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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
Doing it for Devon - Global Warming Video
This is quite a funny global warming awareness video, featuring some good old-fashioned innuendo from the residents of Devon. The aim of the advert is to make the county’s inhabitants acknowledge ways in which they can reduce their carbon footprint
Even the Nazis Are Going Green!
I’ve come across what must either be a practical joke or the weirdest green group in existence: the Libertarian National Socialist Green Party. Yes, that’s right, Green Nazis… According to their website, they su
Bottled Water Banned in San Francisco
Bottled water has been banned for San Francisco city workers under an order by Mayor Gavin Newsom, who claims it is too costly, increases pollution and is no better than tap water. According to the Mayor’s order “In San Francisco, for the pric
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
Let's All Grow Trees On Mars
NASA scientists are examining a high altitude forest on a Mexican volcano in an attempt to understand the practicalities of colonising Mars. They see forestation as a crucial step towards making Mars habitable. They are examining Pico de Orizaba’s
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
Glaciers More Deadly Than Ever, New Study Says
The threat of rising sea levels caused by melting ice is well recognised, but scientists are now revising their thinking on just how global warming will manifest itself.
An exciting, new green company has started up in the last couple of weeks to cater for the eco-conscious book lover. Eco-libris plants trees on behalf of customers, offsetting the environmental damage created by the