Taking the Piss

Taking the Piss

Capitalists taking the piss and making money, what’s new you may well ask? Well everything actually. It may just be what the environment and the slum dwelling poor need most. Let me explain. Sanitation globally is a major humanitarian crisis, particularly in the...
Ban Biofuels

Ban Biofuels

Biofuels are a manmade eco-disaster waiting to happen and should be banned. Biofuels are like a drug that eases the symptoms but does not address the causes of the problem – and has disastrous side effects. Let me explain. The real issue is addiction to the...
There’s Nothing Natural About Education

There’s Nothing Natural About Education

Our current thinking is driven by an education system devised in the 17th century, systematised in the 19th century and rendered obsolete by the end of the industrial revolution. We are now in a race between understanding and disaster. Let me explain. We are still...
Green Cities

Green Cities

To save our planet, we all need to co-inhabit the urban high rise instead of trying to reconnect with nature and hold on to some sort of misguided nostalgia from the past. Let me explain. Urbanised societies, in which a high proportion of the population live in...
Save the Rhinos

Save the Rhinos

September 22nd is World Rhino Day. To save the rhino we must stop the hand wringing do-good conservation nonsense and get busy finding 21st century solutions to the problem. We need to re-start trade in rhino horns, save human lives, create jobs and let capitalists...
Water, Capitalism and the 21st Century

Water, Capitalism and the 21st Century

The industrial revolution and modern capitalism were powered by water, the sustainability revolution we are entering will depend on it. Water will define our future as clearly as it has our past. How we manage this scarce resource, the choices we make – and...