Faced with the gathering collapse of the biosphere, and governments’ refusal to take the necessary action, how do we stop ourselves from falling apart?
Now it’s a straight fight for survival. The Glasgow Climate Pact, for all its restrained and diplomatic language, looks like a suicide pact. After so many squandered years of denial, … Continue reading →
Why do we tolerate the massive environmental impacts of the very rich?
To avert environmental disaster, we need sudden and drastic change. Impossible? No, it has been done before.
The living world is being hit by everything at once: the only way to stop our full-spectrum assault on Earth systems is to reduce our economic activity.
All over the world, mutual aid groups have blossomed where governments have failed, as people support each other through the pandemic.
Some countries, separately and together, are beginning to head towards the darkest of all political places.
Allowing the seas to recover from the outrageous assaults of commercial fishing can help heal our own wounded lives.
Boarding school, a peculiarly British form of abuse, has devastating impacts not only on the boarders, but on those they grow up to dominate.
The fossil fuel industry intends to accelerate production, spending nearly $5 trillion in the next 10 years on developing new reserves. It is committed to ecocide.
By understanding the psychological buttons they’re pressing, we can stop demagogues from destroying our democracy.
Every day, private jets take off from London carrying a single passenger, mostly flying to Russia and the US. Each of them is filled with 32,000 litres of fuel. That’s as much fossil energy as a small African town might use in a year.
Drawing on findings from psychology, neuroscience and evolutionary biology, George Monbiot offers a new vision for society built around our fundamental capacity for altruism and cooperation.
George Monbiot: Capitalism is destroying the Earth. We need a new human right for future generations
The young people taking to the streets for the climate strike are right: their future is being stolen. The economy is an environmental pyramid scheme, dumping its liabilities on the young and the unborn. Its current growth depends on intergenerational theft.