Building a world of
resilient communities.

Carrots among the concrete: the role of urban agriculture

Urban agriculture is cutting edge. It’s what we need right now.

Helping shape the planning process

 Transition Market Harborough's attempts to influence development in their town.

GroCycle: turning an empty office into a mushroom farm

I had the great honour the other day of formally opening the UK's first urban mushroom farm.

Rethinking real estate: Why I’m proud to be a SWIMBY

Think less NIMBY (“Not In My Back Yard”), and more SWIMBY (“Something Wonderful In My Back Yard”).

Why Economics Needs to Make Space for Nature

Aniol Esteban is head of Environmental Economics at the New Economics Foundation. I started by asking what, for him, is the link between nature and wellbeing?

Reflections on the People's Climate March in London

It’s always quite an experience to stand in solidarity with so many people who care deeply about an issue.

There's a lot more to Transition than community gardens

There is little mindfulness about how the way in which we communicate our message comes across to people beyond the bubble.

"We crackle to life in nature"

I don’t think we’re so powerful that we could wipe out nature, but I think we’re powerful enough to wipe ourselves out.

Can Supermarkets Ever Be Sustainable?

Can supermarkets ever be sustainable? Walmart’s new boss is on a mission. Will his drive for renewable energy and waste reduction transform the supermarket model?

George Monbiot on Rewilding

You have to have a vision, something better than the standard environmental vision which is – follow us and you’ll get a slightly less crap world than you would otherwise have got.