Search results for: population consumption

Urge, Splurge, Purge

The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse

The Hills Are Dead

The terrible legacy of European farm subsidies – and how we could use Brexit as an opportunity for something better

On Bullshit

The hideous pollution case I stumbled on illustrates our failure to see the harm caused by animal farming.

Wiping the World Clean

The Ecomodernists launching their manifesto today propose solutions that are both ignorant and brutal.

Rural Idiocy

The BBC’s coverage of the countryside is a biased, unquestioning, deferential disgrace.

The Dawning

How I caught a glimpse, through the unlikely medium of roadkill, of what lies beneath.

Slim Chance

New evidence suggests that obesity might be incurable. So why does the government propose to punish sufferers?

China Syndrome

We should stop recycling the old “Yellow Peril” myth. The people most hostile to action on climate change are American and British, not Chinese.

Everything Is Connected

The interactions between wildlife and the physical planet are more complex and fascinating than we could ever have imagined.

Plumbing the Depths

A government-backed industrial lobbying campaign is being funded by a stealth tax. It’s an outrage.

The Gift of Death

Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it.

The Heart of the Matter

This is by far the most interesting and challenging debate about nuclear power I have had to date.

The Mind Thieves

The evidence linking Alzheimer’s disease to the food industry is strong and growing.

Hunger Games

The rich world is causing the famines it claims to be preventing.

The Estate We’re In

Thanks to an aristocratic minister, state spending is being used to support pheasant shoots and destroy birds of prey.