Cows farting. Now there’s something you wouldn’t normally associate with climate...
Rio Live Earth Dead in the Water
Live Earth is just slightly less global this afternoon. Organisers of the series of concerts, aimed to promote awareness of climate change, had hoped that the concerts would take place on every continent bar Antarctica. However, it looks like they’re go
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
End of the Road for Gas Guzzlers
Lambeth Council have introduced a ground-breaking environmentally friendly parking policy, in an attempt to slash carbon emissions in the borough. New parking permits came into force yesterday which, innovatively, link cost to vehicle emissions
One Billion, The Latest Cost of Climate Change
As the floods across the north of England finally start to recede, the full extent of the devastation caused is becoming clearer. The Association of British Insurers has estimated that 27,000 homes and 5,000 businesses have been affected and that claims
Australia's Climate Change Corridor
Climate change fears in Australia have prompted the government to announce plans to set up a protected eco-corridor. Running the length of the East Coast, it will link Australia’s various ecosystems, from the temperate south to the northen rainforest.
Whole Foods, Empty Marks and Spencer?
Europe’s Biggest “Organic Supermarket” opened in London yesterday. At 80,000 square feet, 10,000 products and 500 staff, the High Street Kensington building is huge and – what’s more – it claims to revolutionise the way we buy food
Prehistoric Fossil Fish Caught off Zanzibar
Fishermen from Zanzibar have caught a Coelacanth, the ancient fish that has puzzled scientists for decades. The fish, weighing 27kg was caught off the northern tip of the island and was rushed to the institute of marine science. The Coelacanth has
Is it all about energy?
Energyforamerica.us claims it’s all about energy. In what is probably the cheeziest video, you will ever see, they actually make a few interesting points (among other things) about biofuels, whic
EAT THIS OR ELSE...
Just thought I’d provide you with a list of all the fruit and vegetables that are in season in the UK, so you won’t have to worry about feeling guilty and getting the wrong food! Fruit Blackcurrant, Cherry, Elderflower, Loganber