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Laurie Laybourn-Langton is co-author of a forthcoming book about environmental breakdown, published by Verso. He tweets @Laurie_L_L.
Life on Earth is finely tuned and delicately interconnected: damage to one area has consequences elsewhere.
The UK is forecast to reach 39C today and the Arctic is burning — we have entered a new age of climate extremes.
According to a provocative new Autonomy report, reducing the working week could enhance wellbeing and avert climate breakdown.
The Committee on Climate Change has concluded that the UK should end its contribution to global climate breakdown by reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.
The climate campaigners have been criticised for disrupting transport and being too privileged – yet as the planet warms up, we’ll look back favourably on their actions.
The media is doing little to report the true implications of February’s winter heat.
To confront environmental catastrophe, we need urgent political transformation.