The Ecologist

 

Archive: Comment

30/08/2015» We should all get three-day weekends - all the time

28/08/2015» Repowering renewables - a silver lining amid the gloom?

27/08/2015» To save our elephants, don't ban mammoth ivory - encourage it!

26/08/2015» Culling sharks doesn't work - here's what we can do instead

25/08/2015» Never mind the greenwash - Coca Cola can never be 'water neutral'

21/08/2015» Act now, or tropical forests will be a sorry sight in 2100

10/08/2015» #COP21: don't nuke the climate!

20/08/2015» English Nature - no more badger cull licences!

20/08/2015» The Ecologist is for Corbyn

19/08/2015» Welcoming refugees is the first step to freedom and justice

19/08/2015» Obama's 'clean power plan' is feeble and fragile

11/08/2015» Stop the £11 billion 'smart meter' ripoff!

11/08/2015» It's not just me on trial - it's British democracy and British justice

12/08/2015» Corbyn is great - but the Greens are different!

06/08/2015» Giraffes aren't dangerous - but some are endangered

10/08/2015» Wind farm subsidies bad, farm subsidies good?

05/08/2015» Beyond squirrels: biodiversity doesn't stop at Dover

07/08/2015» Jeremy Corbyn: the green Britain I want to build

06/08/2015» We must abolish the absolute evil and inhumanity that is nuclear weapons

03/08/2015» Don't let Monsanto deny glyphosate carcinogenicity!

03/08/2015» The scariest part of climate change is what we don't know

24/05/2015» Happy New World? Human capital and the corruption of happiness

02/08/2015» Africa has half as many lions as 20 years ago - but don't blame trophy hunting

29/07/2015» The $7 trillion solar tsunami in our midst

29/07/2015» Whatever our emotions tell us, not all whaling is the same

27/07/2015» Who owns the wind?

28/07/2015» The blood of the whales is on Danish hands

27/07/2015» All go for cycling and walking - but where's the money?

13/07/2015» Earth's sixth mass extinction is under way - but are we bothered?

24/07/2015» Buy Conservative! No other party washes greener

20/07/2015» Keep health-damaging weed killer out of our bread!

22/07/2015» Renewable energy sacrificed on the altar of corporate profit

03/07/2015» Climate change? Let them eat coal!

20/07/2015» Scrapping 'zero carbon' homes is policy vandalism

15/07/2015» The system is intolerable: the change we need is in our hands

17/07/2015» Denmark must stop the Faroe Islands cetacean slaughter

16/07/2015» David Cameron is losing the plot on climate change

15/07/2015» GMB - as Hinkley C collapses, it's time to get over nuclear!

14/07/2015» Greece - the real fight is only just beginning

13/07/2015» Something rotten in the state of Europe

11/07/2015» Whatever happened to the 'greenest ever' Conservative Party?

10/07/2015» Hunting Act 'amendment' is repeal in disguise

06/07/2015» Meat - the climate opportunity we can seize at every meal

08/07/2015» European Parliament's TTIP vote - democracy itself is at stake

06/07/2015» The Greening of Greece - the ecologic opportunity for Europe to embrace

06/07/2015» Can 'genetically-identical' synthetic horn save the rhino?

26/06/2015» To live within planetary boundaries, we must contract the global economy

03/07/2015» Health and wellbeing are at the heart of our Green future

02/07/2015» London needs a new runway because holidays 'make you happy'. Really?

26/06/2015» Worried about climate change? So why aren't you vegan?

26/06/2015» Keep our front gardens green!

29/06/2015» Tonight, join the silent roar: stop killing cyclists!

18/06/2015» Social and environmental justice: the struggle is one!

26/06/2015» Freedom of speech, assembly, protest? All are nixed by new police powers

24/06/2015» The Royal Society's assault on the science of GM foods must cease

24/06/2015» The Tories' energy obsessions will leave us all the poorer

23/06/2015» Pope Francis is right. Carbon markets will never fix the climate

22/06/2015» It's only government policies that make the UK's wind power expensive

10/06/2015» Australia must abandon plans to ditch legal protection for Indigenous people in custody

19/06/2015» To save the Earth, first we must love her

18/06/2015» Civil servants must speak out: 'the time has gone for nuclear power'

17/06/2015» A 'progressive pact' for a green and democratic future

16/06/2015» To support 'green' farming, officials must learn that small is beautiful

15/06/2015» Let's turn a Magna Carta travesty into a summons to defend our freedoms

13/06/2015» Where Caffè Nero leads on badger-free milk, others will follow

30/04/2015» EU's 'trade secret' protection risks health, environment and freedom!

11/06/2015» Oxford Council - drop your plan to criminalise music and street art!

10/06/2015» Investigation or advocacy? The BBC reveals its pro-GMO bias

08/06/2015» Friends of the Earth must come out fighting on nuclear!

08/06/2015» Is Canada's government trying to kill off the wild salmon?

05/06/2015» Keep our bees safe! Liz Truss must say no to neonics

04/06/2015» 'Global Apollo' programme for renewables cannot take off without political power

02/06/2015» GMOs: the Royal Society's deafening silence

02/06/2015» May Charles Kennedy rest in peace - but not glory!

01/06/2015» End the Congo logging chaos for rainforest, people and bonobos!

12/05/2015» Only co-operative, trans-boundary conservation can save Africa's environment

28/05/2015» The poisonous extremism at the heart of yesterday's Queen's Speech

27/05/2015» The world won't let Shell wait until 2050 to adapt its business to climate change

25/05/2015» UK nuclear weapons: a source of national insecurity?

24/04/2015» Can EU countries really be GMO-free? The new GM food law won't make it easy

22/05/2015» Giving aid money to big business doesn't solve poverty. Who knew?

22/05/2015» Bring back fox hunting and hare coursing? Not on our watch

21/05/2015» Coal and climate change: a death sentence for the Great Barrier Reef

20/05/2015» Stopping the corporate power grab - it's not all just about TTIP

19/05/2015» Accidents, waste and weapons: nuclear power isn't worth the risks

06/05/2015» The devil in disguise: unmasking the 'humanitarian' GMO narrative

17/05/2015» Is China's emissions slump real - or are they making it up?

05/05/2015» The oceans are not worth $24 trillion

14/05/2015» Stop the seal slaughter on Britain's shores!

13/05/2015» US Senators just knocked a wheel off TPP and TTIP. Now let's finish the job!

12/05/2015» We must defend Europe's wildlife laws!

11/05/2015» Green crap is coming our way - so let's be prepared!

09/05/2015» The real lessons of the Tory victory

08/05/2015» Before the day is out - we must unite and demand fair voting!

07/05/2015» Don't let our nightingales go quietly!

06/05/2015» For a Green future of tremendous possibility

05/05/2015» To save the world's large herbivores, we too must make them welcome

26/04/2015» Ten election ideas to bring on the 'green economy'

30/04/2015» This ought to be the 'climate change election' - so why isn't it?

28/04/2015» Bee collapse is the result of their enslavement in industrial monocultures

30/04/2015» Roads to nowhere: why is transport policy getting lost in this election?

30/04/2015» Why is Australia topping WWF's world deforestation league?

07/04/2015» Industrial corn farming is ruining our health and polluting our watersheds

27/04/2015» Coca-Cola schools - British aid pushing corporate education and health on world's poorest

11/03/2015» Reintroduce lynx? Fine - but we must control the apex predator

24/04/2015» Living beings as our kith and kin - we need a new pronoun for nature

24/04/2015» Don't mention climate change! Europe's response to the refugee crisis is doomed to fail

17/04/2015» Agroecology and the people's struggle for land and freedom

22/04/2015» No way nukes! Challenging the mainstream 'concensus' for nuclear power

21/04/2015» Making our votes count for wildlife and animals!

20/04/2015» Strong marine protection works for fisheries and wildlife!

18/04/2015» The battle for the future of farming - why is the World Bank on the wrong side?

17/04/2015» TTIP won't stop public services being run for ordinary people? Tell that to Argentina

16/04/2015» #JeSuisNasheed - standing with the green 'Mandela of the Maldives'

15/04/2015» To save 30,000 British lives a year, the Government must act now on air pollution

14/04/2015» Thank you Greens! Now other parties too must keep us safe from pesticides

11/04/2015» TTIP: Europe's food, farms and animals at risk from EuroParl backroom deal

10/04/2015» To protect our seas, first we must reclaim them from 'Big Fishing'

09/04/2015» Nuclear weapons are more likely to annihilate the UK, than to save it

08/04/2015» The BBC's silent scandal - the arms magnate at the top

05/04/2015» Vegetarians, ranchers and conscious omnivores of the world, unite!

01/04/2015» Embracing 'radical hope' in our fight to save the Earth

03/04/2015» Easter rising - progressive politics is reborn!

02/04/2015» To dump nuclear waste, first they must dump democracy!

01/04/2015» EPA fail: refuses to ban 'brain damage' pesticide

31/03/2015» Health professionals call: ban fracking for five years

30/03/2015» Stand up for pedestrians - the forgotten travellers

25/03/2015» Lake Powell is dead! Long live Glen Canyon!

25/03/2015» We must 'green' the government machine - and here's how

25/03/2015» Profits before whales! To know why TTIP would be a nightmare, look to Canada

25/03/2015» Canned hunting is not protecting wild lions!

23/03/2015» To forestall a mass extinction, fight forest fragmention

16/03/2015» Remote Indigenous communities are vital for our fragile ecosystems

21/03/2015» Truth is our country

19/03/2015» Clear blue water! Pitcairn Islands reserve is Britain's biggest conservation initiative ever

11/03/2015» Use VAT to reward 'green' refurbishment - not demolition

18/03/2015» College fossil fuel divestment - Yes we must!

17/03/2015» Let them eat carbon! The corporate plan to cook Africa in its own fossil fuels

16/03/2015» Will the badger cull cost the Tories the election? It certainly should!

25/02/2015» TTIP hypocrisy - making corporations 'more equal' than people

12/03/2015» Dear Bryony - don't dump your nuclear waste on us!

10/03/2015» Fukushima: an unnatural disaster that must never be repeated

06/03/2015» Wildlife protection depends on enforcement

09/03/2015» Join the politics of the future!

05/03/2015» Green power! Civic energy could provide half our electricity by 2050

05/03/2015» Save the Arctic sea ice while we still can!

03/03/2015» Confronting industrialism: if you can't clean it up, don't make it!

02/03/2015» Indigenous Peoples destroyed for misguided 'conservation'

27/02/2015» Brazil's ravaged forests are taking their revenge

24/02/2015» Prosperity without growth: 10 policy proposals for the new left

27/02/2015» Survivable IPCC projections are based on science fiction - the reality is much worse

26/02/2015» MPs' GMO report is a scandalous cave-in to corporate demands

25/02/2015» Rifkind and Straw: Westminster is swimming in corporate influence

24/02/2015» Reclaiming our birthright: paychecks from Earth and Sky

20/02/2015» Only agroecology can tackle the global food and health crisis

21/02/2015» Boost health, well-being and prosperity - not economic growth!

19/02/2015» Privatized energy has failed us - so why is UK 'aid' exporting it?

19/02/2015» NATO invents Russian threats in the Baltic - but Putin's next big play is Greece

17/02/2015» Fossil fuel divestment backlash forces the question: Which side are you on?

17/02/2015» Don't 'abhor' us - abhor GMO scientists laden with conflicts of interest!

16/02/2015» Greening transport - we can do it, if we want to!

13/02/2015» Geoengineering - the case is not made

12/02/2015» Reclaim Environmentalism!

12/02/2015» Why does the dairy industry oppose GMO labels?

11/02/2015» Conserving the Great Blue - a new Law of the Sea to protect our oceans

10/02/2015» Straw homes are a cheap and green fix for the housing crisis

09/02/2015» The Greens need coherent policies on population and immigration

04/02/2015» Election 2015 could see off the UK's nuclear missiles

04/02/2015» Wildlife conservation must support, not destroy, Indigenous Peoples

05/02/2015» Pickles must protect Rampisham Down SSSI from solar farm

04/02/2015» TTIP is a lethal attack on food safety and animal welfare

29/01/2015» 'You'll let the Tories in!' - Labour's feeble response to the Green Surge

02/02/2015» Fracking, the oil price crash, and the 'greenest government ever'

28/01/2015» After the oil spill: ode to the Yellowstone River

30/01/2015» Russian aggression and the BBC's drums of nuclear war

28/01/2015» Dash to frack is an insult to democracy

28/01/2015» Ebola is killing chimps and gorillas too - now we must save them!

26/01/2015» Message to the UK: the fracking 'bridge' is burning!

26/01/2015» The EAC's plan for a 'fracking moratorium' in Britain doesn't go far enough

23/01/2015» Election 2015: finally, our chance to ditch Trident

12/01/2015» Obama - stand up for Seed Freedom and Food Democracy

21/01/2015» Save our farmers with fair trade milk!

21/01/2015» On election day, young Greeks will be voting for Syriza

19/01/2015» Inequality does matter - and we must fight it!

20/01/2015» TTIP: What bit of the word 'no' doesn't the Commission understand?

19/01/2015» Kathryn Bigelow and the bogus link between ivory and terrorism

13/01/2015» Only a mug would bet on carbon storage over renewables

15/01/2015» Seven ways the Government is pushing up our energy bills

12/01/2015» Going vertical: offshore wind power must find a new axis

13/01/2015» Parliament's fracking examination must be inclusive and impartial

12/01/2015» 2015 - the fossil fuel endgame begins

10/08/2014» Climate change and the living Gaia

08/01/2015» The Green voice must be heard in Election 2015!

07/01/2015» Environmentalists' oil price panic reflects their own existential crisis

05/01/2015» Action, not excuses, needed on population and migration

18/12/2014» Dangerous oil trains are one more reason to end extreme oil

02/01/2015» Make 2015 the Year of the Bonobo!

16/12/2014» Election 2015 - our chance to campaign for nature and wellbeing

01/01/2015» The other reason I joined UKIP - to save our nightingales!

31/12/2014» Blinded by the lights? How power companies just stole £1 billion - from us

10/12/2014» Population matters. Women matter more

17/12/2014» FAO - a plantation is not a forest!

23/12/2014» 'Peak oil' - the wrong argument for the right reasons

08/12/2014» War by media and the triumph of propaganda

18/12/2014» EU Trade Secrets Directive - a threat to health, environment, human rights

18/12/2014» All over the world, renewables are beating nuclear

17/12/2014» I'll talk politics with climate change deniers - but not science

16/12/2014» Rich nations must cough up for past carbon pollution

15/12/2014» The UN climate talks just failed - now for the real battle

12/12/2014» The food-water-energy nexus defeated the Romans. It could defeat us too

12/12/2014» Europe on the brink - green future or industrial wasteland?

11/12/2014» Over 268,000 tonnes of ocean plastic - neglect it at our peril

05/12/2014» How long can Norway ignore Peru's indigenous rights violations?

09/12/2014» Rallying for wildlife - we need a Nature and Wellbeing Act

08/12/2014» More roads, more traffic, more misery - how commuting is killing us

07/12/2014» Palestine: occupied or annexed? Israel must end the ambiguity

02/12/2014» Climate change and the downfall of California's big agriculture

04/12/2014» Shot in the foot? Killing wolves, lynx, cougar increases farm predation

05/11/2014» Bhopal 30 years on - justice evaded, but the fight goes on

01/11/2014» The Green Party's joined-up policies - the threat of a genuine alternative?

01/12/2014» Soil Association must get back to its roots

28/11/2014» Labor's election win opens the way to save Victoria's Central Highlands

25/11/2014» Wake up Australia! Your coal exports are being left stranded

28/11/2014» There's no place for nuclear in the 'Clean Power Plan'

24/11/2014» Human rights vs sustainability? EU must not attack Maldives 'green' fishery

26/11/2014» The UK's farms can generate as much power as Hinkley C by 2020 - renewably!

10/11/2014» Wind turbine noise may be annoying - but it's not making you sick

21/11/2014» The para-judicial persecution of Julian Assange

17/11/2014» Want to double world food production? Return the land to small farmers!

20/11/2014» Fracking is safe. Radiation is harmless. And pigs have wings

20/11/2014» Hinkley C hit by surprise treble whammy - is it all over for EDF?

19/11/2014» ECJ affirms UK's right to clean air - the Government must act!

15/11/2014» Reclaim the power! Democratic energy must replace corporate capture

13/11/2014» We must keep the Arctic clean, wild and free!

15/11/2014» We shall defend our island - if the cost-benefit analysis stacks up

14/11/2014» Now is our chance to deliver on the 30% ocean protection target

14/11/2014» US-China climate deal: at last the big players are talking the right language

13/11/2014» Join us on Saturday to demand Roads Fit For Humans!

12/11/2014» Living with GMOs - a letter from America

11/11/2014» Euro Parliament strengthens national GMO opt-outs

10/11/2014» TTIP threatens EU nations with corporate weapons of mass destruction

09/11/2014» UN Resolution warns nuclear WMD states: end is nigh for DU munitions

03/11/2014» Rice can have high levels of arsenic - so why isn't it regulated in our food?

06/11/2014» Putting community energy at the heart of our renewables revolution

05/11/2014» Agricultural pesticides - the gaping hole in the UK's 'Pollinator Strategy'

04/11/2014» For the love of cod, let's save our disappearing seagrass

03/11/2014» IPCC must speak out - we are creating a hell for future generations

02/11/2014» All out for November 4th: GMO fight at the crossroads

31/10/2014» Election debates: only the Greens offer a genuine alternative

06/10/2014» Fracking - human rights must not be ignored!

29/10/2014» TTIP: Cameron begs Brussels to give away more British sovereignty

28/10/2014» Climate deniers lost for words: 2014 set for hottest year on record

16/10/2014» New seeds, old pesticides - 2,4-D and 'next generation' GMOs

26/09/2014» Uruguay's legalization of marijuana leads the world

15/10/2014» Australia's outback is globally important for its biodiversity - and its people

22/10/2014» OccupyDemocracy suppressed - is Cameron any better than Putin?

15/10/2014» The ICRP's radiation risk model is bogus science

15/10/2014» Certified-responsible oil and gas - we need it now!

20/10/2014» To hit fossil fuel firms where it hurts, support divestment!

19/10/2014» Less freedom in Westminster's Parliament Square than in Hong Kong!!

17/10/2014» Climate 'uncertainty' is no excuse for climate inaction

16/10/2014» Global fracking boom could mean 12% higher emissions

16/10/2014» Excluding Greens from TV debates would make a mockery of democracy

15/10/2014» Scotland: time for a National Food Service?

14/10/2014» Take bushmeat off the menu before humans are served another ebola

09/10/2014» British Airways - stop selling trips to SeaWorld!

11/10/2014» Help us reach the TTIP tipping point!

30/09/2014» In a warming world, food security means crop diversity

08/10/2014» Nuclear power trumps democracy

07/10/2014» Alfred Nobel would have wanted an environment prize

02/10/2014» Ban halogen bulbs to cut costs, pollution, and 'keep the lights on'

06/10/2014» Make no mistake - the TTIP is a move in the wrong direction

03/10/2014» Resisting drought: conventional plant breeding outperforms GM

03/10/2014» Show your face for a GM Free UK

29/09/2014» We must defend the Birds Directive against Malta's hunting lobby

30/09/2014» To save the world's wildlife, first we must love it

30/09/2014» Corporate-smart greenwash: the Global Alliance on Climate-Smart Agriculture

29/09/2014» EU Parliament must reject Juncker's anti-environment Commission

18/09/2014» For an easy win on carbon emissions - cut global trade!

26/09/2014» Malaysia: eco-activists combat judicial repression

25/09/2014» Save the free beavers of England!

23/09/2014» Indigenous women versus men of power: the real dispute at the UN

20/09/2014» Britain's hospital ship to Gaza!

20/09/2014» Coca-Cola is not the solution to hunger in Africa

19/09/2014» In defence of 'In Defence of Life'

04/09/2014» Western sanctions could help Russia's environment - but will they?

08/09/2014» Labour will tackle bovine TB - without the mass killing of badgers

02/09/2014» The end of fossil fuels is not the end of global warming

16/09/2014» The BBC, Friends of the Earth and nuclear power

15/09/2014» Yes or No, we need democratic and constitutional reform

08/09/2014» Nature as an 'asset class' - the free market's final frontier?

10/09/2014» Nuclear power - insanity at taxpayers' and consumers' expense

10/09/2014» Gaza's revenge: Israelis swim in Palestinian shit

08/09/2014» Iceland's whaling and whale meat exports - the IWC must act!

09/09/2014» Badger cull fail - government throws science on the scrapheap

08/09/2014» Dairy - the case for greener, healthier, lower performing cows

01/09/2014» SeaWorld - save your money on super-size tanks. Orcas need the ocean!

27/08/2014» We can win on climate change - but without the UN

01/09/2014» Gaza - renewable energy for a just and durable peace

03/09/2014» Britain's real 'terror threat': eco-sceptic politicians

02/09/2014» Denmark's support of the Faroese whale slaughter - the EU must act

29/08/2014» We must protect our seas!

18/08/2014» Sister Megan Rice is an inspiration to all humanity

29/08/2014» The liberal climate agenda is doomed to failure

28/08/2014» Geoengineering - the 'declaration' that never was may cause real harm

27/08/2014» Defying reality - Natural England authorises 'unlawful' cull

26/08/2014» Bombs Ahoy! Why the UK is desperate for nuclear power

25/08/2014» The nuclear industry today: declining, but not (yet) dying

15/08/2014» Political taboos leave trail of rising transport emissions

22/08/2014» The cetacean brain and hominid perceptions of cetacean intelligence

21/08/2014» Local authorities are key players in our renewable energy revolution

20/08/2014» Free the seeds to feed the world!

18/08/2014» Detroit: what happens when water is a commodity, not a human right

14/08/2014» GMOs and RoundUp - junking down our food supply

09/08/2014» The 'pre-Holocene' climate is returning - and it won't be fun

15/08/2014» On-line activism - from surveillance to ecological footprint

13/08/2014» For the next energy revolution, we must deregulate power grids

09/08/2014» Agri-terrorists accuse seed bank of 'agri-terrorism'

05/06/2014» We need to rethink how we support renewable energy

08/08/2014» Kenya chooses GMOs - but there are smarter ways to feed Africa

29/07/2014» Will the carbon bubble burst your pension?

07/08/2014» REDD - destroy the forests, seize the profits, blame the victims

06/08/2014» Who will silence the Guns of August, 2014?

04/08/2014» Rosetta shows - we can keep space plutonium-free!

04/08/2014» Fracking - US companies and regulators must disclose environmental data

01/08/2014» Fukushima - we need health studies now!

25/07/2014» Organic farming boosts environment and nutrition

31/07/2014» Gaza - is annexation Israel's 'permanent solution'?

30/07/2014» Pesticide safety research shouldn't be left to the pesticide companies

28/07/2014» Obama's achievement: the US is the world's biggest oil producer, again

25/07/2014» Carry on Culling - the fiasco continues

23/07/2014» Germany's renewable revolution shows the way

25/07/2014» Gaza: an end to the war - 'Once And For All'

17/07/2014» Antibiotics: British lives must come before factory farm profits

23/07/2014» The rosewood massacre - China must act

22/07/2014» The true cost of your beefburger is much worse than you know

19/07/2014» Gaza should be the Kuwait of the Levant - but its gas brings only war and poverty

17/07/2014» Protect our inshore seabeds to allow fish stocks to recover!

14/07/2014» Decarbonising the world energy system without nuclear

15/07/2014» Avaaz's global 'ebay of seeds' - how did they get it so wrong?

15/07/2014» Owen Paterson sacked: the end of 'badger bashing'?

14/07/2014» TTIP: Europe and America do not need business vs. state dispute rules

07/07/2014» Fear of blackouts is no reason to restrict renewable energy

27/06/2014» Brazil and FIFA have failed to protect their World Cup mascot

11/07/2014» Hunting for Truth - we respond to the NRA's retraction demand

10/07/2014» Nuclear power is no answer to global warming

04/07/2014» Poland's 'EU energy union' plan: an attempt to revive Europe's filthiest fuels

07/07/2014» Why do Ed and Greg hate solar energy?

15/05/2014» Selling the silver: the enclosure of the UK's fisheries

04/07/2014» We must support Detroit's fight for the right to water

03/07/2014» Scientists write: EPA, ban 'agent orange' herbicide mix and GMO crops!

02/07/2014» US and World Bank must stop funding overseas coal

01/07/2014» Let England's wild beavers be!

30/06/2014» Put high speed rail where it can really help - in the North of England

28/06/2014» Fracking safe? In national parks? What is Lord Smith smoking?

27/06/2014» Eric Pickles' war on wind farms could blow UK renewable energy targets

24/06/2014» Adapt or survive? How migration creates climate resilience

25/06/2014» Biosafety and the 'Seralini affair' - scientific and regulatory reform are essential

24/06/2014» Fracking - you are not important

23/06/2014» Tasmania's World Heritage debate must look beyond the trees

22/06/2014» Nuclear power - small isn't beautiful, safe, or cheap

19/06/2014» Blaming migration for our problems is dangerous and wrong

20/06/2014» The Big Ten food companies must join the climate fight

18/06/2014» Love immigrants, rather than large-scale immigration

18/06/2014» UNESCO, protect Tasmanian wilderness

14/06/2014» The 'greening' of Europe's farms is a shameful failure

16/06/2014» We demand our Rights - not Magna Bollocks

13/06/2014» The upland commons of South Wales are no place for a motor sports complex

10/06/2014» Flame retardants are the new lead - our children must be protected

10/06/2014» Tax carbon consumers for real action on climate change

11/06/2014» Stop 'back door' financing for new coal power stations!

10/06/2014» To defend the environment, we must defend human rights

09/06/2014» Tesla's techno-cars - the right answer to the wrong question

06/06/2014» BBC - end your Green Party news blackout!

06/06/2014» Negotiating a global climate agreement - Power to the People!

06/06/2014» Final fling of a government of lost opportunities

05/06/2014» Boycott Starbucks! Here's five strong reasons why

04/06/2014» Anti-fracking activists - engage with us in Bonn climate talks

02/06/2014» Florida's collapse will set in within a 30-year mortgage cycle

02/06/2014» Buzzard 'control' licences must be refused

01/06/2014» Without transparency, Europe's carbon market reform will fail

30/05/2014» Deceitful compromise clears the way for GMO crops in Europe

02/05/2014» Riches won't make you happy, but a greener economy might

28/05/2014» Your investment in Chevron will never be safe!

28/05/2014» Why we are Marching against Monsanto

27/05/2014» UKIP's climate idiocy - and future mass migration

23/05/2014» Fracking: to save the climate, the gas must remain buried

30/04/2014» Anti-consumerism is not enough

20/05/2014» Organic inspections, organic growth

22/05/2014» HS2 - the wealth will 'suck out' to London, not 'trickle-down' to the North

20/05/2014» Making money - the state must reclaim its sovereign rights

21/05/2014» Silence of the lambs

21/05/2014» Brighton & Hove: the future is Green

20/05/2014» Green policies top UK polls

09/05/2014» Minerals are finite. We had better start conserving them

16/05/2014» Government reforms will 'probably kill stand-alone solar PV in the UK'

15/05/2014» Let's build a post-growth economy that works for the 99%

23/04/2014» Why is there no World Environment Organisation?

13/05/2014» Badger culls - who is standing up for public safety?

12/05/2014» We must make our streets fit for children

07/05/2014» HS2 is a disastrous white elephant

09/05/2014» Keep these toxic herbicides out of our food!

09/05/2014» The Noble Lords are wrong - fracking is a dead end for Britain

08/05/2014» Ukraine - we must not 'consent' to genocide

06/05/2014» Police, Guns, Action - how safe were the pilot badger culls?

06/05/2014» The EU can save Ukraine - if it moves fast enough

05/05/2014» Food banks - a radical plan

04/05/2014» Obama's new Ukraine - a Russophobic failed state ruled by fascists

24/04/2014» Governments must not sign away their democratic and sovereign rights

01/05/2014» Resisting the Keystone XL is legally justified - even if we are arrested

28/04/2014» Our deep sea wonderlands must be valued - and protected

23/04/2014» Well-being, not growth, must be our economic purpose

23/04/2014» We must cool the Arctic before it's too late

25/04/2014» Britain's vets - it's time to oppose the badger cull!

17/04/2014» Oceans of rubbish - governments must act

01/04/2014» The melting Arctic, and revolutions to come

25/04/2014» Fracking weaponized - Joe Biden's Ukraine crusade

24/04/2014» Should we cull our badgers to save our hedgehogs?

23/04/2014» Japan must stop financing coal

22/04/2014» Fracking - the clean fight against dirty fuels

18/04/2014» Small scale farmers are feeding our future!

17/04/2014» DECC's triple for renewables

16/04/2014» Does organic food reduce cancer risk?

08/04/2014» Green growth cannot make a sustainable world

12/04/2014» It's time to get a grip on technology!

10/04/2014» After the chainsaws - tropical forests are still worth saving

09/04/2014» Lies, damn lies, and Owen Paterson's badger cull

08/04/2014» Tate - come clean about BP sponsorship!

04/04/2014» Why we should support nuclear power

07/04/2014» Boycotts are an essential democratic right

06/04/2014» BBC climate reportage is confusing, not informing

03/04/2014» What MH370 told us - the oceans are awash with trash

04/04/2014» Paterson's plans for a national badger cull bite the dust

02/04/2014» Pesticides can cause cancer - so why does CRUK ignore them?

02/04/2014» Protesting the London Boroughs 'wall of death'

01/04/2014» A Great Forest National Park for SE Australia

31/03/2014» Cashing in on climate won't fool nature

30/03/2014» The world must invest in mangroves

29/03/2014» Time is running out

24/03/2014» Fracking - why are human rights being ignored?

21/03/2014» UKIP and the ideal of 'media neutrality'

26/03/2014» Exposing the thorium myth

25/03/2014» Ending hunger - the rich world holds the keys

24/03/2014» New life for our lost urban rivers!

20/03/2014» Seeing through the hot air: Farage vs Clegg, and Lucas on trial

19/03/2014» Financial markets should get serious on climate policy

20/03/2014» Challenging 'growthism'

20/03/2014» Halt the Co-op Farm sale - save the co-operative tradition

19/03/2014» We don't care how farm animals live - so why care how they die?

18/03/2014» Ukraine, Chevron, Condi Rice and shale gas ... join the dots

17/03/2014» UK must step up on access to water

14/03/2014» British cities deserve clean air!

14/03/2014» GMOs - Throwing precaution to the wind

14/03/2014» Climate misinformation is criminally negligent

01/03/2014» Indigenous peoples of the world, unite!

11/03/2014» May 2014 - Voting for the climate

07/03/2014» Keeping the lights on - time to wake up to the simple solution

28/02/2014» Ancient woodland loss must be recorded

03/03/2014» Biofuel and biomass 'sustainability standards' are pure greenwash

08/03/2014» For Nigeria, tackling climate change is a security imperative

06/03/2014» All at sea - the UK's policies for wave and tidal power

05/03/2014» The floods - blaming the climate change messengers

05/03/2014» Fracking's radioactive legacy - we lack the technology

04/03/2014» UK taxpayer will be liable for Hinkley C billions

27/02/2014» America's corporate revolt against clean energy

27/02/2014» No child should be afraid to drink a glass of water ...

27/02/2014» Solar is going great - but could be greater!

28/02/2014» We know enough - the badger cull must stop!

27/02/2014» No rubber stamp for the TTIP!

24/02/2014» Time to wake up to the Climate Denial Beast

21/02/2014» Canada - fighting the legal clamp-down on dissent

24/02/2014» The media's climate Fail - we must move beyond mere anger

12/02/2014» Climate Disasters

20/02/2014» Prince William - we need new ideas to tackle wildlife crisis!

21/02/2014» Open letter: water management in England and Wales

20/02/2014» Public water is no pipe dream

20/02/2014» After the deluge - Britain's new politics of climate change

18/02/2014» Tea - a 'hero crop' for our times?

18/02/2014» Owen Paterson - the invisible Minister

14/02/2014» TPP - power to the corporations at the expense of the planet

13/02/2014» Time to end the Cheney / Halliburton loophole

14/02/2014» Flooding and climate - we need action!

11/02/2014» Feeding the World - or feeding the Corporations?

07/02/2014» Golden Rice - a complex tangle of unanswered questions

11/02/2014» Winter Olympians say: protect our winters!

05/02/2014» Citizens to fill the Fukushima information void

09/02/2014» Somerset Levels - the real battle is getting the Government to pay

08/02/2014» We must prevent abrupt climate change

03/02/2014» Welcome to 'frackland': does a river have the right not to be polluted?

03/02/2014» The true cost of disaster insurance makes nuclear power uncompetitive

31/01/2014» Fighting ecocide in Nigeria

29/01/2014» GMO labeling - the tide is turning

27/01/2014» What if ... economics became a science?

31/01/2014» Protestors have nothing to gain from liaising with police

31/01/2014» Our bosses just reduced our ability to oppose them by 66%

29/01/2014» Want sustainability? Start by leaving the EU

29/01/2014» Revealed: the chemical blitz of pesticides in our fields

29/01/2014» Beavers are re-introducing themselves - and we should let them

28/01/2014» Keep Agent Orange herbicide out of our food!

25/01/2014» Torture: Thou shalt not bear honest witness

24/01/2014» Farming sea turtles is no solution

23/01/2014» Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership

23/01/2014» Give elephants a future!

22/01/2014» Low input farming - diversity is the key

20/01/2014» Public space - we must defend our freedoms!

17/01/2014» Time to bring back Nature's flood management engineer - the beaver

16/01/2014» Toshiba's nuclear project - cheaper than Hinkley C?

15/01/2014» Outlaw ecocide!

14/01/2014» Metropolitan Police - stop persecuting cyclists!

09/01/2014» Tax farm antibiotics to fight superbugs

13/01/2014» Legalize ... them!

10/01/2014» Ancient woodland cannot be 'offset'

10/01/2014» Restore large carnivores to save struggling ecosystems

08/01/2014» Energy: Public ownership is the rational solution

08/01/2014» No to Carbon Capture and Storage!

07/01/2014» Global warming scientists stuck in Antarctic summer freeze?

06/01/2014» The future is agroecology

03/01/2014» Hemp - the energy and industrial crop of the future?

03/01/2014» Wind turbines - going strong 20 years on

02/01/2014» Manifesto for a new agriculture

29/12/2013» Changing the global food narrative

30/12/2013» Who will pay the costs of the fracking revolution?

29/12/2013» Global capitalism is the real enemy

23/12/2013» Golden Rice ignores the risks, the people and the real solutions

26/12/2013» Terminator technology - what's the fuss about?

23/12/2013» Hinkley C: the Generic Design Assessment has failed

25/12/2013» Fukushima's cancer epidemic: the reality revealed

23/12/2013» Let the science go free

16/12/2013» Climate Action? Warsaw 2013 to Paris 2015

17/12/2013» Shut that door!

18/12/2013» Atom bomb veterans deserve justice!

18/12/2013» A U-turn too far!

16/12/2013» Pesticides - the Government must protect us!

14/12/2013» Sustainable energy for all

11/12/2013» Alzheimer's - the answers lie in diet and lifestyle

11/12/2013» Return of the Killer Zombie Projects

11/12/2013» We must put a price on Nature

05/12/2013» Climate change is about survival - not economics

09/12/2013» Government condemns the poor to cold homes

09/12/2013» The Badger cull - a letter to my MP

06/12/2013» Offshore wind is too expensive!

06/12/2013» It can't be easy being George Monbiot

06/12/2013» UK Government all at sea

05/12/2013» Scientists pledge to boycott Elsevier

03/12/2013» Give away LED light bulbs!

03/12/2013» Badger fiasco shows England needs new wildlife governance

02/12/2013» Dying-in for cycling sanity

30/11/2013» Neonicotinoid ban won't fix all bees' problems

29/11/2013» True-cost accounting in food and farming

28/11/2013» The revolution is already happening

23/11/2013» Can we risk another Fukushima?

26/11/2013» Environment Agency staff cuts risk economy and reputation

25/11/2013» Never again - end fossil fuel influence in UN climate talks!

21/11/2013» Genetically modified politicians

21/11/2013» Brave New Countryside?

19/11/2013» London's cycle deaths: we know the solutions

19/11/2013» Seeds of death

18/11/2013» Leave your coal in the ground!

17/11/2013» Open letter to Christiania Figueres

15/11/2013» Nuclear subsidies: Open letter to Commissioner Almunia

13/11/2013» COP19: ejected for expressing solidarity with the Philippines

13/11/2013» Fracking - it's the water, stupid!

12/11/2013» Let us stop this madness!

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