Sex is carbon-neutral yet Climate Change is boring

In an early genesis of post-carbon living in 2008 we were influenced by a project called the “Yellow House“. It was a run-down, former council-house, in Oxford that had under-gone a drastic make-over to make it a (self-styled) “environmental dream … Continue reading

A New Dark Ages

Is science and reason declining? Is ignorance spreading at the cost of the enlightenment? Is this drift of acceptable-political-dialogue to the right, killing science? Is conservatism destroying rational, evidence-based thinking? In short, are we losing our grip on reality? If so, … Continue reading

“Serving the Reich” by Philip Ball

ISBN 9781847922489. “Serving the Reich – the struggle for the soul of physics under Hitler” was published by Bodley Head in 2013. In “Serving the Reich” former Nature editor Philip Ball attempts the tricky task of teasing out the story of … Continue reading

“Climate Change Denial” by Haydn Washington & John Cook

ISBN 978-1-84971-336-8. “Climate Change Denial – Heads in the Sand” by Haydn Washington & John Cook was published in 2011 by Earthscan. 2011 seems a lifetime ago. The book was written around the time of the Copenhagen Climate Change conference. Yet this remains … Continue reading

“What has Nature ever done for us?” by Tony Juniper

ISBN 978 1 84668 560 6. “What has Nature ever done for us? How money really does grow on trees” by Tony Juniper was published by Profile Books in 2013. Tony is best known as Britain’s foremost environmental campaigner and … Continue reading