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Plane Stupid, climate campaigners treated as terrorists

Andrew Wasley

1st July, 2008

Government and big business are countering resurgent eco activism with spies, strongarm tactics and news manipulation. Who are they calling terrorists? asks Andrew Wasley more...
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How to be free: Stepping into the ring

Tom Hodgkinson

1st July, 2008

At the end of May, I went to give a talk at the Hay-on-Wye literary festival. John Bird, of The Big Issue, and I, sang songs to my ukulele accompaniment and enthused about the pleasures of thrift. more...
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The North-South divide

Helena Norberg-Hodge

22nd June, 2008

Rich industrialised countries have a responsibility to help others stick to their green responsibilities, argues Helena Norberg-Hodge, not collude in helping shirk them more...
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Cruise control

Jacqueline Savitz

20th June, 2008

An iceberg sank the Titanic, now it seems international shipping is getting its own back. Jacqueline Savitz reports on an industry given the green light to carry on polluting more...
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Climate Camp Is Back

Joss Garman

20th June, 2008

It provoked an absolute storm. CNN’s ticker screamed that Britain was ‘under siege’ from environmental activists. Sky News dubbed it ‘the world’s most organised protest’ and the New Statesman ‘the most important protest of our time’ more...
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Climate change politics

Joss Garman

19th June, 2008

As an excuse to do nothing itself, this Labour Government has often hidden behind US intransigence on climate change, so it’ll be interesting to see how Gordon Brown might respond to a US President more progressive than he on global warming. more...
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Getting on the ‘risk list’

Joss Garman

18th June, 2008

Elected councillors iin West London have been put on a ‘risk list’ of those posing a threat to Heathrow’s proposed third runway. more...
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A green army

Andrew Wasley

1st June, 2008

Natural resources,are increasingly responsible for fuelling violence across the world. Now some environmentalists want to fight back – using force if necessary. more...
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The graveyard shift

Tom Hodgkinson

23rd March, 2008

Working life in contemporary Britain should come with a health warning,argues Tom Hodgkinson, or we’ll all end up dying for a job more...
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The end of food as we know it

Joanna Blythman

1st March, 2008

It’s 2008, and feeding ourselves has never been easier. We take for granted a supply of every agricultural commodity on the planet, 365 days a year. Food is cheap. Never in living memory have we spent less on it as a proportion of our total expenditure. Even our poorest citizens can afford the luxury foods of yesteryear, like salmon and chicken. more...
Investigations

Bad news, bears

Nick Kettles

1st March, 2008

From Catalonia in the South, through the Ariège and Béarn, to the Basque country in the North, both locals and tourists are used to seeing Nationalist slogans daubed in white paint on Pyrenean mountain roads. But now a new clarion call is vying for their attention: Non Ours (no bears) and Mort aux Ours (death to the bears.) more...

A green valentines day

Tess Andrews

7th February, 2008

Every year we’re landfilling or incinerating 200 million non-recycled, mass produced, unromantic valentine cards. So this year we should all make more of an effort to keep our romance and the planet alive. more...

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Investigations

Talking about the Why Generation

Ed Hamer and Jon Hughes

1st February, 2008

February 1968. From South Vietnam the explosive Têt Offensive has dealt a final blow to shattered US troops and sparked a worldwide appetite for insurrection. Left destitute by standards of living and provoked by a three-year war on their ideological comrades, student leaders across Europe rise up with a single voice ‘We shall fight. We will win. Paris, London, Rome, Berlin.’ Within six weeks, 20,000 protesters will besiege the American embassy in London’s Grosvenor Square. It is the Spring of Discontent, and revolution is the air. more...
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A Turning Point for China?

Tang Hao

24th January, 2008

The halting of a controversial petrochemical project in south China was a victory for people power, writes China Dialogue's Tang Hao. Now the country should consider the reforms it needs to enshrine public participation in law. more...
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US climate change policy

Joseph Mendelson

4th December, 2007

The past several years have witnessed a rush to the courthouse by lawyers around the world seeking to tackle climate change. more...
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Governments accused of ignoring ocean study

News

26th November, 2007

Marine scientists have called on Governments to invest more in studying threats such as overfishing and climate change to the oceans. more...
Investigations

The battle to keep GM food off your plate

Jeffrey Smith

1st November, 2007

It was a bad year for the biotech barons. At a conference in January 1999, the consulting firm Arthur Andersen revealed Monsanto executives’ vision of an ideal future – a world in which natural seeds were virtually all extinct and where commercial seeds were genetically modified (GM) and patented. more...
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How to judge the success of a campaign

Tom Hodgkinson

24th October, 2007

The best way to judge the success of a campaign, says Tom Hodgkinson,is to stop yourself thinking in out-dated terms like ‘success’ and ‘failure’ more...
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Big Coal sent packing in Iowa

News

17th October, 2007

Campaigners in the US are celebrating a victory against a proposed coal power plant in Iowa, Environmental News Services reports. more...
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Greenpeace shut down coal-powered monster in Kent

News

9th October, 2007

Greenpeace campaigners yesterday shut down Kingsnorth coal power station in Kent to send a message that expansion plans for coal power in the UK are outdated and dangerous. more...
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Reef protection stepped up a gear

News

3rd October, 2007

The Government of the Phillipines has tightened regulations to stop fishing on the country's largest coral reef, Reuters has reported. more...
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No more greenwash, groups tell Government

News

20th September, 2007

The government's own quango, the Energy Saving Trust, and centre-left think-tank the Institute for Public Policy Research have accused the government of succumbing to greenwash and not making it easy for the public to understand how they can reduce CO2 emissions. more...
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World Carfree Day 2007

Olivia Percival

20th September, 2007

Are you ready to leave the wheels in the drive? more...
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Plane Stupid protestors board Airbus barge

News

13th August, 2007

Having been banned from the fields of Heathrow by a court injunction last week, protest group Plane Stupid have set up their own climate camp – under the wing of an Airbus A380 currently being transported along the River Dee. more...

Sweeping emissions under the carpet

Peter Lockley

9th August, 2007

International aviation is the UK’s fastest-growing source of carbon emissions, and yet the government isn't even accounting for them. Peter Lockley explains why we urgently need to call a halt to airport expansion more...

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