The head of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Yvo de Boer said on...
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
Greenpeace Hails Airport Victory
Luton Airport chiefs bowed to pressure from environmentalists today and shelved a controversial scheme to massively expand the airport. TBI, the company that operates the airport had planned to completely rebuild the runway and to build a new terminal.
Npower plans to commence destruction of Thrupp Lake
Energy supplier npower announced today that preliminary work at the Radley Lakes site in Oxfordshire would commence on 10th September, but conceded that work “would be reviewed” following the results of the ongoing inquiry due in the autumn. The site h
This is a video of a speech made during the G8 summit by our favourite celebrity/Governor of California. There is a presidential style in which Arnie addresses his questions, which at times is mildly ridiculous. The best bit in the clip is when he repeate
Is Al Gore hotter than global warming?
The Emmy’s certainly think so. Six months after grabbing Oscar glory for his eco-documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” former Vice President Al Gore collected an Emmy on Sunday for his new cable network, Current TV. Below is the video. Th
What’s that dear? Around 500 US cosmetics are unsafe?
You bet your ass they are. Well…that’s according to US NGO, the Environmental Working Group. The group has published research, revealing that 478 cosmetic products sold in the US contain doses of toxic chemicals which are unsafe, even when used as directe
Flood risk from climate change underestimated
For the thousands of people whose homes were damaged in the widespread flooding in the UK this summer, it may seem like a joke. But scientists have announced that climate change may carry an even higher risk of flooding than was first thought. A n
Illegal Gold Diggers Cut Water Supply to 15 Thousand People
In the most remote corners of Guyana near the Brazilian border, there has been a mini gold-rush – oh…and diamond rush. Roads are left half-excavated. Deep trenches are scattered near the border. Yes, it turns out that the gold diggers have not only
New Goldrush in Chile Causes Huge Environmental Damage
This extremely interesting video exposes the truth behind our jewelry. Much like the film “Blood Diamond” the cost of mining gold (like diamonds), is at the expense of the people and the environment. Agriculture in the valley, is dependent on