Blogs

16. 06. 2016
It’s uncomfortable having to think back to 1996. At that time, there was still a real sense of hope that the agreements stuck at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, four years earlier, could still translate rapidly into real change on the ground. Unfortunately, that hope...
Politics, SD History
01. 06. 2016
Still barely a mention about the environment in the Referendum campaign – just another reminder that these issues still have very little cut-through in UK politics. Beyond the debate about climate change (which, to be fair, does get some cut-through, though rarely in ways...
27. 05. 2016
Just back from a visit to the slightly scary cities of the American south-west – Phoenix and Tucson. Having just read an extraordinarily powerful novel called ‘The Water Knife’ by Paolo Bacigalupi (which is all about the western States, at some point in the not...
Energy, Innovation
09. 05. 2016
It felt like a little bit of a Lion’s Den challenge, but addressing the AGM of Gloucestershire CPRE turned out to be a very pleasant occasion – not least because I couldn’t help but be charmed by the full-on energy of a beautiful Spring day, the delights of a...
Politics
26. 04. 2016
Imagine that Resurgence didn’t exist. Imagine that you and a group of like-minded colleagues decided that the world badly needed a new publication that would have a number of critical ingredients: topical sustainability updates, campaigning news, an uncompromising...
SD History, Society