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Shades of gray: celebrity killing, Yellowstone wolves in the firing line

7th March 2013

Jim Wickens

In the lead up to broadcast of the next Link TV/Ecologist film, Shades of Gray, Jim Wickens continues to look at the thorny issues surrounding wolf culling in the US more...
Forestry

Response: biomass 'needs to be part of our low-carbon future'

Jess Lennard

2nd March, 2012

The biomass industry responds to an Ecologist article by Biofuelswatch to counter what it says are the 'myths' around biomass, arguing that it is sustainable, proven and low carbon more...
Cars

Why Glasgow's M74 road extension will increase air pollution

Stan Blackley

28th June, 2011

The decision to press ahead with the controversial construction was the worst environmental decision of devolution, says Stan Blackley of Friends of the Earth more...

Financial problems could wipe out commercial whaling

Peter Nolan-Smith

5th January, 2011

Commercial whaling by many nations continues despite an international ban and widescale condemnation. What may end the practice, argues Peter Nolan-Smith, is that the financial incentives are starting to dry up more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Tom Hodgkinson on the marvels and pitfalls of the iPad

23rd December, 2010

Tom Hodgkinson admires the iPad but ultimately finds it to be a fickle mistress and no match for paper more...

COP16: Cancun - Colonialism by the sea

Polly Higgins

16th December, 2010

Corporate and complicit, says Polly Higgins as she surveys the luxury accommodation enjoyed by high-flyers at the latest climate conference more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Tom Hodgkinson: spare a moment for the bang bang men of Chongquing...

29th October, 2010

Although the rise of mega-cities raises disturbing questions about living standards and livelihoods, the spread of city living is not all bad, says Tom Hodgkinson more...
Arjen Y. Hoekstra

The water footprint: the hidden cost of our meat consumption

Arjen Y. Hoekstra

2nd September, 2010

Watching our leaky taps is the least of our problems when it comes to water wastage - agricultural practices and animal products are by far the greater danger more...

Wildlife corridors are the Asian elephant's last chance for survival

Mark Shand

22nd June, 2010

Why wildlife corridors are the new reserves - and why colourful elephants are cropping up on London streets more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Bring back real markets

Tom Hodgkinson

11th September, 2009

Tom Hodgkinson lays out the case for the return of street markets. Wouldn't we all be better off living outside the box? more...
Ending tax breaks for the airline industry could help spur growth in public transport

The fight to make our train fares fair

Richard Hebditch

12th August, 2009

The Campaign for Better Transport is working hard to bring down train fares and is inviting you to join them in their fight more...
Molly Scott Cato

Face it: orthodox economics messed up

Molly Scott Cato

14th July, 2009

In drowning out the voices of those economists that don't adhere to neoclassical orthodoxy, the current global financial collapse was inevitable more...

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Copenhagen

Halfway to Copenhagen

Phil England

2nd July, 2009

Copenhagen is where the future of our planet will be decided. So why is there such little media interest in the run-up to the talks, asks Phil England. more...
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Shell pays up in New York, but continues to flare gas

Andy Rowell

23rd June, 2009

Shell's $15.5 million settlement provides hard cash to to the Ogoni region of the Niger Delta but while activists claim 'victory' they vow to fight on to end toxic gas flares more...
Bolgs and Comments

Commons cause

Tom Hodgkinson

1st June 2009

Henry VIII’s land-grab robbed ordinary people of their commons – now a new campaign offers us the chance to take back what we’re owed.

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Bolgs and Comments

Restoring New York's natural springs

Reverend Billy

May 1st 2009

With the oil and gas industry spoiling groundwater in the US, New York’s once-prominent natural springs need to be restored.

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Jim_Thomas

High-altitude windpower: pie-in-the-sky or sound science?

Jim Thomas

1st May 2009

Since we don’t have enough land for the renewable technologies we need let’s go stratospheric instead, with a high-altitude solution… more...
chair

We have to let you go

Tom Hodgkinson

1st May, 2009

Why are we clinging to the outmoded employment aspirations of an ailing system? You’re not redundant, you’re job-free, says Tom Hodgkinson more...
How to be free

Reasserting our humanity

Tom Hodgkinson

1st April 2009

In writing Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes created a monster: us. By reasserting our humanity we can correct the mistakes of the social scientists, says Tom Hodgkinson more...

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...

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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