Author: kfrea

  • A Greener Space?

    This is how All Saints Park used to look. It was described on the website Visit Manchester as “This characterful and lively square is surrounded on three sides by Manchester Metropolitan University, whose students form a pretty dense carpet on sunny days before exams. “

  • Solar farms a ‘blight on the landscape’? Research shows they can benefit wildlife

    Angie Turner, Keele University; Eleanor Harrison, Staffordshire University, and Zoe Robinson, Keele University Liz Truss, the new UK prime minister, isn’t a fan of solar farms. In 2014, when she was environment secretary, she described rows of panels arranged in a field to capture energy from the sun as a “blight on the landscape”. Eight…

  • End the “Green” Delusions

    End the “Green” Delusions: Industrial-scale Renewable Energy is Fossil Fuel+ Industrial-scale renewable energy does nothing to remake exploitative relationships with the earth, and instead represents the renewal and expansion of the present capitalist order. Renewable energy is not the solution we think it is. We have inherited the bad/good energy dichotomy of fossil fuels versus renewable…