas for reshaping the economy.
We face (at least) 13 major crises, some of which are immediate. It’s time for some hard thinking about how we confront them.
Beware of politicians making themselves look big by inflating security threats
Almost all the issues worth debating are left unmentioned in this election.
Almost all other issues are superficial by comparison to soil loss. So why don’t we talk about it?
How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world.
This coronavirus is the wake-up call for a complacent civilisation.
In the midst of climate breakdown, governments around the world are funding and protecting the fossil fuel industry
Bullying and intimidation dominate the British countryside, as landowners and shooters assert their power.
It is a weapon pointed at the living world. We urgently need to develop a new system.
What if we abandoned photosynthesis as the means of producing food, and released most of the world’s surface from agriculture?
Defending the living world and its people requires a shift from meat to a plant-based diet
This is George Monbiot’s response to the government consultation document Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit
Farming animals is as unsustainable as mining coal.