News from Jason

Killer Vegetables

In the transition to a renewable future we will still need to generate more power for electric planes, trains and automobiles. Vegetables have killed more people than nuclear power and it should be part of our future base load energy mix rather than coal. Let me...

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Ecocide

Values not regulation is our only hope. As we settle into the 21st century, the world appears to be brimming with regulation but is light on values. If you don’t stand for something, you are liable to fall for anything. We need to be clearer on our values as regards...

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Pirates and Marine Reserves

We need Pirates not the UN to save our seas. Born out of environmental disaster – Somali Pirates are now doing more to help the restore marine ecosystems in Africa than any interest group on the continent. Let me Explain. We cannot fix everything at once, but we have...

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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...

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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 combustion...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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