Tag Archives: ecocide

Capitalism vs The Climate

I believe myself to be a realist. I have no doubt that many who know me would scoff at this, having long ago slotted me firmly in the ‘pessimist’ pigeonhole. Nevertheless, my weeks of late seem to be full of … Continue reading

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End ecocide in Europe

I heard the other day that the UK Conservative party is considering leaving the European Convention on Human Rights — the BBC quoted Theresa May earlier this month as saying that “it restricted the UK’s ability to act in the … Continue reading

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Tree-huggers of the world, unite!

“What if trees had legal standing?” Christopher Stone, an American law lecturer, asked his students in 1971. A year later, his book Should Trees Have Standing was published. Professor Stone suggests that the idea of a thing holding legal rights … Continue reading

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