On Wednesday we reported that the world’s largest nuclear plant sat on top of an...
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
UN: "desertification could displace 50 million people." Environmental Disaster?
Within the next ten years fifty million people could be driven from their homes by expanding deserts, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia, a report says. The study by the United Nations University, produced by more than 200 experts from 25
Uh Oh! One third of world CO2 absorbed by One Ocean. Current Changing!
An Australian discovery brings scientists closer to an understanding of the global climate system – knowledge which is crucial to the fight against climate change. Scientist Ken Ridgway claims that a current sweeping past the island of Tasmania, just
The Great Sardine Run: The Largest Gathering of Predators on Earth
The great sardine run is a passage fraught with risk – representing as it does the largest gathering of predators on the planet.
Want to be greener? buy a massage, not a TV
Most people who are educated in the environmental cost of our modern lifestyles know that of the “reduce, re-use, recycle” mantra, it is the first action which is most important – the need to reduce the amount of resources we use overall. Now this nec
Rio Live Earth Dead in the Water
Live Earth is just slightly less global this afternoon. Organisers of the series of concerts, aimed to promote awareness of climate change, had hoped that the concerts would take place on every continent bar Antarctica. However, it looks like they’re go
Is China too Dirty for the Olympics?
Last night China presented a dazzling display of fireworks and acrobatics to a crowd of 10,000 people as part of the official welcoming ceremony for next year’s Olympic games to be hosted in Beijing. Held in Tiananmen Square, notorious for the 1989 tr
Environmental Graffiti's Movers and Shakers: Amy Vernon, the Queen of Social Media
Bacon Shoes Image: Zazzle Calling Amy Vernon a connoisseur of social media is putting it mildly: she is among Digg’s top 50 submitters of all time, is active on Twitter, Delicious, S
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