Ben Stewart

Ben Stewart is a former Guardian Student Journalist of the Year and is now head of media at Greenpeace. He was one of the six protesters cleared of criminal damage to Kingsnorth power station in a groundbreaking trial whose verdict the New York Times described as one of the seminal moments of 2008. He is the author of Don’t Trust, Don’t Fear, Don’t Beg: The Extraordinary Story of the Arctic 30 (The New Press). He lives in London.

News and Reviews

Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs writes that the book's "colorful dialogue, moral dilemmas, and scenes of physical danger" would make it a great movie


Author Ben Stewart speaks with Mark Karlin at Truthout about climate change and his new book.

Democracy Now!

The Democracy Now! team interviews Ben Stewart and Captain Peter Willcox of the Arctic 30 who risked it all to stop oil drilling in the Arctic.


Books by Ben Stewart

Don’t Trust Don’t Fear Don’t Beg
The Extraordinary Story of the Arctic 30

Ben Stewart