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Shaping a green politics

Ruth Davis

Leaving the European Union creates huge risks and opportunity for our environment. A great many of the laws that protect it are underpinned by the EU, and could be at least partially unravelled should the Government have the appetite to do so. Yet the UK remains a place where people care deeply about the natural…

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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…