Adventures in the Anthropocene, by Gaia Vince

We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have… Read More… Continue reading Adventures in the Anthropocene, by Gaia Vince


The switch: how solar, storage and new tech means cheap power for all, by Chris Goodall

How will the world be powered in ten years’ time? Not by fossil fuels. Energy… Read More… Continue reading The switch: how solar, storage and new tech means cheap power for all, by Chris Goodall




The phantom atlas: the greatest myths, lies and blunders on maps, by Edward Brooke-Hitching

The Phantom Atlas is an atlas of the world not as it ever existed, but… Read More… Continue reading The phantom atlas: the greatest myths, lies and blunders on maps, by Edward Brooke-Hitching




Slow train to Switzerland: the first holiday makers

A travel diary from 1863 inspires author Diccon Bewes to retrace Thomas Cook’s historic train… Read More… Continue reading Slow train to Switzerland: the first holiday makers