Climate Change

Vegan pies, shirts made from coffee grounds, and fan urine-based fertiliser: how Forest Green Rovers became the world’s first carbon neutral club

Third tier English football club Forest Green Rovers are grabbing the footballing world’s attention through their climate friendly practices. The world’s first carbon-neutral club have a fully vegan half-time menu, shirts made from recycled coffee grounds, and are now fertilizing…

Lies, Damn Lies, and Climate Change

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is getting carried away. Literally. She joined thousands in the village of Lützerath, Germany, to oppose the expansion of an open-pit lignite mine, one of the dirtiest forms of coal. Police in riot gear hauled…

Battle for the Earth: Climate crisis, coronavirus and conspiracy theories – Part 8

To what extent is the corona crisis delaying meaningful action on climate change and ecosystem protection? Is it possible that a health crisis is playing into the hands of the fossil fuel industry? Why are the protest movements against government…

What Was Humanity’s First Cultural Revolution?

We live in a fast-moving, technology-dominated era. Happiness is fleeting, and everything is replaceable or disposable. It is understandable that people are drawn to a utopian vision. Many find refuge in the concept of a “return” to an idealized past—one…

Climate Change and Basic Income

We share the presentation given at the 2nd World Forum for Water, Land, Climate and Diversity, promoted by Senator Andrea Blandini, which took place on 1 November. In it, we talked about who is ultimately responsible for climate change, the…

What is Missing from the Climate Debate

“The destabilisation of the Earth’s climate systems is the consequence of violating the ecological processes and cycles of the earth, violating the Rights of the Earth, Rights of Indigenous People, and the Rights of Future Generations. Fossil fuels have driven…

Battle for the Earth: The Fossil Giants, Free Trade and War – Part 5

Why is humanity so entangled with the fossil fuel industry and incapable of meaningful climate action? What are the structures that make Big Oil so invincible to systemic change towards a truly sustainable economy? How are conflicts and wars used…

Offloading Climate Responsibility on the Victims of Climate Change

An interview with Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey. By Steve Taylor Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for clarity and length from the author’s conversation with Nnimmo Bassey on October 7, 2022. For access to the full interview’s audio and…

Economy and society must turn climate change upside down

Only an “urgent and comprehensive” transformation of sectors and systems of the economy and society can avert the looming climate catastrophe, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) warned in a new report on Thursday. Inger Andersen, executive director of UNEP,…

Battle for the Earth: The Dangerous Deception of “Net Zero by 2050″. Part 3

The most dangerous deception for climate protection at the moment is “Net Zero 2050.” All the climate culprits – Big Oil and corporate-friendly governments – have been quick to adopt this as the new climate target, but it has two…

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