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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.

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?

Covid Roulette

Your next infection could be the one that permanently disables you.

Bleeding Out

Thanks to systemic and deliberate underfunding, NHS Emergency departments are now a vision of hell.

Burning Shame

Woodburning stoves are a beguiling but disastrous mistake.

Protection Racket

The more destructive the business, the more likely it is to enjoy political protection.

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.

How About Never?

Powerful governments have no intention of preventing climate breakdown.

Silence of the Lambs

Livestock farming is responsible for more greenhouse gas pollution than all the world’s transport. Yet governments won’t touch it.

Our Path

Because Twitter threads aren’t working at the moment (thanks Elon!), I’m republishing a chain of tweets about how we should rise to the challenge of democratic collapse.

Cliff Edge

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.

The Oligarch’s Oligarch

Just as we need to get the money out of politics, we have been gifted a Prime Minister who represents the ultra-rich.

The Art of Life

Why is life treated as less valuable than the depiction of life?

Malignant Growth

An obsession with economic growth is driving us towards catastrophe.