Thoreau and I

By Wei An

An essay from the late poet and environmentalist Wei An on a connection with the 19th Century writer spanning epochs and cultures. The essence of Thoreau is not in the initiation of a “return to nature,” but instead in his respect for “man’s perfection.”


Nuclear waste: Planning for the next million years

By Ruby Russell

On the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, there is still no consensus on what to do about nuclear waste.

China must step up on climate leadership

By Joanna Lewis - Li Shuo

Where has the Trump administration left the US-China bilateral cooperation agenda?

The truth about London’s killer fog

By Peter Thorsheim

The 1952 fog killed thousands but catalysed action to clean up London’s dirty air, writes Professor Peter Thorsheim, the author of “Inventing Pollution: Coal, Smoke, and Culture in Britain since 1800”.

Australia stalling on Great Barrier Reef protection

By Jon C Day, Alana Grech, Jon Brodie

The world’s most iconic reef needs far more help than Australia claims in its latest report to UNESCO.

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