It may seem strange, that a natural fuel can have such a bizarre effect on a nation’s...
We’ve all seen mother nature depicted in art, but it is not often that you see it made from sustainable materials. Andy Goldsworthy has taken this to the extreme by creating haunting sculptures made from materials such as branches, clay mixed with h
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
Global Warming Apology from Nasa Head
This is a pretty interesting video. One of Nasa’s own – in fact, its chief is heavily criticised about his views on global warming and is forced to make an apology.
New Global Warming Game!
Independent software developer, Midori is actually a really cool duo – a husband and wife team living in Burgundy. What’s more, they’ve released a new environmental game called, “Global Warning,” made for Mac OS X. Global Warning i
Eating your Carbon Footprint
We are used to being able to buy the fruit and vegetables we want, whenever we want. Whether it’s asparagus in July or apples in March, the supermarkets are bound to have them, shipped in from Peru or New Zealand or wherever. Obviously, shipping food su
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
1kg of beef produces more Greenhouse Gases than Driving for Three Hours and Leaving all the Lights On
Producing 1kg of beef emits more green houses gases than going for a three hour drive whilst leaving all the lights on at home, scientists reported today. The study, carried out by Akifumi Ogino at the National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Scienc
Icebergs, Ecologically Speaking "On Fire"
Combine the words iceberg and global warming together and what comes to mind? Probably an image of ice sheets falling down and the apocalypse! But what if I were to say that a new study carried out in the Southern Ocean by leading US scientists has found
Chemical Weapons and Suicide Bombers: The Wonderful World of Insect War
Researchers from Imperial College London have discovered that aphids fight off predators with a deadly chemical attack. The insects release a pungent mustard oil bomb to ward off its enemies, mostly ladybirds, and to protect the colony. The aphids