Robert Magowan

is a policy advisor in the UK government and writes on green politics and economics. He is formerly Policy Development Co-Coordinator for the Green Party of England and Wales, sits on the Core Group of Green House think tank and is an organiser with Green New Deal UK.


Cover for: If every Monday were off

A four-day-working-week trial is underway in the UK. The long-awaited attempt to improve the nation’s poor work-life balance and reduce related environmental impacts coincides with the conservative government’s ‘zombie’ prime ministerial handover period – one much more seriously anticipated than the other.