Monthly Archives: November 2011

Spotting the second spring

My Guardian colleague Juliet Jowitt wrote the other day about nature being fooled into a ‘second spring’ by the warm autumn. This morning I saw an almost spooky manifestation of that phenomenon: an ornamental cherry tree in east London in … Continue reading

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Making sense of climate targets

Just posted a Guardian backgrounder on climate targets, as part of our big FAQ project. It was interesting to write – not just to clarify a few details for myself, but also to realise quite how hard it is to … Continue reading

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Has the UK reached “peak stuff”?

My feature on whether the UK has reached “peak stuff” published in/on the Guardian today. Here are the links: • Main feature: Has the UK reached peak stuff? • Stats and graphics: Peak stuff – the data • Response: Tim Jackson on the … Continue reading

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