Issue 238 • September/October 2006
Celebrating 40 Years of Resurgence
Marking forty years of Resurgence.
EDGING CLOSER TO MELTDOWN • Jonathon Porritt
There is still a window of opportunity to ward off ecological collapse.
LOW-CARBON FUTURE • Caroline Lucas MEP
No more compromise: we need Greens in governments NOW!
Strategic, imaginative leadership will facilitate truly sustainable development.
GREEN GENEROSITY • Peter Lang
We should harness the spirit of co-operation within the environmental movement.
The next revolution, the one that will save us, will arise inside.
IMAGINATION HOLDS THE KEY • Tim Smit
It's time to actively create ideas and institutions to work with the grain of Nature.
We have scarcely begun to understand the intricacy of the biosphere.
THE GREAT URBAN INDOORS • David Nicholson-Lord
We are losing sight of Nature in our bid to gratify our appetites.
WILDNESS AND FREEDOM • Rosamund Kidman-Cox
Most of the fields of my childhood were built over in the name of progress and development.
RURAL REPLENISHMENT • Fiona Reynolds
Communities of the past had a deep connection with the land, and have much to teach us about the future.
The Greening of Politics
THE ENEMY WITHIN • Geoff Mulgan
We can change our world by changing our hearts and minds.
WHITHER THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT? • Michael Meacher
The environmental movement cannot rest on its laurels when there is so much yet to be done.
THE LONG AND WINDINGROAD • Alan Simpson MP
Climate change will be the trigger that brings 'corporate feudalism' to an end.
The Economics of Wellbeing
BUCKING THE SYSTEM • Anita Roddick
Corporations must shift their energy into making the world cleaner and fairer.
BEYOND PEAK OIL • Richard Heinberg
There is a simple formula to avoid economic collapse: reduce oil consumption by 3% per year.
AUTHENTIC OPTIONS • David Boyle
Ethical consumerism is a spiritual act.
Moving from advertising glitz to anti-globalisation fervour.
RICHER? YES; HAPPIER? NO • Andrew Simms
The Happy Planet Index could help us to live within our environmental means.
BUSINESS WAVES • John Elkington
I seem to be coming full circle, back to 'small is beautiful'.
JOINING UP THE DOTS • Paul Allen
If we think holistically about our planetary problems, we are presented with an equal number of solutions.
Some flashbacks from the past forty years, and some dreams for the next forty.
MAKING PEACE WITH GAIA • James Lovelock
Through our intelligence and communication networks, human beings are the nervous system of the planet.
FROM QUANTA TO THE SEED • Vandana Shiva
The seed is my greatest teacher. From the seed I learn how to integrate with the web of life.
What we need today is exactly the kind of science that Leonardo da Vinci outlined 500 years ago.
BUILDING A BETTER WORLD • David Pearson
We need a benign architecture that is carbon-neutral and low-impact and uses sustainable materials and appropriate technology.
INVESTING IN HEALING • Scilla Elworthy
Human security rather than the use of force offers the best chance for peace in the 21st century.
CHANGE THE WORLD • Hannah Cassidy
Forty initiatives that are changing our world.
Face to Face by Philip Vann
Animism by Graham Harvey
The Fall by Steve Taylor
Animate Earth by Stephan Harding
Pathways of Chance by F. David Peat
The Founding of Arvon by John Moat
Pigs must eat on Sundays by Ben Hartley
The Biodynamic Food and Cookbook by Wendy E. Cook
Ripped and Torn by Amaranta Wright
A Silent Joy by Etain Addey and Real Horsepower by Martin Lanz
Every Man an Artist (ed.) Brian Keeble and On the Nature & Significance of the Crafts by Brian Keeble
The film An Inconvenient Truth is drawing a healthy audience.
Review - AFFECTIONATE INTIMACY • Philip Vann
Francis of Assisi by Greg Tricker
Review - ALL WE NEED IS LOVE • Georgina Weaver
The Crucible of Love by Jay Ramsay
Review - AN EVANGELIST SPEAKS • Bill McKibben
God Laughs and Plays by David James Duncan
Review - CAN FREE TRADE EVER BE FAIR? • Chris Wright
Fair Trade For All by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Andrew Charlton
Review - DREAMING OF THE LAND • Jules Pretty
Fields that Dream by Jenny Kurzweil
Review - THE CHIEFS OF STAFF MUST GO • Hugh Beach
Lions, Donkeys and Dinosaurs by Lewis Page
Review - THE CORPORATION THAT CHANGED THE WORLD • Nick Robins
The Corporation that Changed the World by Nick Robins
Review - THE SURROUND SOUND OF SILENCE • Ian Skelly
The Spirit of Silence by John Lane
Review - UNFINISHED BUSINESS • Nick Robbins
The Great Transformation by Karen Armstrong