SOAPBOX is our environmental column by writer Mike Hembury.
The issue of the environment is one close our hearts here at The Wild Word, particularly in these political times where denial of climate change is a real and challenging enemy. Mike Hembury’s SOAPBOX combines informed opinion with a sense of urgency, making it an essential read for all those who believe in protecting our planet.
Mike Hembury is an Anglo-Berliner originally from Portland, England. He’s a writer, translator, musician, coder, sailor, environmentalist and guitar nerd in no particular order. You can follow Mike on Twitter here: twitter.com/schnappz
Mike Hembury on the lengthening shadows of facism and climate change and the urgent need and possibility of reversing these trends
Mike Hembury on the worldwide warnings of the climate crisis that we can no longer ignore and how to fight the forces that feed it
Mike Hembury on facing the reality of climate change and creating hope through our actions
Mike Hembury on power to the people and the urgent change needed to stop climate disaster
Mike Hembury on the growing global wave of defiance to injustice and inequality and the power of the strike
Mike Hembury on meeting this critical moment in human history with collective organisation
Mike Hembury on how we must all stand in support of Ukraine in their fight against the Russian invasion
Mike Hembury on how the left must think big and mobilize now to fight the march of the far-right
Mike Hembury on the failure of Cop26 and the next real steps needed to avoid climate catastrophe
Mike Hembury on building on the learnings of past protests and planning for a planet-wide strike
Mike Hembury on the urgent action needed by us all to fight the climate crisis
Mike Hembury on the moral imperative for a coordinated global response to the pandemic