The Ecologist

 

subsidies: 1/12 of 12

Steve Kretzmann

Steve Kretzman 'We won the Keystone XL campaign because of nonviolent protest'

Matilda Lee

17th November, 2011

The founder of Oil Change International, Steve Kretzmann, talks about the tight bond between politicians and the fossil fuel industry, 'fracking', and why Occupy is now the anti-Tea Party more...

The 300-350 Show: phasing out fossil fuel subsidies

Phil England

6th October, 2009

A pre-requisite for making the transition to a clean energy future is to switch subsidies from fossil fuels to renewable energy projects. If that’s the case, why are we still bank-rolling dirty energy projects in developing countries? more...
Logging in the Amazon

Industrial nations must tackle deforestation at Copenhagen, say MPs

Ecologist

30th June, 2009

A Commons environmental audit committee has called for industrialised nations to change their patterns of consumption if alarming rates of global deforestation are to be arrested and reversed more...
News web pic 2_143.jpg

Europe’s richest farmers face subsidy cut

News

21st November, 2007

Subsidy payments to Europe’s wealthiest farmers are set to be cut under plans unveiled by EU officials yesterday. more...
foodlg.jpg

Food and energy: a clash of giants

Maryann Bird

18th October, 2007

Two critical markets are pursuing a stressed planet’s renewable resources, presenting policymakers with complex and difficult choices. The Worldwatch Institute’s latest look at Earth’s “vital signs” sees dangerous times ahead as the “sustainability crisis” unfolds. China Dialogue's Maryann Bird investigates more...
Ecologist_archive_MAIN_3.jpg

The Ecologist's 'Real Green Budget'

Mark Anslow

23rd March, 2007

Environmentalists had waited with baited breath for the Chancellor's 2007 Budget. Gordon Brown had intimated that it would be the 'greenest ever'. In fact, it was a resounding disappointment. more...
Molly_Scott_Cato

Not so much 'green' as 'cabbage looking'

Molly Scott Cato

22nd March, 2007

Gordon Brown's Budget was disappointing. But not just because of its economic niceties. It fails to address key issues which have become taboo amongst economists - money, debt and economic growth. Molly Scott Cato, a green economist and Senior Lecturer in Social Economy at the Cardiff School of Management, addresses all three... more...
News web pic 2_114.jpg

UN: Rich Must Pay for Climate Change

News

2nd March, 2007

Aid to countries such as Bangladesh and the Sahel region must double if rich nations want to curb global climate change the United Nations top development official has said.
more...
News web pic 2_226.jpg

Paying for Pollution: Road Subsidies Promote Global Warming

News

26th February, 2007

Road transport subsidies of up to €140bn ($184bn) a year are preventing attempts to reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions. more...
News web pic 2_160.jpg

Factories Around the World Consider Halting Production of Biofuels as Price Soars

News

26th February, 2007

Less than a month after George Bush used his State of the Union address to announce that the US would use biofuels to achieve energy independence, companies across the globe are threatening to stop production because of rising prices. more...
News web pic 2_174.jpg

Bush claims ethanol is answer to oil addiction

News

24th January, 2007

George W Bush used his seventh annual State of the Union Address to say that Climate Change is "a serious challenge" and announce ethanol as the answer to oil dependency. more...
Archive_143.jpg

Solutions for a farming future

Steven Gorelick

7th June, 2000

Steven Gorelick lays out just a few of the policy changes, priority shifts and new approaches that could help save rural life, and lead to more sustainable farming more...

subsidies: 1/12 of 12

ECOLOGIST COOKIES

Using this website means you agree to us using simple cookies.

More information here...

 

FOLLOW
THE ECOLOGIST