On the third anniversary of the South Asian tsunami, Indonesia has been hit by...
Major Shift as US Moves to Cap Emissions
The United States is undergoing a radical political shift on the environment with the first approval of a bill to cap greenhouse gas emissions. The approval by a Senate subcommittee means the bill will be debated by the Environment and Public Works
Pirahnas Attack Sideshow Bob
Two Bulgarian teenagers were rescued from a circus in Italy after one of them was forced to swim in a tank full of piranhas for public amusement this week.
WWF to sue: UK government funds environmentally destructive business ventures
The World Wildlife Fund, in partnership with the environmental and social justice organisation, the Corner House, is to sue a UK government department over financial support for a Russian gas project which threatens a rare species of whale.
Politics For the Facebook Generation
This is a video of Dave Miliband, the Environment Minister, expressing a few of his views and how politics is changing and will change thanks to Web2.0
M&S Bag Tax
British retail giant Marks & Spencer will begin charging 5p (10 cents) for a plastic bag in a move to reduce plastic waste. The move comes after a successful campaign in the company’s Northern Ireland stores, where the amount of bags used by custo
And the New Potential Cancer Causing Agent Is......... Nanotechnology!
Nanotechnology, the science of working with or creating materials 1 nanometer(a billionth of a meter) large, holds amazing promise for the future, but some studies are suggesting some of these tiny particles can be added to the long list of items that cau
Cat And Mouse Cause Blackout in Albanian Capital
Image from ddfreyne The Albanian capital of Tirana was the center of a 72-hour power outage Friday, the latest in a series that have been plaguing the residents of the small former Soviet
More Good News on the Environment in China as Bizzaro Week Continues
It’s beginning to feel like bizzaro world here as today brings another positive environmental report from China, following yesterday’s report of a drop in pollution levels in the country. C
King Coal Strikes Back
This may be a bit of old news, but then again I think that delusion of a grand scale deserves to be called out from time to time. Photo by Stephen Codrington I th