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The Cinderella COP And The Extinction Theme Park

long blog – download as pdf here People all over the world love nature, plants and animals.  Online and on TV, Natural History films are a hugely popular and profitable genre as they attract family audiences. The BBC has just … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Now But Climate Change Has A Cultural Reference Point

Have you seen Adam McKay’s ‘Don’t Look Up’, a satirical story about what happens when a ‘planet-killing’ asteroid is discovered to be on a collision course with earth?  If not, I recommend it to campaigners, if only because it might … Continue reading

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Ground Truth: Covid Changes Business Travel

Chris Rose, March 17 2021.  chris@campaignstrategy.co.uk “Grounded Aircraft at HKG” by Samson Ng . D201@EAL is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 The aviation industry and airlines in particular have had a pretty free-ride on climate change so far but the covid pandemic has created … Continue reading

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TB, Badgers and Cattle in The UK: A Campaign Ripe For A Re-boot

Campaign Strategy Blog Post December 2020      Chris Rose  chris@campaignstrategy.co.uk Posted at http://threeworlds.campaignstrategy.org/?p=2701 Download pdf https://thebadgercrowd.org – photo Update 11 March 2021 True to form the UK (England) badger-TB issue has repeated its familiar cycle since I wrote this blog in … Continue reading

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The UK’s Invisible Victims Of Covid

Boris Johnson How do you get people to take covid seriously?  In England, that’s a question which pre-occupies many scientists, medics and politicians. They are fearful that festive Christmas drinks and family gatherings will lead to a re-escalation of the … Continue reading

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Reframing Tax

Will the New York Times revelations around Donald Trump’s tiny tax payments make any significant difference to the US Presidential Election campaign?  I can’t say, although it is perhaps obvious that they’d have a bit more traction with some voters … Continue reading

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A Campaign Lesson From Extinction Rebellion’s Newsgate

Chris Rose, September 2020 Earlier this year I posted a critical analysis of XR UK’s ‘revolutionary’ theory of change, mostly on grounds that it was unlikely to work and posed many risks including a values culture war.  Since the New … Continue reading

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Conversations with Peter Melchett: Farmer, Campaigner, Politician

Peter Melchett in his orchard, May 2018 I interviewed Peter Melchett in May and July 2018, at Courtyard Farm, where he lived in Norfolk (he died in August 2018).  My daughter Amazon Rose transcribed the tapes and I’ve edited them … Continue reading

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Conversations With Simon Bryceson, ‘Pirate Diplomat’

Simon Bryceson In winter 2017 I recorded a couple of conversations with Simon Bryceson, long-standing Public Affairs lobbyist, Liberal political activist, and one time employee of Friends of the Earth. We mainly spoke about the interaction between campaign groups, corporates … Continue reading

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What Happens When Issue-Attention Moves On: The Case of ‘Neonic’ Pesticides

 Chris Rose July 2020 pdf download In Europe, Neonic’ pesticides have dropped from the heights of the public agenda following a ‘ban’ in the EU in 2018. As anticipated in Anthony Downs’s 1972 ‘Issue Attention Cycle’, neonics seem consigned to … Continue reading

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