As the floods across the north of England finally start to recede, the full extent of...
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
Neo-Nazis Murder Environmentalist
An environmentalist was murdered yesterday, when a group of environmental activists were attacked by neo-Nazis in Siberia. The activists were protesting outside the Angarsk Electrolysis Chemical Plant near Lake Baikal when the attack occurred. The
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
São Paulo No Logo
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China to clean its act up
After a series of health warnings and recalls about Chinese-made products, China has agreed to clamp down on the use of illegal chemicals. Sun Zhengcai, Chinese Minister of Agriculture, told consumers that they had no reason to fear
Chrysler Crashing into an Environmental Pothole
The US congress’ plans to legislate against gas guzzlers are having an effect on the automobile industry before it even passes into law. Chrysler, America’s largest car manufacturer has announced that they are to shelve plans to develop a new luxury seda
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
Let’s all go for a grey whale hunt…or not.
A new scientific study has revealed that the population of Grey whales has decreased by as much as five times in the Pacific from 118,000 to 76,000. Between 1999 and 2001 the gray whale population suffered an unusual mortality event throughout its geog
Insects Poke Fun at Photographers
Hai! I’m new to the giraffe enclosure: Male praying mantis head Photo: Thomas Shahan