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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 a 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, hate 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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