In times of crisis, there are many figures we turn to for answers and for hope. For me as an environmentalist, one of those people is George Monbiot, author and Guardian columnist. I spoke to him about the current state of affairs in Britain regarding climate change, the media, and how we can turn things around. His response is immediate: “There’s a political issue and a cultural issue.”

The political issue is that we did not get here by accident, but through a steady takeover of the media by the Westminster administration, which has resulted in the downplaying of serious issues like climate ...


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