McDonald’s announced today that it plans to convert its UK fleet of 155 trucks to run...
'Nail in the Coffin' for Climate Change Sceptics
A study released yesterday has once and for all lain to rest the argument that recent rises in global temperature have been caused by increased solar activity. The new analysis, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society by Professor Michael Lockw
The Heat is on Steorn's Orbo
Last year, Steorn, an Irish technology company made the claim that they developed a free energy technology. In August of 2006, Steorn placed an ad in the Economist to attract the world’s leading scientists to try and disprove their technology. Several tho
Prehistoric Fossil Fish Caught off Zanzibar
Fishermen from Zanzibar have caught a Coelacanth, the ancient fish that has puzzled scientists for decades. The fish, weighing 27kg was caught off the northern tip of the island and was rushed to the institute of marine science. The Coelacanth has
Green Cycle Company Bans Cycling
One of the UK’s largest transport specialists yesterday took the bizarre step of banning its employees from cycling.
Friends of the Earth: "Yes! G4 World Trade Talks Collapsed."
Friends of the Earth welcomed the collapse of the G4 world trade negotiations in Potsdam, Germany on 21st June. The current proposals would have further impoverished the world’s poorest people and caused irreparable damage to the environment. Friend
Environmental Cost of Desalination
The French utility services group Veolia has won a contract worth 702 million euros (945 million dollars) to design and build a water desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The plant is expected to be completed by 2010 and will desalinate 800,000 cubic meter
Two Thousand Trees
There won’t be that many posts over the next few days as we at environmental graffiti are heading off en masse to the Two Thousand Trees Festival in Sunny Gloucestershire. As the name suggests, Two Thousand Trees is about environmental and ethical living
Costa Rica, Cleanest Nation in the World, Environmentally...
Costa Rica has pledged that it will offset all of its carbon emissions and go carbon neutral by the year 2030 – that is, before any other nation in the world. Costa Rica already has an excellent reputation in the sphere of green issues. It has prot
Animal Deaths Ignored, Environmental Disaster?
The past year has seen a number of barely publicized environmental disasters, resulting in the deaths uncountable numbers of marine animals and birds. Most recently, stories have emerged on Shearwater Sea Birds, thousands of which have died on the