Powerful governments have no intention of preventing climate breakdown.
Livestock farming is responsible for more greenhouse gas pollution than all the world’s transport. Yet governments won’t touch it.
Here’s how it happened before – a mass extinction caused by fossil fuel burning. It will happen again unless we step back from the precipice.
System change is – and has always been – our only realistic means of defending the living planet.
On both sides of the Atlantic, powerful interests seem determined to trigger the collapse of life on Earth. Why?
This could be how the fight against climate breakdown reaches critical mass.
Those who claim that we can prevent environmental collapse without political pressure or political change are now more dangerous than climate deniers.
The failure to adapt to new realities is not an accident. It’s the design.
It’s not decarbonisation that’s unaffordable. It’s climate breakdown.
Thanks to a series of astonishingly foolish decisions, Europe has allowed Vladimir Putin to control much of its energy supply. Here’s what it needs to do.
Tory MPs cynically disguise their concern for the profits of fossil fuel companies as concern for the poor.
Predatory corporations are making a mockery of natural climate solutions, as they grab land and bamboozle the public.
Faced with the gathering collapse of the biosphere, and governments’ refusal to take the necessary action, how do we stop ourselves from falling apart?
Our last, best hope of averting systemic environmental collapse is to use the peculiarities of complex systems to trigger cascading political regime shifts.
Why do we tolerate the massive environmental impacts of the very rich?
What the rich nations owe the poor is not climate aid or climate loans. It’s climate reparations.
Almost everything being said by powerful governments at COP26 is a distraction from the crucial task: keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
Our survival depends on piercing the glassy surface of distraction, and ceasing to obey.
To avert environmental disaster, we need sudden and drastic change. Impossible? No, it has been done before.
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.