Robert Butler

Robert is a journalist and a postgraduate researcher in the Geography Department of The Open University. He was the "Going Green" columnist and online editor for The Economist's Intelligent Life magazine and the drama critic for the Independent on Sunday.

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Reporting Climate Survival – Review of Gaia Vince’s Adventures in the Anthropocene
Adventures in the Anthropocene—the fourth book discussed in the Anthropocene Reading Group—stands out from the others as the first that might be taken to the beach. Gaia Vince’s intrepid reportage has won her generous reviews. Yet, the journalistic and scientific objectivity—the twin lenses of her investigation—comes at a price, Robert Butler finds.