Should there be a presumption against new development? asks Brian Davey
"Modern historians have for the most part removed the ancient Near East from the mainstream of history. Modern economic systems have sanctified the payment of debt, but this is not some natural or God-given rule, rather a situation designed by financial elites," writes Anne Ryan.
Caroline Whyte reflects on some of the criticism of Greta Thunberg's campaign.
Brian Davey finds striking parallels between the dinner party guests in Bunuel's film and the British upper class.
Patrick Noble criticises the idea that climate change can be addressed primarily through technology and increased efficiency, without any need to make profound changes to our lives.
Brian Davey argues that Greta Thunberg's campaign is being manipulated by big businesses and large environmental NGOs to engineer a massive policy coup for a section of the élite that is not only doomed to failure, but will exacerbate the climate crisis.