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About Rebecca Willis
Rebecca Willis is an associate of the environmental think-tank Green Alliance, and convenes its climate leadership programme. She advises the Lake District national park on climate change, and since May 2011 has been a council member of the Natural Environment Research Council. She writes on climate change, energy policy, public attitudes to the environment, government spending and taxation, and the environmental and social impact of new technologies. Her publications include (with Nick Eyre) Demanding less: why we need a new politics of energy (Green Alliance, December 2011). Her website is here
Articles by Rebecca Willis
This week's editor
Guest editor Ronan Harrington introduces this week's theme: Spirituality and Visionary Politics.
Ronan is a freelance political strategist and co-creator of Alter Ego, a gathering exploring the future of progressive politics.
No to TTIP
Europes achievement in the last half-century has been immense. But all visions run their course, and today the EU needs more than prosperity and security: it needs a vision of the good life. Can sustainable Europe provide it?
The influence of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) - on governments, corporations, and public opinion - has not been matched by a clear understanding of their own role in the global order. What is their relationship to power? Are they agents of positive change, or merely of protest?