Blogs

25. 08. 2015
A packed issue of Resurgence/The Ecologist for September/October, including Philip Pullman on William Blake, Vandana Shiva on the impact of industrial farming practices on Indian farmers - and my review of two recent books, by Tony Juniper and Dieter Helm:  http://www....
20. 08. 2015
I’m just back from Gabon and Liberia – first time I’ve ever been in these countries. I was there to understand better what the idea of ‘sustainable palm oil’ might mean in that part of the world, and came away both excited at the potential for both...
Sustainable Food
15. 08. 2015
I’m an NGO-person through and through, but sometimes I do find conventional NGO tactics deeply aggravating. Take the Kodaikanal story, and the current campaign against Unilever. A brilliant bit of in-your-face exposé on Youtube puts Unilever’s history on the...
24. 07. 2015
On David Attenborough’s 89th birthday this May, he somehow found himself in conversation with Barack Obama. And a rather strange conversation it was too, with the President of the United States somehow more in awe of David Attenborough than the other way round! For an old...
Sustainable Food
15. 07. 2015
Today sees the publication of the annual World Nuclear Industry Status Report. As a long-term and very engaged participant in the nuclear debate, I’ve absorbed each WNISR with careful attention – and huge admiration. The quality of the research and the level of...
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