A wise person once said that when it comes to buggering up the planet, prison is an underused deterrent. And just why should it be OK to be an Earth-nausing Inhofe with impunity? NO WE AGREE WITH YOU, IT SHOULD NOT.

Enter a fearsome bunch of lawyers and campaigners that have been steadily building momentum behind getting ‘ecocide’ – deliberately harming the environment – adopted as an international crime. And if that’s one of those ideas that makes you go ‘wow yes, that seems very sensible’ and also ‘but how the Dickens would it actually work?’, then you’ve come to the right place this week.

Joining us to talk about the Ecocide concept and movement is Jojo Mehta, co-Founder of the international Stop Ecocide Foundation.

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