We’re back from Two Thousand Trees, sunburnt (despite some torrential rain) and...
Figure it out - the environmental facts
7,000,000,000 – The number of people who will depend on the ocean for their food in the next 18 years.
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
Run Gore Run!
An intriguing poll has been released concerning the 2008 US presidential election.
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.
Marks and Sparks Use Renewable Energy
The retail giant, Marks and Spencer has pledged to increase its use of renewable energy from its current 20% to 100% by 2012. The group also claims they will reduce their CO2 emissions from their Scottish stores by over 20,000 tonnes in the next twelv
MPs Call for Tougher Climate Change Bill
The government’s much publicised climate change bill has received stinging criticism from MPs. The cross party select committee on the environment, food and rural affairs have identified a number of major faults in the bill. The bill is, say the commi
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
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Friends of the Earth: "Yes! G4 World Trade Talks Collapsed."
Friends of the Earth welcomed the collapse of the G4 world trade negotiations in Potsdam, Germany on 21st June. The current proposals would have further impoverished the world’s poorest people and caused irreparable damage to the environment. Friend