At the unreachable heart of Stanisław Lem’s masterpiece Solaris lies a distant, ocean-wrapped planet orbiting a pair of suns in
The drafting of a new ‘ecocide’ law promises serious legal protection for the environment. It’s a fascinating development, but challenges remain.
How are we to live well on a finite planet?
Tim Jackson is Professor of Sustainable Development and Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity. Here we talk about his brilliant new book Post Growth in which he challenges prevailing economic orthodoxies and sets out powerful suggestions for change.
Confining us to our neighbourhoods, pushing us out onto local streets and parks for some air and exercise, Covid has
John Maingay reviews Paul Jones’ magnificent book on the men and women who have taken on the Land’s End to John o’Groats cyling record.
Cal Flyn is an author and journalist. Her most recent book, ‘Islands of Abandonment’ is a compelling account of ‘post-human’ landscapes – places from which human beings have largely withdrawn. In this interview we talk about her fascination with these landscapes and how they speak to contemporary environmental anxieties.
It’s time to break the car’s stranglehold on London – we need routes out.
Plague and pestilence have deep historic links to climatic disruption. We need to understand better the links between human health and the ecosystems we depend on.
Guest blog by Matthew Taylor. Matthew is outgoing CEO of the Royal Society of Arts and soon to be CEO
In my early forties, after years watching the joy seep out of life, my mental health went clean over the cliff.