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Zero Carbon Britain 2030

Creating the future: How 'Zero Carbon Britain' is inspiring positivity in today's artists

Paul Allen

16th August, 2012

The Centre for Alternative Technology's Emergence Summit must develop positive versions of the future, as if we can't imagine it - there won't be one, says Paul Allen more...
Frog 2

Deformed toad artist hopes to win public sympathy for amphibians

Laura Sevier

30th March, 2010

The mystery of legless and multi-limbed frogs and toads has captivated artist and ecological researcher Brandon Ballengée for over a decade. Here's how he blends science with art more...
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CASE STUDY: from campaign group to Westminster

Dixe Wills

20th March, 2009

From chasing endangered parrots to hunting for the environmental holy grail with Friends of the Earth, one of Britain's pre-eminent eco campaigners wants to take his quest for a better, greener world to the halls of Westminster.
Dixe Wills meets a man on a mission
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A cargo ship fitted with solar sails

Does shipping have a green future?

Chris Carroll

27th October, 2009

The aviation industry has its climate change plans, car manufacturers are working on 'eco' alternatives, and rail is considered top of the class, but what has the transport mode that delivers 90 per cent of goods to the UK done to improve upon its environmental credentials? more...
Offshore wind turbines

New offshore wind farms could power every UK home

Eifion Rees

26th June, 2009

The findings of a strategic environmental assessment open the way for an increase in the number of offshore wind farms, which could produce enough energy to power every household in the UK more...
An old electricity meter

Government pledges smart meters for all by 2020

Ecologist

19th June, 2009

As the Government commits to a high-tech revolution in the home - meters that can be read remotely and may help alter energy habits - questions are raised about data security... and whether any of us will be interested more...

Dan Box Blog: learning about climate change

Dan Box

26th March, 2009

Dan Box teaches a class about climate change and its effects on the Carteret Islands, which are sinking due to rising sea levels, and how children can help stop climate change. more...
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Listen to the animals

Rupert Sheldrake

12th February, 2009

Why did so many animals escape December's tsunami? more...
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Get SMART: This technology can cut energy use

Rachel Clode

1st May, 2008

Rachel Clode explains why every switched-on homeowner should be turned on by SMART technology
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Investigations

The great GM miracle?

Jonathan Matthews

23rd January, 2008

The man on the phone said he was from the BBC. They were interested in interviewing me about my alleged involvement in crimes against humanity. 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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GM set to make comeback

News

18th September, 2007

The impact of climate change on world food production will make the public more accepting of genetic modification, the industry believes. more...

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World Bank: Deforestation Good for Growth

News

22nd February, 2007

The World Bank has released a report encouraging the Indonesian government to create vast timber plantations that would damage local ecosystems and livelihood, in order to encourage economic growth.
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Debate, What Debate?

Andy Rowell

1st July, 2003

The GM public debate, which runs throughout June and July, is the public’s chance to express any concerns it may have over the growing of GM crops in Britain. Andy Rowell explains why your participation is vital more...

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