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Ecological Ethics

Ecological Ethics

Mark Newton

11th November, 2011

Patrick Curry’s Ecological Ethics is a comprehensive and engaging assessment of modern environmental philosophy, says Mark Newton more...
Paul Kingsnorth

Q & A: Paul Kingsnorth, green activism is 'simply a faction of consumer society'

Mark Newton

21st September, 2011

Writer, journalist and environmental activist: Paul Kingsnorth has been them all. Now, however, he has rejected activism in favour of a dystopian strain of thought epitomised by his Dark Mountain project. Mark Newton caught up with him to discover why more...
Dark Mountain Issue 2

Dark Mountain Issue 2

Mark Newton

25th August, 2011

The dystopian take on the environmental movement provided by Dark Mountain’s second anthology, is a wonderful, if disturbing, read says Mark Newton more...
Joss Garman

Joss Garman: coal and runways looked unstoppable until we stopped them

Joss Garman

6th July, 2011

Co-founder of activist group Plane Stupid, Joss Garman reflects on the environmental movements' successes and why, when things look bleaker than ever, we need to remember this more...
Spying

Dow Chemical in the dock as activists confront corporate spies

Tom Levitt

25th February, 2011

Chemical giant dismisses allegations that it inflitrated Greenpeace in an effort to undermine its direct action campaigns more...
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Get down off your Dark Mountain: you're making matters worse

Solitaire Townsend

3rd June, 2010

Drawing people's attention to the enormous challenges we face is one thing; revelling in the collapse of society is quite another. Dark Mountain could learn from Douglas Adams, says Solitaire Townsend... more...
Guardian Environment Network

Activists threaten direct action against Scotland's 'Kingsnorth'

Severin Carrell and Tim Webb

15th March, 2010

Ayrshire Power starts planning process for power station which would be UK's first to use carbon capture and storage more...
Paul Kingsnorth

Paul Kingsnorth: environmentalists have lost their way

Matilda Lee

9th December, 2009

Former deputy editor of the Ecologist, Paul Kingsnorth, tells Matilda Lee why an obsession with CO2 has distracted environmentalists, and why we may already be beyond the point of no return... more...
The Great Climate Swoop

Protest moves from Kingsnorth to Ratcliffe-on-Soar

Ecologist

9th October, 2009

Climate activists prepare to shut down Ratcliffe-On-Soar after celebrating the demise of plans for a new coal power plant at Kingsnorth
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Legal challenge to Treasury over RBS investments

Ecologist

2nd July, 2009

A green coalition has brought a legal challenge against the Treasury for refusing to rein-in the Government-owned RBS bank, which continues to invest in polluting industries more...
Joss Garman

Miliband's leadership on climate is tested

Joss Garman

19th June 2009

The climate secretary has been lauded for his coal-fired proposals, but beyond the smokescreen it’s business as usual says Joss Garman more...
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'This is big'

Joss Garman

1st November, 2008

‘Britain’s astounding retreat from reason is now legitimising anarchy.’ That was the conclusion of the hotblooded screaming radical Melanie Phillips, writing for The Spectator. more...

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Carry On Climate Camp

Ian Duff

14th August, 2008

Campaigns officer for WWF UK, Ian Duff, reflects on his participation in this year's Climate Camp and the relevance of civil disobedience in today's climate change campaign more...
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Climate camp visions

Luisa Miller

14th August, 2008

Climate camp isn't just about direct action - it's an alternative space giving many the opportunity to do things differently, as Luisa Miller tells us more...
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Clean coal myth at E-On's Kingsnorth

News

1st July, 2008

Don't believe the carbon capture hype, say MPs and NGOs more...
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Coal is over

Joss Garman

22nd June, 2008

Britain lingers near to the bottom of the European league table for renewable energy, so why does it seem that the government are willing to add more coal nails to the coffin? more...
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Real England: The Battle Against the Bland

Peter Hughes

1st June, 2008

Plastic population English culture is becoming increasingly artificial, but there are still those fighting its decline more...
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50 coal-fired power stations cancelled in US during 2007

News

23rd January, 2008

Over 50 coal-fired power stations were cancelled or delayed in the US during 2007 according to Global Energy Decision, a consulting firm employed by the Department of Energy. more...
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Greenpeace shut down coal-powered monster in Kent

News

9th October, 2007

Greenpeace campaigners yesterday shut down Kingsnorth coal power station in Kent to send a message that expansion plans for coal power in the UK are outdated and dangerous. more...
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Green Fingers

Paul Kingsnorth

1st February, 2007

Paul Kingsnorth gets to grips with gardening in tiny spaces - and finds that you can grow an amazing variety of food more...

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