Genetic Modification in our food: the gloves come off

Nothing more clearly illustrates the division between old fashioned green thinking & the modern sustainability movement than Genetically Modified food. A recent clash of Tweets between author Mark Lynas (“The God Species“) and Dr Vandana Shiva (author “Soil Not Oil“) exposes just … Continue reading

“Future Scenarios” by David Holmgren

ISBN 978 1 900322 50 8. “Future Scenarios – How communities can adapt to peak oil and climate change” by David Holmgren was published by Green Books in 2009. Although only three or four years old this book already looks dated … Continue reading

“Cradle to Cradle” by Michael Braungart & William McDonough

ISBN 9780099535478. “Cradle to Cradle – Remaking the way we make things” by Michael Braungart and William McDonough was published by Random House/Vintage in 2008 & 2009 (originally by North Point Press in the USA in 2002). We enjoyed one huge … Continue reading

“The Plundered Planet” by Paul Collier

ISBN 978-0-1410-4214-5. “The Plundered Planet – How to Reconcile Prosperity with Nature” by Paul Collier was published in 2010 by Allen Lane (although the review copy was the 2011 imprint by Penguin Books). With a title like that this sounds … Continue reading

“2052 – A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years” by Jorgen Randers

ISBN 978-1-60358-467-8 “2052 – A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years” by Jorgen Randers was published by Chelsea Green in 2012. This is the hardback copy with 392 pages consisting of Acknowledgements, Preface, three parts with 12 chapters, Appendices, … Continue reading