Resurgence & Ecologist #328 – Tipping point

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Resurgence remains one of the best antidotes to the superficial banalities and mindless materialism that grips contemporary society.

Jonathon Porritt

About Resurgence & Ecologist

Resurgence & Ecologist offers positive perspectives on a range of engaging topics covering ecology, social justice, philosophy, spirituality, sustainable development and the arts – an eclectic mix that cannot be found anywhere else.

Published bi-monthly, each beautifully illustrated issue contains feature articles by respected writers, news from the frontline of the environmental movement, ideas on ethical living, book reviews, recipe columns, humour, poetry and arts profiles. Past contributors include Margaret Atwood, Michael Morpurgo, Antony Gormley, Rowan Williams, Vandana Shiva and Polly Higgins…

About this issue

In our September/October issue we look at Net Zero and question whether this has become the catchphrase for politicians and businesses worldwide wanting to demonstrate their commitment to solving the climate crisis. As the UK prepares to host COP26 we ask if this goal is greenwash or our only hope of keeping global temperatures to under 1.5°C.

In the Ecologist section Tim Saunders looks at global CO2 targets ahead of COP26; Magid Magid introduces the Union of Justice – a European, independent, people-of-colour-led organisation dedicated to racial justice and climate justice; and Julia Travers reports from the US on a campaign to create more tree cover – for everyone.

Keynotes features a rare interview between conservationist and environmentalist, Mya-Rose Craig and Jane Goodall. In Wisdom & Wellbeing Venerable Thich Thanh Huan explains how caging birds causes bad karma and in Arts Bay Garnett speaks to Livia Firth, a sustainability consultant who is turning the red carpet green.

Highlights

  • The Road to Glasgow: Tim Saunders
  • A Seat at the Table: Magid Magid
  • Generation Connection: Mya-Rose Craig
  • Emissions Test: Catherine Early
  • Calling for Compassion: Thích Thanh Huân
  • Turning the Red Carpet Green: Bay Garnett

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