Monthly Archives: March 2013

How Much Land Does A Man Need

Photo: Zosia, Easter 2013, Joe Smith It isn’t possible to mark a birth date for the modern conservation movement and its conjoined twin environmentalism, but the hat feather boycotts of more than a century ago offer as good a date … Continue reading

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Where is the Spirit of 45 in climate politics?

  I’ve still not managed to get to see Ken Loach’s film based on documentary footage of the birth of the welfare state, but heard the producer Rebecca O’Brien talking about it at The Story 2013. Not sure where it’s … Continue reading

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Less climate change: more flag quizzes?

I’m digging around in the proposed changes to the UK curriculum, including geography, which to date has been the main home of school learning about environmental issues. Climate change and sustainability are entirely absent from a 221 page document. Drafting … Continue reading

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