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Dan Box Blog: Keeping an eye out

Dan Box

19th March, 2009

Where the wild things are... Planning his trip to the Carterets Islands, Dan Box wonders what he'll encounter while in transit on Papua New Guinea more...
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UK’s nuclear arsenal - time to disarm

Joss Garman

10th March, 2009

We can’t tackle today’s threats using Cold War weapons. That’s why what the UK does with its nuclear arsenal has never been more pertinent. more...

Dan Box Blog - The Carteret Islanders

Dan Box

26th February, 2009

Something is starting to bother me about this trip. It’s not the travelling (though when I picked up my flight tickets yesterday, the travel agent warned me that people in Papua New Guinea still wear bones through their noses. I promised to keep an eye out). more...
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Bill McKibben: why I'm planning to get arrested on Monday (and you should, too)

Bill McKibben

26th February, 2009

It may seem odd timing that many of us are heading to the nation's capital early next month for a major act of civil disobedience at a coal-fired power plant, the first big protest of its kind against global warming in America. more...
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UK Met Office's forecast on human induced climate change - a mixed message?

Peter Bunyard

18th February, 2009

As US climatologists and scientists are urging the world that greenhouse gas emissions be curbed rapidly to prevent runaway global warming, the UK Met Office appears to be back pedalling on human induced climate change. Peter Bunyard reports on some mixed messages more...
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Goodbye to growth

Richard Heinberg

7th January, 2009

The contraction of the global economic system bodes nothing but good for global ecosystems. Growth is dead – long live sustainability more...
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The Stern Review: Mitigation

Nick Robbins

31st December, 2008

Carbon pricing could totally change the way companies operate. Nick Robbins ask if the city is ready to make the leap more...
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Drought in the Australian interior

Dan Box

16th December, 2008

As the worst drought in 100 years makes its effects felt in the southern hemisphere, Dan Box asks whether the Australian interior is becoming a terra nullius – a genuine no-man’s-land



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Acclimatising to change

Phil Moore

24th July, 2008

The world at last seems to be waking up to climate change. But are government initiatives being driven by an awareness of environmental priorities or by other means? Phil Moore reports

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Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change by Pat Murphy

Phil England

1st July, 2008

Heavy on the moralising, light on cheer, a new book on low-carbon living has Phil England reaching for the classics more...
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Enjoying the collapse so far?

Richard Heinberg

19th June, 2008

Take relentless population growth. Add decades of expanding per capita resource consumption. Simmer slowly over rising global temperatures. What do you get? Traumatic information. That is, information that wounds us through the very act of obtaining it. more...
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Saved by the Atom

Peter Bunyard

12th June, 2008

Well, now we have it; nuclear power is once again going to save the day. In the past it helped save us from coal, now it is going to save us, if the rest of the world follows our example, from global warming. more...

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How modern economics causes both inner and outer climate change

Jonathan Rowe

1st April, 2008

It’s the battle of the century. In one corner, the Economy – big, bloated, greedy and growing. In the other, the planet Earth – fragile, finite and fighting back. more...
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Last bastion of climate sceptics topples

News

11th July, 2007

Today, Martin Durkin and Channel 4 must hang their heads in shame. more...
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Scientists move to block Channel 4 DVD

News

26th February, 2007

A group of climate scientists are trying to halt the DVD release of Channel 4's controversial documentary, 'The Great Global Warming Swindle', shown on March 8th. more...
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I would turn the lights out

Michael Meacher

1st February, 2007

That’s what I would do if I were energy minister, says the former environment minister more...

Exclusive: Images Show Climate Change Worse than Previously Thought

news

19th January, 2007

Pictures available online for the first time show that the effects of global warming are far worse than previously expeced. The images produced by the Hadley Centre, part of the UK Meteorological Office, show for the first time that the Stern Review's timeline for action is wrong. more...
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EU promises 'a new industrial revolution'

Mark Anslow

15th January, 2007

The European Commission has set out plans to keep global temperatures from increasing more than 2 degrees. The authors said that limiting global warming to 2ºC is both technically feasible and economically affordable if the international community acts swiftly. more...

How to beat denial - a 12-step plan

Pat Thomas

1st December, 2006

It’s easy to feel so overwhelmed by the problems facing our planet that we turn away to whatever will cheer us. Pat Thomas shows us the pattern of climate change denial more...
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The Stern Review: Editors Comment

Jon Hughes

1st December, 2006

Sir Nicholas Stern was asked to find out what way of averting climate change was economically feasible. A loaded question that has allowed him to find a perverse solution to a fatal problem. more...

Why don't we discuss human population control?

David Nicholson-Lord

22nd September, 2006

David Nicholson-Lord explains why trying to discuss human population growth these days is like placing your head on a stand at a coconut shy more...
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Everyday Green

City Hippy

28th August, 2006

Follow my efforts to create a green lifestyle roadmap for the mainstream. more...

Give place a chance

Malcolm Tait

1st June, 2005

Can changing the words we use to talk about the environment affect the way we behave? more...
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Terrorism and globalisation

Fritjof Capra

1st May, 2003

For all its obsession with international terrorism, Washington fails to see how the phenomenon is driven by its own model of globalisation – a model that is itself uniquely vulnerable to terrorist attacks. Fritjof Capra on security and sustainability more...
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Behind the lies: Shell

The Ecologist

1st March, 2003

The adverts tell you the company’s green. The Ecologist tells you the truth. more...

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