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Scientists are planning a march on science. Here’s why. 27th January 2017
Why do humans eat meat? 23rd January 2017.
Five reasons why cutting NASA’s climate research would be a colossal mistake. 24th November 2016.
Why Limits to Growth Forecasts are still relevant today. 19th April 2016.
Can game theory help solve the problem of climate change? 13th April 2016.
Great Barrier Reef disaster is the latest harbinger of mass extinction. 7th April 2016 14th March 2016.
Universities’ love affair with fossil fuels must end. 15th March 2016.
We have 12 months until the next ‘hottest year’ memo - will we be ready? 21st January 2015.
Don’t wait for global politics - we can fix climate change ourselves. 30th November 2015.
We can avoid mass extinction but time is running out. 8th April 2015.
El Nino could mean 2015 is even hotter than last year’s scorcher. 21st January 2015.
Humanity is in the existential danger zone, study confirms. 15th January 2015.
Get into the festive spirit by not eating turkey this Christmas. 18th December 2014.
Beware the zombie hordes of Black Friday. 28th November 2014.
Russel Brand’s political activism is a recipe for environmental disaster. 13th November 2014.
Not even wrong: why it matters when science is misunderstood. 23rd September 2014.
Sustainable development must be doughnut shaped. 19th September 2014.
Understanding transitions may be critical to our survival. 22nd July 2014.
The Greenpeace executives commute is a flight of fantasy. 24th June 2014.
The devil is in the detail of efforts to log Tasmania’s forest. 18th June 2014.
When climate change comes, you won’t be able to vote it out. 23rd May 2014.
Peak phosphorus will be a shortage we can’t stomach. 1st April 2014.
Dredging and drilling are both recipes for disaster. 12th Feburary 2014.
Reef madness: the Abbot Point decision makes no sense. 31st January 2014.
For future generations, it’s heads we win, tails they lose. 15th January 2014.
Death, the universe and everything. 18th Decebmer 2013.
We chose the Earth, not because it is easy, but because it is hard. 27th November 2013.
Wasps deserve to be loved. 26th September 2013.
Even if Earth changes, life will continue with or without us. 17th June 2013.