Results for tag: environment

Inside the World's First Long-Term Storage Facility for Highly Radioactive Nuclear Waste

Another excerpt from the Underland book. This one tells the story of a tomb for radioactive waste being built in Finland. There's something really ominous about the whole concept of burying our radioactive slop and hoping a future civilisation doesn't get curious and dig it up.

Linked on the 10th of July, 2019 Details

I’m not Extreme, Consumerism Is

It’s indeed crazy that trying to live waste-free is considered more extreme than spending the night queuing in the cold for a new phone.
Linked on the 13th of June, 2019 Details

Why fashion should worry about leather more than plastic

The choice between synthetics or animal materials is a false binary because they both present real problems.
Linked on the 27th of September, 2018 Details

How fast fashion adds to the world’s clothing waste problem

Most of the clothing dumped in charity bins ends up in landfills. Bottom-line: buy less and buy better quality.

Published on the 21st of January, 2018 Read full post

Men Resist Green Behavior as Un-Manly

A different type of toxic masculinity.
Linked on the 28th of December, 2017 Details

Environmentalism used to be about defending the wild – not any more

This is very true, the change has been insidious but it happened.

Published on the 22nd of May, 2017 Read full post