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The Art of Psychogeography: How Places Make us Feel

Psychogeography describes the effect of a geographical location on the emotions and behaviour of individuals Photo: Constant (Constant A. Nieuwenhuys) Tate London 25 March 2022 | James Porteous…

Suzuki: Our ‘carbon footprint’ is not the problem

We have seen this over and over again, especially over the past two years. Everything, from covid to pollution to political ‘instability,’ it is all our fault. Us….

Jane Goodall Urges World Charities to Stop Gifting Animals

Ms Goodall’s hope is to urge charities to switch to plant-based alternatives instead of animals. Photo: Goats being sold at Mdeka market near Salima, Malawi. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/EPA 20…

Tropical forests can recover surprisingly quickly when allowed to regrow naturally

Studies indicate regrowth can be achieved in 10 to 20 years. Unfortunately, leaders at the recent COP26 leaders have only pledged to halt deforestation by 2030. Photo: A 32-year-old…

Electric cars could one day help power your house

The electricity in the vehicle’s battery could be plugged back into the grid, instead of being stored Photo: Slavun/shutterstock 15 November 2021 | Tom Stacey and Ying Xie…

The consumerism that destroys life is also the cause of the environmental emergency

Decades ago, corporations and governments invented the traits we now call ‘human nature.’ COP26 has shown ‘consumers’ that buying something ‘different’ is not working. 13 November 2021 |…

Suzuki: It’s time for governments to end support for coal, oil and gas

Oil and gas jobs have steadily declined in Canada, amounting to one per cent of the workforce Photo: Cheng Feng Chiang / iStock / Getty Images Plus 10…

A car is a car is a car. It is time to move on

How long will we continue trying to ‘buy’ our way out of the global mess? It is lazy and foolish. We need to rethink everything. Photo: In Paris…

Want to Go Green? Stop Flying Your F-35 on Family Vacations

Did you know that we can personally save the world if we stop eating meat and cutting down trees? Did you know that the fighter jet you fly…

How Clean is Green? Not Very

A single Tesla Model S contains as much lithium as around 10,000 mobile phones. An electric car requires six times as many critical raw materials as a combustion…

Patti Smith talks about climate, politics, women’s rights and Bob Dylan

‘I’m going to be 75 this year; I’ve seen a lot of changes in areas that were once beautiful. Things have already been destroyed and young people are…

Forget the Political Posturing. This is what COP26 means to the rest of us

The host is uttering his usual Twain-like witticisms but the rest of us are meant to suffer if COP26 does not succeed. Photo: Sand artwork adorns New Brighton…

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