Decluttering guru looks to clean up but says ‘if the bowl you’re using currently sparks joy for you, I don’t encourage replacing it’
GeorgeMonbiotThe entire economic model - which depends on the endless growth in consumption - relies on buying things you don't need, throwing them away, then replacing them with more things you don't need.
#MarieKondo is merely following its inexorable logic.
It should be illegal to influence an MP’s vote By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 12th June 2001 A few months ago, I accepted an invitation to speak at …
GeorgeMonbiot18 years ago, I wrote a column that discussed the utter fatuity, drawling entitlement and golden path to power at the #OxfordUnion. The disgraceful treatment of Ebenezer Azamati suggests that little has changed. We would all be better off without it.
The last year has seen an incredible surge in public demand for action on the climate and nature emergency. A record 85% of the public are now concerned about climate change, and for the first time ever a majority is saying the climate crisis will...
Threatening to confiscate the homes of those suspected of trespassing will fuel bigotry, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot
GeorgeMonbiotWhat the government is proposing here is nothing less than cleansing. Possibly the darkest and most frightening legislative proposal in the UK for a decade. My column.
GeorgeMonbiotWhen I consider Priti Patel’s career as a tobacco lobbyist, her shocking behaviour at DFID, culminating in her secret attempt to channel UK aid money through the Israeli military, and now this, I get the impression that she has no moral scruples at all.
George Monbiot: By doing everything the farming lobby asks, the UK environment secretary is using public money to make the flooding of the built environment even more likely
GeorgeMonbiotTo the farmers on the radio saying "we need more dredging to prevent floods", you literally could not be more wrong.
Dredging of rivers passing through farmland speeds up the flow of water to the towns downstream.
GeorgeMonbiotOlder people have the least stake in the future, but the most say in elections.
Why? Because they are more likely to vote than young people.
If you want to live in a nation that will safeguard your future, please REGISTER, then VOTE.