Energy supplier npower announced today that preliminary work at the Radley Lakes site...
The Ice Climbers
Image via: Alpe-Bohinje Climbing any vertical or overhanging cliff demands nerves of steel as well as a natural head for heights, but turn a rock face into an ice formation and you’re en
“Carbone” neutral. Italian islands want to make history by going oil and coal-free.
Mario Tozzi, chief of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park made an interesting proposal the other day. Why not make his small group of islands off the Tuscan coast stand out in history as the first that went oil and coal free? “It would be the first
Want to be greener? buy a massage, not a TV
Most people who are educated in the environmental cost of our modern lifestyles know that of the “reduce, re-use, recycle” mantra, it is the first action which is most important – the need to reduce the amount of resources we use overall. Now this nec
Wild Weather - Wet in England, Sizzling in the Continent
The weather has officially gone crazy. Everywhere. In Gloucester, where they had a month’s worth of rain in an hour. In Beverly, where the same thing happened a few weeks ago. In Hungary, where 500 have died from heatstroke. And in Greece, where hund
Don't buy books, Chegg them
US website Chegg.com provides a revolutionary online textbook rental service, offering over two million used books and 800,000 new b
Top 4 Travel Tips for a Green Summer
Summer is here and everyone’s off on holiday. Here are a few ways to reduce your carbon footprint without ruining your holiday. 1. Don’t go abroad. I know, the weather ain’t great, but Britain can be pretty spectacular. There a
Environmental Cost of Desalination
The French utility services group Veolia has won a contract worth 702 million euros (945 million dollars) to design and build a water desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The plant is expected to be completed by 2010 and will desalinate 800,000 cubic meter
Okay Punk, so you want to recycle your rubbish?
By DAVID NEWNHAM I am as green as the next person. In fact, on a good day, in the right light and with a warm southwesterly breeze behind me, I am probably greener. See that man at the bottle bank, feeding in more empties than he care
Environmental Graffiti's Movers and Shakers: Amy Vernon, the Queen of Social Media
Bacon Shoes Image: Zazzle Calling Amy Vernon a connoisseur of social media is putting it mildly: she is among Digg’s top 50 submitters of all time, is active on Twitter, Delicious, S