Pity the Eight Billionth Child on Planet Earth

I hope you’ve got Tuesday November 15th marked up in your diary? According to the UN’s population wonks, that’s the day when the eight billionth human being will be born. Not sure how they know that quite so precisely, and I certainly don’t recall them being that precise back in 2011 when the seven…

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Sort Out the Meat Monster – or We All Go Down!

Feeding the world, the way we do it today, is now the greatest single threat to the future of humankind. I’ve spent the last three weeks gorging myself on a massive meat feast. Not physically, but cerebrally. Driven, as has so often been the case, by the insouciant ignorance of our recently…

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