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 Memorial stone to Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and UN Commissioner for Namibia, Bernt Carlsson.

Flight 103: it was the Uranium

Patrick Haseldine

6th January 2014

Mystery continues to surround the 1988 downing of Panam Flight 103 at Lockerbie - who did it, how, and why? After 25 years study of the topic Patrick Haseldine reveals the shocking truth. more...
Assortment of LED bulbs. Photo: Geoffrey.landis / Wikimedia Commons.

Give away LED light bulbs!

Chris Goodall

4th December 2013

To avoid future electricity shortages the UK needs to reduce peak demand - at 5.15pm on a December evening. The simple answer, proposes Chris Goodall, is to distribute free LED light bulbs to every household in the UK. more...
Arizona

Conserving the Wild West: Arizona’s green dream

Ruth Styles

29th May, 2012

The cowboys and Indians are still there but there’s more to America’s 48th state than reliving the glory days of the Wild West. Home to seven different ecosystems, it is leading the way in conservation and green tourism. Ruth Styles went to find out more more...
10:10 Lighter Later campaign

TAKE ACTION: Urge your MP to vote for 10:10's climate-friendly Daylight Saving Bill

Priyanka Mogul

20th January, 2012

Adding an extra hour of daylight would decrease carbon emissions, promote outdoor activities and make travel safer. Make sure your MP supports the Daylight Saving Bill in today's vote more...
eco lighting

Eco lighting: a buyer’s guide

Gervase Poulden

25th October, 2011

As the days shorten and electricity prices rise, there’s a lot of potential savings to be made by choosing greener lighting. Gervase Poulden weighs up the options more...
eco friendly candles

Five of the best…eco-friendly scented candles

Ruth Styles

25th June, 2011

Ditch the cheap paraffin candles and switch to something cleaner and greener: your body will thank you more...
1 minute to save the world - Film Competition

Give the colours back to the earth

Ecologist

11th February,2011

Watch the winner of the 'best youth film' award in the 1 Minute to Save the World competition, sponsored by Unicef and SONY Open Planet, produced by the children and staff at Wilbury Primary School more...
London City Airport

High Court battle over London City Airport expansion

Tom Levitt

18th November, 2010

Campaign group Fight the Flights begins a High Court challenge to overturn Newham Council's decision to almost double the number of flights from 73,000 to 120,000 a year more...
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Europe at night

Dark nights: the global effort to tackle light pollution

Carrie Madren

31st August, 2010

The energy, financial and health costs of lighting up our homes and streets could be saved through better lighting and an end to wasteful illuminations more...
Solar garden light as night light

Turning our Victorian terrace into an ecohome: part four - ecogadgets

Sue Wheat

13th August, 2010

Sue immerses herself in the addictive world of ecogadgetry, including water-powered alarm clocks and a crash course in cooking with blankets... more...
Food labelling

Industry lobbying sees EU reject 'traffic light' food labelling

Ecologist

17th June, 2010

Food industry spent €1 billion euros lobbying against proposals to help consumers make 'healthy meal' choices with a system of red, green and amber labels on the front of food packaging more...

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A plane ready for boarding

Government ignoring rail in favour of domestic flights

Ecologist

10th June, 2010

Majority of UK Government departments are choosing to fly staff to destinations easily accessible by train, such as London to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester more...
Plane flying over palm trees

Short-haul flights within Europe up by 48 per cent

Ecologist

27th April, 2010

Report highlights rapid growth in short-haul flights within Europe and the failure to tackle air pollution from road transport more...
Lighter later

Should we stay on British Summer Time all year round?

Christine Ottery

20th April, 2010

Will an hour's extra daylight after work make us greener, happier, healthier and safer? A campaign to move the clocks forward by one hour all-year-round says it will... more...
Broken energy saving lightbulb

'Just throw it out' - Council advice on toxic lightbulbs

Ian Randall

9th March, 2010

An Ecologist investigation reveals that three quarters of London Boroughs are advising their residents to simply throw compact fluorescent lightbulbs in their general waste, despite the hazard posed by their mercury content more...
Broken energy saving lightbulb

Councils' 'just throw it out' advice on toxic lightbulbs

Ecologist

10th March, 2010

Ecologist investigation reveals three-quarters of London councils giving out wrong advice on the safe disposal of mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) more...
Green your home

Ecologist guide to greening your home

Laura Sevier

2nd March, 2010

Greening your home can save you energy and money as well as making it healthier and lowering its carbon footprint more...
New LED lightbulb

A guide to buying next generation lightbulbs

Matilda Lee

15th January, 2010

The iconic, compact fluorescent lightbulb is dead: meet its next generation replacements that are brighter, more efficient, longer-lasting, and mercury-free more...
An airplane

London council taken to court over City airport expansion

Ecologist

29th September, 2009

London City Airport has been allowed to double the number of flights despite environmental impact more...
Taxing aviaton to pay for climate adaptation

Airlines admit carbon reductions to come from offsetting

Ecologist

22nd September, 2009

Aviation sector wants to avoid a closed trading scheme and forced carbon emissions cuts more...
Taxing aviaton to pay for climate adaptation

Taxing aviation to pay for adaptation to climate change

Tim Johnson

8th July, 2009

The Maldives Proposal for a Levy on International Flights breaks the taboo on taxing international aviation but it's not enough to tackle aviation's growing emissions, says Tim Johnson

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Jeremy Blog image

We need to talk about... flying

Jeremy Smith

2nd July, 2009

To fly or not to fly? Jeremy Smith navigates his way through a tricky issue and finds that there isn't a simple answer more...
Barbecue

How to have the most ethical barbecues

Andy Hamilton

19th June 2009

As summer sets in, Andy Hamilton grabs his tongs and invites you to have a sizzling and sustainable barbecue more...

Dark Days for Low Energy Light Bulbs

News

7th January, 2008

This month shops in the UK will begin to phase out traditional tungsten bulbs as part of a government plan to replace them completely by 2011 and save 5m tonnes of carbon emissions a year. However the current crop of low energy light bulbs are coming under criticism for causing skin complaints and migraines, releasing Mercury into the environment on disposal and not being as energy efficient as new LED equivalents. more...

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