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Articles from George Monbiot

Shitstorm

July 24, 2021 - 22:54 -- Admin

Our team uncovers the remarkable, but scarcely understood, truth about river pollution.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 21st July 2021

This Stinks

July 16, 2021 - 22:13 -- Admin

Our rivers and seas are being transformed into open sewers by greedy business and useless governments.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th July 2021

Extinction’s Collaborators

July 16, 2021 - 22:04 -- Admin

How the media stoked the climate crisis.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th July 2021

Yes, we should rake over the coals. And the oil, and the gas. Democratic accountability means remembering who helped to stoke the climate crisis. We should hold the fossil fuel companies to account.

The Home Front

June 28, 2021 - 19:05 -- Admin

People who own second homes cause homelessness and community death. Yet the government rewards them with lavish subsidies and tax breaks.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 23rd June 2021

How big would our housing crisis be if it were not for second homes? It’s a question almost no one in public life wants to ask, let alone answer. But it becomes more urgent every day.

Absolute Zero

June 22, 2021 - 20:20 -- Admin

Every new climate pledge is an attempt to distract people from the failed ones it replaces.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 26th May 2021

Borderline

May 23, 2021 - 18:03 -- Admin

The government has gone to extreme lengths to close our borders to refugees and people seeking work, yet has left them wide open to Covid-19.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 19th May 2021

Once again, through gross neglect, the government is in danger of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Its astonishing dithering over the Indian variant of Covid-19 sustains its unbroken record of incompetence and procrastination.

The Sleep of Reason

April 30, 2021 - 19:46 -- Admin

Far from holding the government to account, as it claims, most of the media was fast asleep while massive scandals brewed.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th April 2021

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