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Petroldead?: How Britain's fuel addiction may be coming to an end

October 10th, 2013

Paul Creeney

When looking at the numbers of cars cruising Britain's roads, the amount of carbon being constantly released is staggering. Paul Creeney looks at how public transport is evolving to become a viable alternative.... more...
How to… make your own Easter eggs

How to… make your own Easter eggs

Rachael Stubbins

4th April, 2012

Less waste and fewer food miles make homemade Easter eggs the greener alternative to supermarket chocolate. Time to get creative more...
Dave Hampton, the Carbon Coach

CAMPAIGN HERO: Dave Hampton, the Carbon Coach

Ben Hudson

28th December, 2011

Dave Hampton on watt's watt in carbon footprints and why he aims to launch a campaign for a million more carbon coaches more...
Footprint of food chart

Lamb, beef and cheese have largest food footprint

Ecologist

27th July, 2011

US analysis highlights the high greenhouse gas emissions of popular animal products in comparison to alternatives like lentils, rice and tomatoes more...
Climate change headlines

Climate adaptation is bringing sceptics in the US and UK onboard - but is it fast enough?

Lynn Morris

7th March, 2011

Some of the more conservative areas of the US like Florida are now adapting to climate change yet they are still unwilling to accept the necessity of reducing greenhouse gas emissions more...
David Nussbaum, WWF-UK CEO

It's time we copied the Malaysians and ate less meat and dairy

David Nussbaum

13th October, 2010

As Earth Overshoot Day gets earlier every year, David Nussbaum argues that changing our diets to less meat and dairy could help us stay within the planet's environmental limits more...
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GRAPHIC: Find out the carbon footprint of...

Ecologist

1st July, 2010

Using data from Mike Berners-Lee's fascinating new book, 'How Bad are Bananas?', this graphic shows the carbon impact of some everyday activities more...
Tom Hodgkinson

I love Glastonbury, but there's absolutely nothing green about it

Tom Hodgkinson

30th July, 2010

Tom partied in the fields of Somerset last weekend like the best of them, but the commercial and environmental impact of Glastonbury left a sour taste in his mouth more...
London's carbon footprint

Graphic: London's carbon footprint

Ecologist

4th December, 2009

A new graphic shows the major contribution of household energy and transport to London's carbon footprint more...
10:10

Make your 10 per cent CO2 cut for 2010

Laura Sevier

2nd September, 2009

Join the thousands of people, companies and organisations pledging to cut emissions by 10 per cent in 2010 as part of a new campaign launched by The Age of Stupid team more...
Behind the Label: Orange juice

Behind the Label: orange juice

Pat Thomas

13th July, 2009

Is orange juice as healthy and natural as it claims to be? Can it ever be 'eco'? Pat Thomas reports more...
Inner change

Change your inner life and change the world

Nick Kettles

19th June, 2009

How we communicate with others affects how the environmental community is perceived. Self-confidence, a positive outlook and ‘being the change’ is the way to go. more...

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Can electric vehicles overtake competing green car technologies?

Adam Vaughan

25th February, 2009

Electric cars are backed as a climate panacea by the majority, but are there negative impacts we're missing in the rush to electrification? 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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Water, water everywhere?

Phil Moore

28th August, 2008

You’ve heard of carbon footprints, right? You may even have calculated your own? But what about your water footprint? Have you ever considered how much ‘hidden’ water it takes to make your cup of coffee in the morning or indeed the tomato in your sandwich? more...
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Carbon footprint of IT the same as aviation

News

6th November, 2007

Concerns are growing as awareness of the carbon footprint of IT equipment grows. more...

Charities told to green up their act

News

25th May, 2007

The UK's 170,000 charities may be doing good work, but they’re far from green. more...

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