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World Future Council going global with 100% renewable energy

Anne Reis

23rd May 2014

A new global campaign that advocates 100% renewable energy aims to change the political mindset and make renewable energy 'the new normal'. more...
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The big divide: is ideology holding back greens from embracing nuclear power?

Matilda Lee

20th July, 2011

Once united in opposition, the environmental movement is now divided on nuclear power. Matilda Lee reports on why some greens say that anti-nuclear is just sentimentalism more...
Carbon

Lord Teverson: Why UK businesses need to get smart on energy usage

Lord Teverson

28th February,2011

A new Carbon Connect report argues that the private sector can save cash, carbon and safeguard the UK’s future fuel security by adopting energy efficiency measures to reduce UK energy demand more...

Transylvania: could this 'lost in time' land be the future of European agriculture?

Laura Sevier

7th January, 2011

Transylvania has maintained traditional farming methods for hundreds of years. As it faces the twin threats of intensive agriculture and byzantine EU policies, its model of under-development is attracting the interest of policy makers more...
In the News

UN indicates shift in food policy

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

UN special rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, has made welcome statements indicating a shift in attitude towards food policy more...
In the News

Personal carbon accounting concluded to be 'relatively quick and easy'

Ecologist

1st February, 2009

A groundbreaking trial of personal carbon accounting reports that capturing and reporting the emissions of all UK citizens is 'quick and easy'.

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Advertising Policy

June 2009

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High Court action against UK Government over toxic crop pesticides

Georgina Downs

29th January, 2009

Hers was a landmark victory against the Government. Campaigner Georgina Downs on the importance of setting a policy precedent on pesticides more...
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Government pulls plug on local renewables policy

News

24th August, 2007

Environmental groups and local authorities are dismayed by Government plans to drop a key local policy to promote renewable energy, following pressure from developers. 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...

Green groups set tests for environmental leadership

Tracy Carty

1st March, 2007

The attention that the three main parties are now giving to the environment is welcome, but no party is yet offering leadership of the kind needed. more...

One of our germs is missing

Heather Wokusch

1st June, 2005

Undeterred by a series of terrifying accidents, the Bush administration is pushing ahead with its potentially apocalyptic biological weapons programme. more...

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The Wages of Denial

David Fleming

1st April, 2003

We are all about to pay the price of ignoring the coming energy famine. By David Fleming

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