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Articles from George Monbiot

Loss Adjustment

April 1, 2014 - 05:51 -- Admin

When people say we should adapt to climate change, do they have any idea what that means?

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 1st April 2014

Destroyer of Worlds

March 25, 2014 - 07:20 -- Admin

New research suggests there was no state of grace: for two million years humankind has been the natural world’s nemesis.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 25th March 2014

You want to know who we are? Really? You think you do, but you will regret it. This article, if you have any love for the world, will inject you with a venom – a soul-scraping sadness – without an obvious antidote.

Smoke-Filled Rooms

March 18, 2014 - 07:23 -- Admin

How the media gives Big Tobacco everything it wants.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th March 2014

Almost everything is fake. The brave proverbs with which we were brought up – the truth will out, cheats never prosper, virtue will triumph – turn out to be unfounded. For the most part, our lives are run and our views are formed by chancers, cheats and charlatans.

The Biogas Disaster

March 14, 2014 - 22:47 -- Admin

How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website 14th March 2014

In principle it’s a brilliant solution. Instead of leaving food waste and sewage and animal manure to decay in the open air, releasing methane which contributes to global warming, you can contain it, use micro-organisms to digest it, and capture the gas.

Torpedoed

February 22, 2014 - 04:03 -- Admin

The results of a crowd-sourcing appeal prove that Discovery Channel engaged in fakery.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 21st February 2014

Jumping the Shark

February 19, 2014 - 21:38 -- Admin

Misleading claims by Discovery and other channels help to fuel wildlife massacres.

By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 19th February 2014.

There are, I think, two factors at work. The first is the desire to eliminate all risk from our lives, to move through a world that is safe, predictable and tame, with “no alarms and no surprises”.

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