Support Resurgence now

issue cover 197

Cover: Pontcysyllte Aquaduct, Llangollen Canal, North Wales. Photograph: British Waterways.

Buy this issue: 287

Article availability

Free to view

Free to view for E-members

Not available to view

Reprint permissions

My Resurgence

Register for a free copy

Related Pages

RDM Revival

Artists Project Earth New Album. Help us to help them...

Green Books

Issue 197 • November/December 1999

Transport

Out of print

Welcome

Welcome •

Speed is not the solution.

Feature Articles

PLEASURE OF WALKING •

There is walking in Paradise and also there is Paradise in walking.

JOY OF CYCLING •

Cycling brings health and independence.

WATERWAYS •

Canals are some of Britain's most important assets.

CANALS RENAISSANCE •

Heavy goods go lightly on water.

ROAD REVOLUTION •

Transport 2000 has transformed our thinking about road-building.

A TRAIN IS LIKE A POEM •

Writers and poets praise trains.

THE DRIVE FOR A BETTER FUTURE •

Cars should not pollute us to death.

TRAFFIC IN TOWNS •

The future of towns is at the root of contemporary debates about travel and transport.

ACTION DIARY •

People are taking action to make mobility sustainable.

FRUGAL FLYING •

Continued growth of aviation is unsustainable.

SORRY LORRIES •

Lorries are a significant source of air and noise pollution.

QUOTES

TEN PRINCIPLES FOR A NEW TRANSPORT POLICY •

*No blurb

Economy

TAMING WORLD TRADE •

The World Trade Organisation faces new challenges from the South.

THE GREAT QUESTIONING •

Should the fragile temple of the banking system fall, the world would never be the same again.

Agriculture

SUICIDE SEEDS •

Terminator Technology represents the ultimate threat to seed diversity.

LOVE OF FARMING •

Why do we pay so little to farmers? Why do they keep farming?

Frontline

SUSTAINABLE BRISTOL •

A group in Bristol is asking questions about urban planning.

The Arts

Craft: OUR WORLD •

The art of Dora Holzhandler celebrates earth, heaven and humanity.

WORKS OF DELIGHT •

Furniture maker, John Makepeace, is reviving the nineteenth-century Arts and Crafts philosophy.

Timeless Wisdom

SPIRITUAL TRINITY •

We are all acorns. We are all capable of finding mighty oaks within ourselves.

Regulars

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Poetry - MILLENIAL HYMN TO LORD SHIVA •

Letters to the Editors

Reviews

WOMEN AND NATURE •

Review of Women Pioneers for the Environment

PRAISE TO INDIA •

Review of River of Colour: The India of Raghubir Singh and India: Don McCullin

VARIETIES OF VISION •

Review of Sight and Sensibility: the Ecopsychology of Perception

CHARISMA OF CRAFTS •

Review of The Crafts in Britain in the 20th Century

CAPITALISM TO COMMUNITARIANISM •

Review of The Post-Corporate World; Life after Capitalism

PASSION FOR PATHS •

Review of The South West Coast Path National Trail - a History and The South West Coast Path - 1999 Guide

SHAPING THE FUTURE •

Review of Which World? Global Destinies, Regional Choices

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT •

Review of Voltaire's Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason

BOOKS IN BRIEF •

Review of The Bug and You and The Bug and Me

BOOKS IN BRIEF •

Review of Global Healing: essays and interviews

BOOKS IN BRIEF •

Review of Green Guide, London edition

Resurgence at the heart of earth, art and spirit