Mike Wendling

Mike Wendling is a freelance journalist based in London.

Climate & Energy

Direct-action protesters in the U.K. are focusing on climate change

A protester at England’s Didcot power station contemplates the changing landscape. Photo: Kate Davison/Greenpeace It’s half an hour or so after the end of Britain’s biggest-ever protest against climate change, and I’m still hanging out in Trafalgar Square. A few …

Is too few people the new “population problem”?

Alston wants your women. All’s quiet on the Alston front. Photo: www.visitcumbria.com. And not just any old hags, either — residents of this northern English town would prefer strapping young things who aren’t afraid to get dirty. “Quite frankly, old …


Brits consider radical plan to measure personal emissions

Credit or debit … or planet? What would you be willing to do to slow climate change? Oh sure, you might drive and fly less. You might already have, like me, signed up for a green-energy plan. But would you …