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Kiki Smith: I am a Wanderer

Kiki Smith is a wanderer. This is the word she uses to describe herself, for she has no desire to seek control over the direction of her work within its creative journey. Yet despite this lack of agenda, it is clear that her art is imbued with socio-political significance.

The Politics of Palm Oil: Emissions, Orangutans and Brexit

It is naïve to believe that boycotting palm oil in the West will make the issue just go away

The Brazilian rainforest fires mean we have no time to lose in tackling climate change

There can be no place for the well-meaning warm words and slow action of the Paris Agreement in the era of environmental emergencies.

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life

Olafur Eliasson’s “In real life”, which is on until 5th January 2020, is a truly must-see exhibition at the Tate Modern. All forty of this Danish-Islandic...

Councils raise concerns over Oxford-Cambridge Expressway plans

With Highways England in line to open a consultation on the proposed ‘expressway’ between Oxford and Cambridge, two Oxfordshire councils have signaled their opposition...

Quarry quarrel: Villagers protest John’s construction plans

“Negative health effects on residents”, “blight on property prices” and “proximity to listed buildings” are among the numerous concerns that have been expressed by members of the Barton Residents Association.

Fiddling while the planet burns

Faced with a climactic crisis, we need action rather than further study.

Sustainable Summer: the best eco-friendly swimwear

As summer rolls around and the days get (mildly) sunnier, it’s easy to get sucked back into the culture of buying a whole new...

Mooncups are the future

We must take sustainability as well as empowerment into account when discussing period poverty.

It’s 9:30 pm. The cathedral is on fire.

We must take drastic action against climate change to stop the burning down of human civilisation.

Flexitarians: Weird but OK?

Is flexible vegetarianism a more sustainable path towards a healthier planet?

The money behind the St Peter’s Perrodo Project: meet the Perrodo family

The Perrodo family's environmental and human rights record is more than dubious: is the moral cost of such donations worth the money?

Who cares about sustainability?

How big brands are doing the absolute minimum

Fur and the necessity of consumer engagement

When it comes to fashion, there are often no “good” choices.

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