A huge swarm of pine beetles has created a trail of destruction spanning nine million...
Plane Stupid: an aeroplane that doesn’t cause climate change is like a cigarette that doesn’t cause cancer
In a field in Surrey, environmental protesters are gathering for Climate Camp 2007, a high-profile protest against the expansion of Heathrow Airport and air transport in general. Meanwhile, banned by a BAA injunction from attending the demo they were ins
Your Days Are Numbered, Oldies
I have spent the last two days talking to and listening to Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger, , of Death of Environmentalism fame/infamy, and the question they always are asked is: “What
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
China's Environmental "Dam"-nation
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An Environmental Whodunnit: Who killed the DSCOVR climate project?
Something seems rotten in the state of Maryland. Somewhere in Maryland is box containing a $120 million satellite called the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR). It is ready to go
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
"Foot in mouth" for Debbie Reynolds at least.
Foot and mouth disease has struck a new cattle farm in southern England, the government said on Wednesday, prompting the European Union to suspend a decision to lift its ban on British meat exports. On the 6th of September, Debbie Reynolds chief vetenary
Floods hit Britain. Yes, again.
Just weeks after some of the worst floods in living memory displaced thousands and caused over a £1 billion in damage, it’s happening again. Flash floods are occurring up and down England and Wales, with meteorologists predicting up to 10cm of rain over
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