Issue 197 • November/December 1999
Welcome • Satish Kumar
Speed is not the solution.
PLEASURE OF WALKING • James Hillman
There is walking in Paradise and also there is Paradise in walking.
JOY OF CYCLING • John Grimshaw
Cycling brings health and independence.
WATERWAYS • John Gummer
Canals are some of Britain's most important assets.
CANALS RENAISSANCE • Eugene Baston
Heavy goods go lightly on water.
ROAD REVOLUTION • Penelope Tapp
Transport 2000 has transformed our thinking about road-building.
A TRAIN IS LIKE A POEM • John Ezard
Writers and poets praise trains.
THE DRIVE FOR A BETTER FUTURE • Reg Boorer
Cars should not pollute us to death.
TRAFFIC IN TOWNS • Peter Headicar
The future of towns is at the root of contemporary debates about travel and transport.
ACTION DIARY • Lucy Hamer
People are taking action to make mobility sustainable.
FRUGAL FLYING • Tim Johnson
Continued growth of aviation is unsustainable.
SORRY LORRIES • John Whitelegg
Lorries are a significant source of air and noise pollution.
TEN PRINCIPLES FOR A NEW TRANSPORT POLICY • Axel Scheffler
TAMING WORLD TRADE • Nick Robins
The World Trade Organisation faces new challenges from the South.
THE GREAT QUESTIONING • Maurice Ash
Should the fragile temple of the banking system fall, the world would never be the same again.
SUICIDE SEEDS • Michael Viney
Terminator Technology represents the ultimate threat to seed diversity.
LOVE OF FARMING • Donella Meadows
Why do we pay so little to farmers? Why do they keep farming?
SUSTAINABLE BRISTOL • James Wells-Bruges
A group in Bristol is asking questions about urban planning.
Craft: OUR WORLD • Philip Vann
The art of Dora Holzhandler celebrates earth, heaven and humanity.
WORKS OF DELIGHT • Sara Hudston
Furniture maker, John Makepeace, is reviving the nineteenth-century Arts and Crafts philosophy.
SPIRITUAL TRINITY • Satish Kumar
We are all acorns. We are all capable of finding mighty oaks within ourselves.
Up the Elephant and Round the Castle • David Nicholson-Lord
Poetry - MILLENIAL HYMN TO LORD SHIVA • Kathleen Raine
Letters to the Editors
WOMEN AND NATURE • Julia Ponsonby
Women Pioneers for the Environment
PRAISE TO INDIA • John Lane
River of Colour: The India of Raghubir Singh and India: Don McCullin
VARIETIES OF VISION • Chellis Glendinning
Sight and Sensibility: the Ecopsychology of Perception
CHARISMA OF CRAFTS • Gay Watson
The Crafts in Britain in the 20th Century
CAPITALISM TO COMMUNITARIANISM • Satish Kumar
The Post-Corporate World; Life after Capitalism
PASSION FOR PATHS • Veronica Ross
The South West Coast Path National Trail - a History and The South West Coast Path - 1999 Guide
SHAPING THE FUTURE • Judy Jones
Which World? Global Destinies, Regional Choices
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT • Victoria Bawtree
Voltaire's Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason
BOOKS IN BRIEF • James Robertson
The Bug and You and The Bug and Me
BOOKS IN BRIEF • Roger Wheeler
Global Healing: essays and interviews
BOOKS IN BRIEF • John Jopling
Green Guide, London edition