Arthur Rowland introduces Plastic Tactics, a social enterprise which is building a People-Powered Plastic Playground in Picton, and making it easier for people to make new things from old plastic in Merseyside.
One Boy Stood in the Field – A poem by David Greygoose
Katy Brown speaks to Patrick Auth from YouthStrike4Climate Liverpool with photos by Tracey Dunn of YouthStrikers at St. Georges Hall.
Colin Serjent turns up the volume on a much heard but little discussed issue: noise-pollution.
Ed Gommon, founder of Zero Carbon Liverpool explains how the North can be a powerhouse for change by implementing the Green New Deal right now.
No history of the modern environmental movement would be complete without Rachel Carson. Sandra Gibson demonstrates how she combined scientific rigour with empathy to challenge the anthropocentric status quo.
Anthony McCarthy takes us back in time to reveal that environmentalism is nothing new.
The importance of access to outdoor space and nature for all has come to the fore during the current crisis. Josie Mullen highlights repeated attempts to destroy green spaces on Merseyside, and the strength of opposition and resistance to such plans.
Ros Rice of Extinction Rebellion Liverpool writes about her experience of becoming part of the ‘XR’ movement.
Jane Hammett puts the threatened future of Oglet Shore in context, written in light of the current pandemic and its likely impact on the aviation industry.
Colin Serjent brings us some environmental news stories – good and bad – from around the world.
Sandra Gibson in a follow up to Beauty and the Beast, her piece examining environmental grief, gives us some insight into how with hope, honesty and humility we can shift our paralysis into action and resilience.
And now for a bit of light relief, Rob Harrison presents the top twenty-one in his all-time Apocalypse Jukebox.
Minnie Stacey looks at the environmental impacts of the US military.
Between corporate propaganda and conspiracy theories, David Routley takes a rational look at the risks associated with 5G.
Andrew Żywności of Liverpool Food Not Bombs explains the philosophy of the group and how food waste is a serious environmental problem.
Anton Dolders gives us his poetic – and artistic – response to climate change.
Jane Hammett appeals for the protection of rural gem Oglet Shore and surrounding Greenbelt land from rapacious development.
Sandra Gibson examines environmental grief and how it affects us of us, albeit in different ways.
Stuart Bennett explains why Rimrose Valley Country Park, the biggest park in the city region, is under threat from the proposed link between the Port of Liverpool and the nearby motorway network.
Katy Brown introduces Nerve’s Special Environmental Crisis Issue.
Ashley McGovern reviews the documentary film Planet of the Humans which criticises the green movement and the renewable energy industry.
The Lucas Plan was a bold endeavour by workers to swap from designing and making weapons of war, to socially useful products such as wind turbines, kidney machines and electric cars.
Katy Brown uncovers the Orwellian world of ‘sustainable’ biomass ‘renewable’ energy production, and how Liverpool finds itself once again complicit in a harmful transatlantic trade.
Liverpool’s Repair Café, which takes place at Does Liverpool on a monthly basis. is a café that is fighting back against the throwaway culture and waste of resources that go into the production of new items.
Friends of the Earth is hosting a Q&A on the future of the Port of Liverpool in the face of the climate crisis which is taking on Monday, 17th February.
Paul Riley writes about Transition Liverpool, part of an international movement of communities coming together to reimagine and rebuild our world.
Report from the demonstration which took place on February 4th to Save Rimrose Valley from a new bypass road which will connect the Port of Liverpool with Switch Island and the motorway network.
Last year we collaborated with Merseyside Animal Rights, Liverpool Food Not Bombs and Next To Nowhere to produce a “Christmass Consumer(ism) Guide” an anti-consumerist compassionate tonic to the festive spending frenzy
Massive Attack will be performing a low carbon gig in Liverpool planned for October 2020. It is part of the Good Business Festival working with the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester.
Ritchie Hunter looks at the contradictory messages coming from the Liverpool City Council which wants to grow an economy and tackle the climate emergency at the same time.
Your help is needed for the next Nerve magazine focusing on Environmental Campaigns and the Climate Emergency.
Report by Tracey Dunn of the Climate Change and Resilience – Listening Event held at the Quaker Meeting House on September 28th.
John Owen joined the Extinction Rebellion Protest held on Friday 24th May in Liverpool City Centre.
Phylicia Leak writes about the threat from plastics and how to dispose of them to avoid the plastic pollution that is taking over the oceans around the world and posing a risk to public health.
Sandra Gibson looks at the cultural, culinary and medicinal importance of a commonly grown garden shrub: Rosemary.
Sandra Gibson celebrates the persistence of wildlife in urban conditions, looking at the gardening industry.
Local residents of Old Hall Street were shocked and distressed yesterday to find that work on Bixteth Street Gardens has already begun.
Campaigners were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Liverpool City Council’s Planning Committee voted to demolish a much loved community space in the business district.
A video produced by Lisa Worth interviewing local residents about the importance of Bixteth Gardens in Liverpool.
Kitty Spathia writes about the impact of plastic on the world’s oceans and what we can do about it.
Lisa Worth writes about the threat to Bixteth Gardens, one of only two green spaces in the commercial district of Liverpool city centre.
A feature on Bixteth Gardens and its therapeutic values by Nerve contributor Lisa Worth.
Lisa Worth writes about the threats to Abu Dhabi’s mangrove forests, one of the largest in the world, from sedimentation, pollution and human impact.
Dog owners are being warned to be careful when walking their dogs on Formby beach due to a toxic substance being washed up.
Nerve writer Charlotte Kenny has written an article about Killer Whales.
Nerve writer Charlotte Kenny has written an article about plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.
Sandra Gibson writes about the Big Garden Birdwatch which takes place on the last weekend of January when anyone can spend one hour counting birds and recording the results online.
Sandra Gibson celebrates the persistence of wildlife in urban conditions, comparing urban and rural experiences of wildlife and scenery.
Sandra Gibson celebrates the persistence of wildlife in urban conditions, looking at the effects of climate change in our gardens.
Sandra Gibson celebrates the persistence of wildlife in urban conditions, looking at apple trees and the blossom that appears in May.
Benefit on 28th February at Mt Carmel Catholic Social Club to help stop Calderstones Park being built on and defend our parks and open spaces.
Sandra Gibson celebrates the persistence of wildlife in urban conditions, looking at the corvid family and their relationship with humans.
Sandra Gibson celebrates the persistence of wildlife in urban conditions, looking at the colourful beauty of autumn leaves.
Carlee Graham looks at the health threat of 3G pitches and the chemical soup of carcinogens they bring into our greenspaces.