Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Simon Whalley

Simon Whalley

Simon Whalley is an educator in Japan, the co-founder of Extinction Rebellion Japan and the author of the upcoming book, Dear Indy: A Heartfelt Plea From a Climate Anxious Father.

Articles by this author

 

The Biggest Threat in 'Don't Look Up' Are the Capitalists on Earth

We don't need piecemeal change; we need a systematic transformation of our societies. What that looks like and how fast we get there should be up to us, not profiteering billionaires who have a Plan B to terraform a distant planet on the backburner.

Simon Whalley ·


Why Carbon Capture Really and Truly Sucks

Too many people can't see the forest for the trees on this mythical, industry-friendly technology.

Simon Whalley ·


This Is How Amazon Is Fueling the Climate Crisis

It's easy to see how Amazon is able to provide its products so cheaply and undercut its brick-and-mortar competitors when it doesn't need to play by the same rules.

Simon Whalley ·


What if Eating Animals Was the Main Cause of the Climate and Biodiversity Crises?

The inconvenient truth for our species is that we need to adopt vegan lifestyles as a matter of urgency.

Simon Whalley ·


Climate Emergency: The War We Must Fight

If we are to avoid our species' extinction, we must avoid warfare.

Simon Whalley ·


The "Impossible" Rebellion

There is a non-violent rebellion underway, and everyone and anyone is invited.

Simon Whalley ·


Are We Prepared for Pandora's Box of Climate Catastrophes?

There is still time to avoid the catastrophe we have set in motion, but it is going to take drastic behavior change and huge grassroots pressure on governments to force them to act immediately.

Simon Whalley ·


There Is a Monster in Our Oceans, and It Isn't Sharks, It's Us

As apex predators, sharks are crucial in the maintenance of oceanic ecosystems.

Simon Whalley ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Support our work.

We are independent, non-profit, advertising-free and 100% reader supported.

Subscribe to our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values.
Direct to your inbox.

Subscribe to our Newsletter.


Common Dreams, Inc. Founded 1997. Registered 501(c3) Non-Profit | Privacy Policy
Common Dreams Logo