Author Profile: Oliver Tickell
Oliver Tickell writes and campaigns on health and environmental issues.
Sri Lanka Protects Mangrove Forests • Oliver Tickell
Introducing legislation to ensure the survival of mangrove forests
An insight into the work of agricultural revolutionary John Letts, the farmer of lost seeds
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.