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Articles from George Monbiot

Running Amoc

August 9, 2023 - 01:52 -- Admin

It’s because the climate crisis is now visible to everyone that governments are giving the fossil fuel industry everything it demands.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 1st August 2023

All Hat and No Cattle

August 2, 2023 - 18:48 -- Admin

The spectacular implosion of a popular delusion about livestock farming.

By George Monbiot, published on, 2nd August 2023

Every industry has its apparatus of justification. The more damaging the industry, the greater the effort spent constructing it. Few if any industries are as damaging as meat production, especially meat production from ruminant animals, such as cattle and sheep.

Scapegoat Season

July 27, 2023 - 02:20 -- Admin

Instead of addressing our multiple ecological disasters, those with power are attacking wildlife defenders.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 20th July 2023


July 19, 2023 - 23:11 -- Admin

The power of the very rich prevents us from addressing our two greatest existential threats.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 15th July 2023

Hell Holes

June 5, 2023 - 21:03 -- Admin

Fossil fuel companies walk away from the lands they have devastated, often without paying a penny to restore them.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 1st June 2023

When you’re in a hole, keep digging. This is the strategy of opencast miners across the world: our past debts and future liabilities can one day be discharged if only we’re allowed to dig a little deeper and extract a little more. And public authorities keep falling for it.