What is our relationship towards the environment and why should we care about it?
In the way we have come to use the automobile, I think we have lost many things - clean air, health, nature, green spaces, and a little bit of our soul. This is my call for us to banish mass private ownership of automobiles from our cities.
We need a change in our culture to enable us to live in an environmentally attuned way, here are my ideas on how we need to change
The animals in the human food system are one of the major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. A lot of different studies have come up with different figures as to what percentage of emissions are attributable to livestock; here I discuss them in the context of the world and Australia specifically.
In only a short time, Australia has been radically changed by European settlement. This is an introduction into the main problems we face.
As cruel a weapon as the cave man's club, the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life
— Rachel Carson
George Monbiot
George Monbiot is one of the pre-eminent voices of our times, all the more shocking because he is given space in a major newspaper like the Guardian. This book is a compilation of many of his editorial style articles over the years. He writes on a vast range of topics. I list this book here in the environment section and although that is perhaps foremost, almost every section of this website would find itself covered by this wonderful book. Climate change, social isolation, housing, each article is a short readable chunk of thinking material. Some of the material may be...