Bucolic fairytales are a threat to life on Earth.
The Hunger Gap
A gulf in public understanding prevents us from seeing how and why our food supply is at risk.
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?
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.
The Coming Hunger
As environmental breakdown threatens to render large parts of the planet unfarmable, how can mass starvation best be averted?
Feel the Burn
While millions starve, crops are used to feed cars. It’s obscene.
The global food system is in much more trouble than we think.
The Erosion of Memory
A famine is being forced on the people of Tigray, the scene of one of the world’s greatest environmental success stories.
Breaking the Chain
A crucial link in the food chain has been forgotten by the government, exposing us to a potential disaster after the Brexit transition.
This coronavirus is the wake-up call for a complacent civilisation.
Saving Our Bacon
Farmfree foods might be the only thing that gets us – and much of the rest of the living world – through this century.
An Electrifying Idea
What if we abandoned photosynthesis as the means of producing food, and released most of the world’s surface from agriculture?
In 1976, we ate more than we do today. So why are we fatter?
Butchery of the Planet
Defending the living world and its people requires a shift from meat to a plant-based diet
Eating the Earth
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”
We Can’t Keep Eating Like This
This is the question everyone should be attending to – where is the food going to come from?
The Meat of the Matter
Farming animals is as unsustainable as mining coal.
Game of Chicken
Global trade once made us rich. Now it unleashes a full-spectrum assault on our well-being.
Why I took the plunge at last and converted (almost) to veganism
The joints of meat that do more damage than a long-haul flight