Yesterday the Taxpayers Alliance released the first audit of environmental taxation in...
Wake Up, Generation Clueless!
In the USA, there seems to be a strange obsession with New York Times columnists from their lofty perch to denigrate the youth climate movement as quiet, timid, or dare I say it…apathetic. I guess as young people we just don’t quite get the ma
Let’s all go for a grey whale hunt…or not.
A new scientific study has revealed that the population of Grey whales has decreased by as much as five times in the Pacific from 118,000 to 76,000. Between 1999 and 2001 the gray whale population suffered an unusual mortality event throughout its geog
The Real Nosferatu – scientists claim that fruit bats are the cause of the deadly viruses Marburg and Ebola.
We’ve all seen it in horror movies, the archetypal black bat, who suddenly morphs into human form, retaining its sharp teeth, lunging for and infecting its victim. The truth unfortunately, is just as horrifying. Scientists claim that a specific type of
Maria Interviews Al Franken!
Maria Surma Manka is a top US expert in environmental policy and green business. She’ll answer all of your questions related to her fields in our weekly post “hazy idea? Ask Maria Energia!” If you feel li
Chrysler Crashing into an Environmental Pothole
The US congress’ plans to legislate against gas guzzlers are having an effect on the automobile industry before it even passes into law. Chrysler, America’s largest car manufacturer has announced that they are to shelve plans to develop a new luxury seda
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
Even Toads Get Stiff!
Cane toads are one of Australia’s most omnipresent and annoying species of vermin. Recently, however, it was discovered that the toads pay a price for spreading so widely and rapidly: arthritis. A recent study discovered that the toads that jump th
Top 4 Travel Tips for a Green Summer
Summer is here and everyone’s off on holiday. Here are a few ways to reduce your carbon footprint without ruining your holiday. 1. Don’t go abroad. I know, the weather ain’t great, but Britain can be pretty spectacular. There a
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