The Nature Connection Handbook
“Research shows that the closer we get to nature, the happier we are, the more worthwhile life seems, and the more we are willing to take action to help our wildlife and the environment. In the context of the problems our climate and wildlife are facing, closer relationships with nature are more necessary than ever before.”
NEW: Net Zero, Fairness and climate politics
A timely update to CO’s segmentation and messaging guidance work, in collaboration with More In Common. Features messaging do’s and don’ts across a range of issues, including transport and home energy policies.
I went on TV to explain Just Stop Oil – and it became a parody of Don’t Look Up
"I wanted to sound the alarm about oil exploration and the climate crisis, but Good Morning Britain just didn’t want to hear...We will not continue as generations have before and allow our actions today to have devastating consequences on those tomorrow. It is time to break that cycle and stand up for what is right."
Video message by UN Secretary-General at the WGIII AR6 press conference
Another damning indictment of failed climate leadership, in which the UNSG calls out “lying” corporates and businesses, praises activists, and denounces new FF investment as “moral and economic madness”. Clips are being used by Just Stop Oil and XR.
The Awesome Anthropocene Goals
The first edition of a vision for what might lie beyond the Sustainable Development Goals – “a chronicle of a future far better than is believable today...beautiful, rousing and hopeful by design.”
The Human Superorganism
Second film in the animated series that seeks to explore our ‘energy blindness’, and help us prepare for the profound changes we face.
The energy prices rip-off
“Making sense of energy price rises is important. They’re going to be the cause of a lot of poverty in the UK, soon. So, I’ve been doing some analysis...you’re about to be ripped off, massively.”
How to talk to children about war
“To help parents, family and care-givers navigate the overwhelming task of responding to children's fears and worries, Ane Lemche, a psychologist and child counsellor at Save the Children, has shared five tips on how to speak to children about war.”
The breadbasket of the world is at war, what are the shocks for Africa?
Covering racial discrimination, surging food prices, supply chain disruption, energy market dynamics, and geopolitical alignment.
Revised common lines
“On Ukraine, humanitarian sponsorship scheme announcement and the Bill.” (via Jenny Regan at IMIX)
Hypocrisy re: protest legislation
“Any Tory who is currently praising the bravery of Marina Ovsyannikova for protesting against the war on Russian TV is a F***ING HYPOCRITE. They just voted for a #PolicingBill that could send people to jail for up to 10 years for doing that in the UK.”