Alastair references his book "Hell and High Water: Climate Change, Hope and the Human Condition”, considering that politics alone is not enough to tackle the scale and depth of the problem that faces us.
Alastair is a writer, lecturer, social activist, broadcaster and campaigning academic. He works in the field of human ecology.
Some define human ecology as simply being the relationships between population, environment, resources and technology. McIntosh prefers to study the relationships between the natural environment and the social environment which incorporates the psychological and spiritual side to things.