Naomi Klein

Why Jeremy Corbyn Should Focus on Climate Change

Anthony Cornish | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Anthony Cornish

There is a void that must be filled in British politics when it comes to climate change. Aside from the many number of reasons to take action based on humanitarian grounds, Corbyn is a politician in need of a stronger and more unified party. Forming a powerful strategy to tackle this crisis would help him achieve this.

Taklub or Leave It: What We're Missing in Depicting Climate Change on Film

Bethan Forrest | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Entertainment
Bethan Forrest

Taklub, the winner of the 2015 Cli-Fi Award for Best Film (titled the Cliffies) is a devastatingly human and raw exploration of the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (or Yolanda) which hit South-East Asia, causing particular destruction in the Philippines in 2013. The film is an intimate affair which focuses on how one family piece their lives back together.

Naomi Klein: Paris Climate Summit Was Like Agreeing To Go From Five Burgers A Day To Four

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Politics

The “scientifically catastrophic” Paris climate change agreement was like someone agreeing to cut down from five burgers a day to four, according ...

The Earth is Too Big to Fail

Sean D. Illing | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK
Sean D. Illing

History is littered with civilizations that refused to adapt to a changing climate, and collapsed because of it. We're no different. The climate is destabilizing. We're aware of environmental degradation. We know the causes. We know the risks. And yet we continue to dither.

Russell Brand And Naomi Klein Speak At Huge Climate Change Rally In London

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK

More than 15,000 protesters gathered in London on Saturday for a climate change march, which is to end with a rally outside Parliament. Activist Russe...

Capitalism vs Climate = Mindless Consumption vs Real Wellbeing

Dr Teresa Belton | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK
Dr Teresa Belton

Hopefully there is a growing recognition that the kick we get as we take possession of yet one more pair of shoes, or a DVD that we may watch only once, or a shiny replacement for the still working but tired-looking gadget, is but short-lived

Naomi Klein: Capitalism vs The Climate

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

Klein's fundamental argument is simple: in order to prevent global warming, we need an ideological shift away from neo-liberalism towards a fairer, greener and more egalitarian form of society

Climate Change Means Changing Capitalism: A Review of Naomi Klein's New Book 'This Changes Everything'

Libby Blanchard | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK
Libby Blanchard

Readers will not be disappointed with Klein's much anticipated new book, This Changes Everything, which dissects and exposes the linkages between capitalism, climate change, and social justice, three issues that are actively shaping global societies.

The First World War: There Are Not Two Sides To Every Story

Sam Fowles | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Politics
Sam Fowles

The "balance fallacy" in the commemorations of the First World War means we forget the real reason millions died. "There are two sides to every stor...

What's the Anti-Matter With Complexity?

Brendan Flattery | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

Brands beware - there is pent-up consumer demand for simplicity and transparency. To many it's a scary idea. A company that knows us so intimately it can give us what we want, almost before we know it ourselves.