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If we lose the ash tree, we’ll lose culture as well as nature. By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website 12th October 2012
Our rivers and natural resources are to be valued and commodified, a move that will benefit only the rich, argues George Monbiot.
The environment is being trashed because of a failure to reform campaign finance.
Why have the Year Zero policies of neoliberalism not been abandoned? By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 31st July 2012
A new front opens up in the war against nature. By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website 26th July 2012
Ayn Rand’s ideas have become the Marxism of the new right. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 6th March 2012. It has a fair claim to be the ugliest philosophy the post-war world has produced.
As soon as it encounters environmental issues, the ideology of the new right becomes ensnared in its own contradictions. By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 6th January 2012 Over the Christmas break I read what I believe is the most important environmental essay of the past 12 months.
Illustration by Daniel Pudles If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire.
Population is much less of a problem than consumption. No wonder the rich are obsessed by it.
How did academic publishers acquire these feudal powers? By George Monbiot.
The machinations of the industry shouldn’t be allowed to spoil the case for nuclear power. By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 5th July 2011
The wild boar cull should be halted, and we should stop confusing conservation with gardening. By George Monbiot.
The “free market thinktanks” and their secret funders are a threat to democracy. By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 13th September 2011
The well-intentioned dolts putting a price on nature are delivering it into the hands of business.
How do environmentalists fight without losing what we’re fighting for? By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 5th May 2011 In my column earlier this week , I discussed the crisis the environment movement is now confronting.