Plant-eaters are having a huge impact

We know that the ever-increasing demand for animal products is hurting the environment. But can we really do something about it? I know that reducing my consumption on a personal level will not be enough to end deforestation or climate change, but I’m trying to implement as many changes to my lifestyle as I can … Read more Plant-eaters are having a huge impact

We are trying to destroy the lives of the people who are protecting all of us

The people who currently live in the remaining forests (around 300 million worldwide) are playing a crucial role in human history. This sounds paradoxical, but they are simultaneously in a position of great power and extreme vulnerability. It’s easy to understand why they are so vulnerable. In every country, the people who live in a … Read more We are trying to destroy the lives of the people who are protecting all of us

We could avert the worst effects of climate crisis, but this is why we won’t

Global warming has the uncanny ability to challenge our ideologies, political systems, and individual values right at their core. It’s calling us to rethink our world in a fundamental way, or it’s threatening to violently reshape it against our will. But despite the dire warnings, I doubt that our political systems are capable of delivering … Read more We could avert the worst effects of climate crisis, but this is why we won’t

There is only one candidate that could help the environment. Here’s why :

The race for the presidential election in 2020 is already in full swing. Many American voters, and certainly all of my readers, are concerned with the protection of the environment. Can they choose a candidate that will deliver the kind of radical change that we need to see in order to avoid some of the … Read more There is only one candidate that could help the environment. Here’s why :

What do the disappearance of earthworms and the climate crisis have in common?

Let’s try to draw some parallels between the disappearance of earthworms and the climate crisis. The two topics seem very different, but in reality they have many common aspects. If you want to learn more about why worms are so important to us I suggest you take a look at this article. Invisible First of … Read more What do the disappearance of earthworms and the climate crisis have in common?

We will never solve the ecological crisis and that’s OK

I hope that most people would agree with that statement : the people who are alive today have the responsibility to stir humanity towards a future where the planet is still capable of sustaining human civilization. This kind of responsibility appears to be unique in human history. After all, human-induced ecological disasters have never threatened … Read more We will never solve the ecological crisis and that’s OK

The EU elections are crucial for the environment

The European elections will take place this weekend. I would have liked to be able to provide you with an in-depth analysis of the platforms of all the political parties and advise you on how you should vote, if you want to see serious environmental action, especially in regards to deforestation and climate change. That’s … Read more The EU elections are crucial for the environment

The “CO2 is food for trees” argument

Climate change denial takes many different forms : some people say it’s not happening, some people say it’s completely natural and some people say it’s beneficial. The last argument is gaining popularity, you’ll not find it only in the comment sections on Facebook, but also on the twitter page of the president of the US … Read more The “CO2 is food for trees” argument

The #MoreTrees challenge

We just reached 300000 followers in our online community More Trees Less Assholes. In order to celebrate this milestone, we’re going to do something really exciting. Let’s use our powerful social media platform to make our planet greener ! This brilliant idea was suggested to me by a member of our community. It is extremely … Read more The #MoreTrees challenge