Category: climate breakdown

Losing It

Faced with the gathering collapse of the biosphere, and governments’ refusal to take the necessary action, how do we stop ourselves from falling apart?

Domino Theory

Our last, best hope of averting systemic environmental collapse is to use the peculiarities of complex systems to trigger cascading political regime shifts.

Wealth Curse

Why do we tolerate the massive environmental impacts of the very rich?

Looting By Other Means

What the rich nations owe the poor is not climate aid or climate loans. It’s climate reparations.

Groundtruthed

Almost everything being said by powerful governments at COP26 is a distraction from the crucial task: keeping fossil fuels in the ground.

Surface Tension

Our survival depends on piercing the glassy surface of distraction, and ceasing to obey.

Miracle of Reduction

To avert environmental disaster, we need sudden and drastic change. Impossible? No, it has been done before.

Level Down

The living world is being hit by everything at once: the only way to stop our full-spectrum assault on Earth systems is to reduce our economic activity.

On The Cusp

Earth systems could tip before 2050. We urgently need more stringent climate targets.

Ground Rules

We cannot build our way out of the environmental crisis.

Dead Line

Future corporate profits are officially more important than life on Earth.

Absolute Zero

Every new climate pledge is an attempt to distract people from the failed ones it replaces.

Population Panic

The obsession with the birthrates of the poor has a grim history, and is used by the rich to transfer blame.

Dysbiosis

The great majority of people do not want to return to business-as-usual after the pandemic, but our governments are determined to make us do so.

Michael and Me

How did the radical film maker Michael Moore become a hero of the far right?

Bail Out the Planet

We have the opportunity to reshape our economies to support life on Earth. Governments should take it.

Real Life

This coronavirus is the wake-up call for a complacent civilisation.

Suing For Survival

Our legal action against the government aims to shut down fossil fuels

The Most We Can Do

Climate targets seem sensible, but are actually impeding effective action. Let’s do something completely different.