Then & Now: Forty Years on & Eco-Catastrophe is One Big Yawn

  It wasn’t always so. Forty years ago, 20 million Americans took part in the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Fifth Avenue in New York City was closed to automobiles as 100,000 people joined in concerts, lectures, and street theater. More than 2,000 colleges and universities across America interrupted their anti-war protests to […]

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Mea Culpa, Mea Maxima Eco-Culpa… .

Once again BBC’s Channel 4 sets the cat among the eco-pigeons with a documentary where Green Movement luminaries old and new recant their views, eat humble pie and espouse nuclear energy, GM food and hi-tech solutions to save the world from Global Warming. Let’s get one thing out of the way: climate change is a […]

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Goodbye to Cheap Food… Hello, Malthus & Pigweed

Even without taking into account the negative effects of climate change on our food supply, how is the world going to feed itself in years to come? If world population continues to grow at the rate it is we could be looking at a world population of some 12 billion by 2050. Until quite recently […]

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