A butterfly in the South Pacific has just evolved its way out of extinction in just a...
Can Coal Ever be 'Clean'? Come on Chaps!
The Sierra Club has released a new study in an attempt to raise awareness of the full environmental impact of coal from mining to burning. According to the study, ‘The Dirty Truth About Coal’, half of America’s electricity comes from coal, which us
Wild Flowers of the Month
Enchanter’s Nightshade Thrives in moist shady woodland. Its minute white flowers and small round hairy fruits grow along thin, spiky stems. In classical mythology, Circe is said to have used it to turn Odysseus’ men into pigs!
Buy Organic and Destroy the Planet, Scientists Say
When Wal-Mart and McDonalds start offering organic and fairtrade products, you know ethical consumerism is taking hold. But is buying ethically all it’s cracked up to be?
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
Eco-friendly milk, bags of trouble?
From tomorrow Waitrose supermarket will begin selling milk in a new form of “environmentally friendly” packaging: the reusable jug and plastic milk bag are to be launched in the UK. Whilst the supermarket is heralding this as the start of a new form of
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.
Algae Could Trap Carbon Emissions While You Drive
Some of the world’s largest corporations have been pouring millions into discovering a clean and cheap way of capturing and processing green house gas emissions. However, it looks like the solution may have just been found by three fishing enthusiasts fr
Witherspoon Won't Be Back
Catherine Witherspoon, the executive director of California’s air quality board, the body responsible for implementing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s much lauded green policy resigned yesterday throwing California’s environmental initiatives into turmoi
Sheherazade is Bringing Sexy Back (opinion piece)
You know green is sexy when an incredibly good-looking ex-model and socialite launches a manual about eating locally and other ways to be environmentally friendly. Sheherazade Goldsmith, daughter of the actress Viviane Ventura, has impeccable green cre