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Environmental challenges

Leonie Cooper

The environmental challenges facing the new London mayor and Assembly probably need no rehearsal and top of the agenda is the issue of London’s toxic air, which the mayor has memorably described as making you ill and being illegal. But in the light of the decision of the UK as a whole to leave the…

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Home is where the heart is

Ruth Davis

Ruth Davis traces how the green movement and the wider left became estranged from people’s everyday lives – and how we might come together again around an English politics of nature A month before the EU referendum vote, I sat down to write an essay about how a love of place, cemented through memory, can…

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Letter for friends in the environment movement

Ruth Davis

I know that many of you will have been suffering what feels like a physical blow from the results and fall out of the referendum. Whatever the wider politics of the debate, you have been working for years to protect our wildlife, climate, clean air and water. I expect some of you feel (as I have done…