It feels very empowering to use our leverage as consumers and boycott products and industries that are detrimental to the environment. This step is absolutely necessary to the resolution of the ecological crisis but it’s much less effective than some people and environmental organizations think. Let’s see why it’s insufficient, and then talk about why … Read more Boycott is absolutely necessary, but fundamentally insufficient
This short documentary will take you on a trip through a spectacular primeval forest the last one of its kind on Earth. The Incomappleux forest remained untouched since the last ice age. Despite its stunning beauty and rich biodiversity the forest remains unprotected by the Canadian government. This means that it could be destroyed at … Read more Journey through a magical and endangered primeval temperate forest (short HD documentary)
I’ve been writing and talking about deforestation on social media for the last five years and I’ve noticed a lot of disdain for developing countries who are cutting down their forests. Indonesia, Brazil, Congo etc. are often seen as some sort of villain states, mindlessly destroying some of the very last pristine forests left on … Read more Should we expect from developing countries to end deforestation?
Many climate deniers don’t deny specifically the fact that greenhouse gases create the greenhouse effect which allows life on Earth to exist. They prefer to argue that we’re burning an insignificant amount of carbon to impact the climate of the planet. After all, how could we, little humans, affect the climate of a giant planet … Read more Are trees the kryptonite of climate change deniers?
I’M FREE ! I won’t be relying on money from advertisers anymore ! I believe that this will impact the volume and the quality of my work immensely. You might have noticed that I never had ads on moretreeslessassholes.org, but you might not know that I do the same work in French and on my … Read more No more advertisements! What this means for the future of MTLA…
The European Commission recently published its plan to solve deforestation under the title “Communication on stepping up EU Action against Deforestation and Forest Degradation “. The document is a roadmap which highlights some of the solutions that the EU is going to implement in order to curb down, and eventually end the Union’s contribution to … Read more The European Commission is asking us for solutions on deforestation