This is an emergency

It should no longer be up for debate that climate change is a global emergency, and this is the last generation that can deliver the change necessary to keep global emissions below 1.5 degrees. The issue has found its way back into public consciousness and we are...
What Price Freedom?

What Price Freedom?

This March I went to Lancashire for a joyous and peaceful anti-fracking protest at Preston New Road. While I was there I spent the night in a freezing barn with some wonderful people and was driven around the county by a chap called Richard, who was friendly, generous...
I left my heart in Alison Street

I left my heart in Alison Street

In April 2008 I came into the Warehouse to do a two-week placement with Birmingham Friends of the Earth as part of my degree. 10 years later I am still here, and I could never have imagined then what a profound impact this building, and this organisation, would have...
Population debate

Population debate

Over-population control is a popular topic for some climate activists because it is basically the only plausible cause of climate change that can be blamed on the poor and not the rich. It is the only issue that doesn’t force us to face up to our own privileges and...