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Solar powered flights: the future of aviation?

Valentina Jovanovski

19th May, 2011

Last Friday saw the successful completion of the world’s first international solar-powered flight. But, asks Valentina Jovanovski, will this innovation really change the face of air travel or is it just another white elephant? more...
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Greening my office: I got them to switch the heating off!

Sylvia Sunshine

9th July, 2010

Sylvia scores her first eco success - persuading her sceptical boss that heating an unoccupied portion of the office is a terrible waste of resources more...
December 1979 issue

The Ecologist December 1979: Can we control pollution?

Edward Goldsmith

December, 1979

Thirty years ago Edward Goldsmith’s article ‘Can we control pollution?’ wondered what happens to pollution once we have ‘disposed’ of it more...

Britain exporting CO2 emissions abroad, says scientist

Ecologist

1st October, 2009

Domestic carbon emission reductions are being offset by increased emissions in countries like India and China through the consumption of imported goods and services more...
The Other CO2 Problem

The Other CO2 Problem

Kate Herbert

1st September, 2009

Students at Ridgeway School in Plymouth show concern for ‘the other CO2 problem’ in an award-winning animated film about ocean acidification more...
Workmen install a solar panel on a roof

Cutting council emissions could create 70,000 green jobs

Ecologist

25th June, 2009

A drive to persuade county councils to cut their carbon dioxide emissions by 40 per cent by 2020 could result in as many as 70,000 green jobs, new research reveals more...
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Alternate current, intelligent current

Mark Anslow

1st April, 2009

Instead of spikes in demand and coal-fired solutions, fridges and washing machines may soon be available that can regulate their own energy usage. more...
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How to reduce your carbon footprint

As told to Sam Southgate

5th February, 2009

Despite being a committed green for almost two decades, John Cossham was surprised to find he had one of the lowest carbon footprints in the country more...
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Shell slapped down for flower refinery advert

News

7th November, 2007

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has upheld a complaint by Friends of the Earth against Shell over the oil company's claims that it uses its waste CO2 to grow flowers. more...
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Ocean CO2 'sponge' effect slowing down

News

22nd October, 2007

A ten year study by scientists at the University of East Anglia has concluded that the ocean is absorbing less CO2 than it was ten years ago. more...
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US greenhouse gas bill proposed

News

19th October, 2007

Two US Senators have proposed a bill which would force the country to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 60 per cent by 2050. more...
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EU to aim for 60% to 80

news

9th March, 2007

A draft agreement being discussed by EU leaders at the climate change summit in Brussels aims for a 60% to 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. more...

CO2: 1/13 of 13

Apocalypse Now

Maria Gilardin

1st February, 2006

How mankind is sleepwalking to the end of the earth. more...

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