Environmentalism

Why Environmentalists Pose a Bigger Obstacle to Effective Climate Policy than Denialists

Why Environmentalists Pose a Bigger Obstacle to Effective Climate Policy than Denialists

In the recent Netflix smash hit Don’t Look Up, scientists try to warn the world about a comet hurtling towards Earth that is going to wipe out human civilization and possibly life itself. Except, no-one wants to hear the bad news: the US president is too busy with the

Maarten Boudry
Maarten Boudry
9 min read
Environment
Vaccine Rejectionism and the Left

Vaccine Rejectionism and the Left

For most of the past two centuries, the Left has been identified with science and against obscurantism; we have believed that rational thought and the fearless analysis of objective reality (both natural and social) are incisive tools for combating the mystifications promoted by the powerful. … Theorizing about “the social construction

Jon Entine and Patrick Whittle
Jon Entine and Patrick Whittle
15 min read
Science / Tech
BirthStrike: The Movement to End All Movements

BirthStrike: The Movement to End All Movements

“I love my nine-year-old son very much but knowing what I know about the future of this planet and the environment he is going to inherit… I have to be honest… if I was making that decision again I’m not sure I would make the same one. I fear

William Costello and Freya India
William Costello and Freya India
7 min read
Activism