Author Profile: Oliver Tickell
Oliver Tickell writes and campaigns on health and environmental issues.
Britain Could Ban Plastic Microbeads • Oliver Tickell
Following legislation in the US, Britain reviews regulations on microbeads
The fluctuating fortunes of bees - a key species for our countryside and our food
A joyous celebration filled with talks, reflections, music and laughter
Naomi Klein outlines the need for radical change
Renewable vs Fossil Fuels • Oliver Tickell
Where should we put our energy and efforts?
Issue 278 • May/June 2013 • Natural Wealth > Keynotes
It's time to take control of our money and use it to create a fairer society
Renewable Revolution • Oliver Tickell
Issue 273 • July/August 2012 • Emerging Networks > Slow News
Solar power is spreading rapidly across India, China, Africa and Latin America
Issue 257 • November/December 2009 • Resilience & Climate Change > Regulars > Sensible Solutions
The practice of natural frugality creates a quiet but abiding satisfaction all of its own.
Issue 253 • March/April 2009 • Economics of Place > Web Exclusives > Review
Review of Studying, protecting and befriending hedgehogs.
Review of The shift to a low-carbon future.
Sensible Solutions - Time to Change • Oliver Tickell
Issue 247 • March/April 2008 • Long Live Biodiversity! > Regulars > Sensible Solutions
Review of Earth Then and Now
Issue 245 • November/December 2007 • The Moral Economy > Regulars > Sensible Solutions
Palm-oil production is a major cause of deforestation in the Far East. We need to halt the headlong rush towards biofuels at any cost.
Issue 244 • September/October 2007 • The Green Imperative > Regulars > Sensible Solutions
Until we hold car manufacturers accountable for the pollution their products cause, we will not begin to address their impact on climate change and ecosystems.
Perspectives - Plastic Bags • Oliver Tickell
Issue 244 • September/October 2007 • The Green Imperative > Regulars > Perspectives
The environmental impact of our profligate lifestyles has far more to do with what we put into our shopping bags than with the bags themselves.
Issue 241 • March/April 2007 • Urban Ecology > Regulars > Sensible Solutions
Kyoto2 would control fossil fuels and greenhouse-gas emissions as close as possible to the point of production. An outline of the framework for a second climate change protocol.
Review of Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning by George Monbiot. Cutting our greenhouse-gas emissions sufficiently for our survival will need a profound transformation of our society and economy.
Sensible Solutions - BUILDINGS AND BUSES • Oliver Tickell
Issue 240 • January/February 2007 • There is no wealth but life > Regulars > Sensible Solutions
New ideas to promote housing choice and smoother long-distance bus journeys in the UK.
Sensible Solutions - TIME FOR CHANGE • Oliver Tickell
Issue 236 • May/June 2006 • Animate Earth > Regulars > Sensible Solutions
Small ways to make a big difference: cars, trans fats, smart electricity meters, saving envelopes, water efficiency.