Andreas Malm is a fierce and clear-eyed critic of the environmental destruction of capitalism. Now he is raging against a "reactionary environmental movement" and wants to save the concept of nature to save nature.
In this ecological martial art, two academics declare a settlement with their own generation on behalf of their grandchildren. The result is a bumpy but sincere book - which succeeds best when it calls for direct action and declares ecological state of emergency.
Lignite coal is the dirtiest of all power sources. MODERN TIMES paid a visit to the shrinking Jänschwalde mine in Germany recently. Visits to the mining landscape were previously strictly forbidden to the public.
We are many who love the birds and know a closeness to these beautiful, flying creatures. Jim Robbins is one of them, and with the love of the birds as a backdrop, he has written the book The Wonderful World of Birds.