Mind Shifters & Game Changers

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A sometimes tearful Greta Thunberg criticised EU leaders in Strasbourg for not taking the threat posed by climate change seriously enough. The 16-year-old activist said: 'If our house was falling apart our leaders wouldn’t go on like we do today ... if our house was falling apart you wouldn’t hold three emergency Brexit summits and no emergency summit regarding the breakdown of the climate and the environment.'…

Nature is the ultimate carbon capture and storage machine. That’s one reason we should double the number of trees in the UK, says Craig Bennett, Friends of the Earth's chief executive.

“Craig, the science on climate change is now so stark, surely Friends of the Earth should be working on that and nothing else. I mean, protecting biodiversity is important, but we have to stop climate change first.”

“Craig, I’m so worried about ecosystem collapse – surely Friends…

Ecological restoration can be a powerful means of protecting the atmosphere – we need to rewild on a massive scale.

I don’t expect much joy in writing about climate breakdown. On one side, there is grief and fear; on the other side, machines. I became an environmentalist because I love the living world, but I spend much of my life thinking about electricity, industrial processes and civil engineering. Technological change is essential, but to a natural historian it…

The film aims to preserve the endangered dialects of British Columbia’s Haida people.

Plenty of films are somewhat incomprehensible, but a forthcoming movie is in a language that only about 20 people in the world can speak fluently.

With subtitles, audiences will be able to understand a feature film titled SGaawaay K’uuna, translated as Edge of the Knife, which has its UK premiere in April.

It is in two dialects of the highly endangered Haida language,…

Two years ago, sustainable bank Triodos launched its personal current account. We explore the impact and uptake so far, and how it is a chance for people to align their banking with their values

When Triodos, the ethical bank, unveiled plans for its first current account two years ago, it was a bit of a departure. Until then, Triodos had mainly offered investment opportunities in clean…