On Wednesday we reported that the world’s largest nuclear plant sat on top of an...
Miracle Solution to Biofuel Dilemma
The Seashore Mallow, an unassuming plant with a hibiscus-like pink flower might be an unlikely climate change saviour. However, the plant, native to North America may be the future of biofuels. The flower has two advantages over other potential bi
Illegal abortion chemical used to distress denim in Mexico
Factories in Mexico dedicated to “distressing” jeans in the trend for worn and faded denim are releasing chemicals into the soil and damaging crops and water supplies. The Tehuacán valley in central Mexico, once known as the “city of health” for its mi
Monsters of Taxidermy - what's your opinion?
Environmental Graffiti stumbled across this picture. Instead of writing the usual article we thought *actually* we’d like to know what your opinion is. Why don’t you give us a piece of your mind – the best answer will be published on the
Ephemeral Snapshots of Solar Eclipses
The solar eclipse with diamond ring effect as seen from Bangladesh Image: Lutfar Rahman Nirjhar Thoug
UN Climate Chief Skeptical about Global Carbon Tax. Why? Well it would cost $100 billion a year for starters!
The head of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Yvo de Boer said on Wednesday “I personally am skeptical on the notion of global carbon taxes.” The very same official however, claimed that taxes on a national level, as well as laws cappi
Greenpeace hijack power plant!
Greenpeace, the environmental campaign group, have hijacked a power station in Kent. Their takeover was spurred by the prime minister’s decision to approve the UK’s first coal plant in over three decades. At the dead of night, fifty Greenpeacers l
Sheherazade is Bringing Sexy Back (opinion piece)
You know green is sexy when an incredibly good-looking ex-model and socialite launches a manual about eating locally and other ways to be environmentally friendly. Sheherazade Goldsmith, daughter of the actress Viviane Ventura, has impeccable green cre
China Cracks Down on Polluters
China has halted industrial projects across eight regions after scores of factories failed environmental inspections despite a recent anti-pollution drive by the government. On Wednesday, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao chaired a meeting of the cabinet that wa
Gentlemen, Start Your Solar Panels
For all those out there who love motor sports, but feel guilty watching F1 and NASCAR because of the pollution and general waste of fuel and resources the sport entails, there is an alternative kicking off down under. Today in Darwin in northern Au