I gave this talk at the Climate and Apocalypse conference on June 29, 2017. This is one of the more intense presentations I've given. In it I consider reasons why our society may well fail to address the ecological crises in time, and what this would mean for possible future societies.
Media appearances and talks
This is the Media appearances and talks section of my website. Here you will find a collection of some of the public appearances, philosophy lectures, and television interviews that I have accumulated in my career to date.
This is a video of my appearance on Radio 3's "Free Thinking" program discussing Arne Næss' 'Deep Ecology' philosophy with Eccy de Jonge on 20/9/2016. The full program is available to listen to on Radio 3's website.
Here is a speech I gave at Emannuel College to the Cambridge Green Party, in which I reflect on Jeremy Corbyn's leadership election and what this means for the Green Party. I have subsequently published a number of blog pieces discussing this issue. For example, this piece in The Ecologist, and this piece co-authored with Baroness Jenny Jones in the ibtimes.
Thanks to Antony Carpen for filming.
Here is BBC Look East's coverage of the Cambridge Green Party's local manifesto launch. The full manifesto can be accessed here. The manifesto was launched in the run up to the 2015 General Election, where I stood as the MP-candidate for Cambridge.
There were many General Election hustings in Cambridge during the 2015 campaign. But this was definitely one of my favorites. Ultimately I achieved 4,109 votes for the Green Party in 2015 (7.9% of votes cast).
Here is my talk at the Royal Institute of Philosophy on 24/10/2014.
The talk subsequently formed the basis for a paper of mine, “Wittgenstein and the Illusion of ‘Progress’: On Real Politics and Real Philosophy in a World of Technocracy” in Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 78, (2016): 265-284. The full paper can be accessed via my ResearchGate
Here is a video of the Green Party launching our Eastern manifesto for the 2014 European Parliamentary elections, where I stood as the lead MEP candidate. We were fortunate enough to have Green Party leader Natalie Bennett present for the launch, along with other Green MEP candidates on the Eastern list: Mark Ereira-Guyer, Fiona Radic and Marc Scheimann. In the end together we achieved 133,331 votes (8.5% of votes cast), which was frustratingly close to getting me elected to the European Parliament as one of the Eastern region's 7 MEPs.
Here is a video of me being interviewed by IntergenerationalTV discussing my proposal for "Guardians" for Future Generations. I subsequently launched a report about the idea through Green House think tank. You can access the Green House report here.