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Sacré Vert

French environmental action puts the UK to shame.

Hell Holes

Fossil fuel companies walk away from the lands they have devastated, often without paying a penny to restore them.

The Oubliette

No one seeks to justify the indefinite imprisonment of people who should have been released years ago. Yet it continues.

False Alarms

Using entirely bogus pretexts, the police are deploying oppressive new laws to shut down peaceful protest.

Down the Drain

Sewage pollution by the water companies is just one of the deadly attacks on our rivers.

Wealth of Nature

How has Costa Rica managed to restore its natural wonders, while big, rich nations fail?


This government runs on dirty money. That’s why it’s torching the planet.

Pipe Dream

Pumping water from one messed-up catchment to another solves nothing. We need to fix our problems at source.

The Perpetrators

Yes, Putin and his henchmen should be prosecuted for war crimes. So should those who led the invasion of Iraq.


Claims that cattle ranching sequesters carbon and restores ecosystems have been used in highly effective marketing campaigns by the livestock industry. Just one problem: they’re greenwash.

Off Brand

Russell Brand’s grim trajectory shows us where politics is heading

The Hunger Gap

A gulf in public understanding prevents us from seeing how and why our food supply is at risk.

Hard Landing

A self-perpetuating political spiral is blocking the easier ways of preventing environmental collapse.

Lying Through Their Teeth

What the government has done to NHS Dentistry is what it wants to do to the rest of our public services.

Silence in Court

Environmental protesters are forbidden to explain their motivations to juries, making a mockery of justice.

Uncivil War

This senseless lawsuit could bankrupt the Labour party and let the Tories win again.