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Fresh Air Flash Mob Debrief

Yesterday evening a group of us met up with Climate Rush in a London square. After a couple of brief rousing speeches we cycled to one of London’s busiest and most polluted junctions and reclaimed it from the cars. Lying on the floor with the pressure of four lanes of motorized traffic baring down, irate […]

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ATTENTION HUMANS! Planetary boundaries ahead!

Johan Rockstrom introduces us to the physical reality of life on this planet. Our home is finite and the current human growth paradigm is ending. We now have an exciting decade; an opportunity to change direction and change behavior. His research has found nine “planetary boundaries” that can guide us in protecting our planet’s many […]

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From Ego to Eco a New Sense of Self

This Page is a chapter taken from the excellent history of the environmental movement; Rising Tides by kind permission of the author Rory Spowers.  The fact that we have become more preoccupied with brand logos than the preservation of the biotic systems on which our lives depend, suggests that we have somehow forgotten who and […]

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A simple solution to the deficit… legalize the weed!

The main problem with prohibiting drugs is that it immediately criminalize the millions of citizens who, in most cases harmlessly, use them. Also, society loses the £5 billion in revenue available through their taxation. Worse of all though, we hand this massive global trade to the black market. This hands vast wealth to criminal gangs, […]

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