As the floods across the north of England finally start to recede, the full extent of...
In accordance with Gordon Brown’s recent affordable housing promise and the Government’s Housing Green Paper, Living Space 21 have designed a house which can be built anywhere your heart desires for under £60K
Enjoy the Sparkler Art: Happy New Year from Environmental Graffiti
Image: Indi Samarajiva Though sparklers are not exactly green, they seem the littlest of all pyrotechnic evils. In fact, what would the festive season be without them? We’ve found some revel
Indonesia wants to profit from their destruction of natural peatlands
The world’s peatlands are believed to store at least 42 billion tonnes of soil carbon. This would usually remain in the soil. However, human activity can result in it being released. Dutch research institute Wetlands International estimates that nearl
Is China too Dirty for the Olympics?
Last night China presented a dazzling display of fireworks and acrobatics to a crowd of 10,000 people as part of the official welcoming ceremony for next year’s Olympic games to be hosted in Beijing. Held in Tiananmen Square, notorious for the 1989 tr
Fancy your own Hobbit Home?
By Emma Morton Dug into a hillside in a secluded part of Wales, Hobbit homes, or rather low impact woodland homes, are springing up all over the place thanks to the Lammas Project. This project is the first of its kind and aims to demo
Uh Oh! One third of world CO2 absorbed by One Ocean. Current Changing!
An Australian discovery brings scientists closer to an understanding of the global climate system – knowledge which is crucial to the fight against climate change. Scientist Ken Ridgway claims that a current sweeping past the island of Tasmania, just
Now you can grow plastic in a field. Environmental Godsend?
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Global War-ing. Russian Style.
A week ago, Russian explorers laid claim to the mineral wealth of the Arctic by planting their country’s flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, in a move described as “heroic” by Robert Nigmatulin, head of Russia’s Institute of Oceanic Studies. <
Carbon Credit Sales Reach One Billion Tons
It has been announced today that European Climate Exchange has now traded over a billion tons of carbon since its inception two years ago. The underlying market value of this volume of trade stands at 18.3 billion euros. The ECX is by far the larg