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Climate Change and Energy

TAKE ACTION to help end government subsidies for dirty energy

Grace Philip

25th May, 2012

350.org Global grassroots movement, 350.org is gathering support to persuade world leaders to stop subsidising fossil fuels at the Rio Earth Summit more...

TAKE ACTION to start a British clean energy revolution

Mark Briggs

11th May, 2012

Offshore wind turbines Friends of the Earth are calling on Prime Minister David Cameron, and Energy Secretary Ed Davey to wean the UK off fossil fuels and create a 'Clean British Energy Revolution' more...

TAKE ACTION to connect the dots on climate change

Mark Briggs

27th April, 2012

350.org in India Take action with campaign group 350.org to ‘connect the dots' of climate change and extreme weather more...

How solar power came to a Brixton council estate

Mark Briggs

25th April, 2012

Solar power in Brixton Following a successful share issue, the UK's first 100 per cent community owned inner-city social housing solar power project went live last month. Mark Briggs visited to find out more more...

EIA: 'Anti-corruption activists need help bringing iIlegal loggers to justice'

Faith Doherty

17th April, 2012

Environmental Investigation Agency The Environmental Investigation Agency's forestry campaigner Faith Doherty welcomes a new report by the World Bank calling for stronger action to stop forestry corruption, but says more support is needed to help activists follow the money trail more...

RESPONSE: The flawed arguments behind biomass

Robert Palgrave

27th March, 2012

Amazon forest Is biomass really a low-carbon, sustainable energy source? Industry group Back Biomass say yes while watchdog group Biofuelwatch says no more...

Climate Week's Kevin Steele: 'We must focus on solutions, not problems'

Matilda Lee

13th March, 2012

This week thousands of groups and communities will ACT on climate change as part of Climate Week. Founder Kevin Steele speaks to the Ecologist about what it takes to maximise momentum in the climate movement more...

Climate justice: Scotland pioneers new fund to help poor countries with adaptation

Chris Hegarty

13th March, 2012

Scotland's Climate Justice Fund After leading the way on climate legislation with the 2009 Climate Change Act, the Scottish government are now putting their money where their mouth is with the creation of the Climate Justice Fund to pay for developing country adaption projects more...

Climate Rush steps up campaign to end Waitrose's relationship with Shell

Bethany Hubbard

7th March, 2012

Climate Rush members protest Waitrose's relationship with Shell by occupying the store's oil aisle Activists from Climate Rush this week occupied the oil aisle at a London Waitrose to protest against the 'ethical' supermarket's partnership with Shell more...

Island President - one man's battle to combat climate change and save his country

Priyanka Mogul

2nd March, 2012

Island President The film follows the struggle between Maldives President Mohammed Nasheed and sea level rise. As the Maldives continue to be threatened by climate change, Nasheed realises it is time to take action before his country disappears under the ocean. more...

Stop the biomass blackout: say no to the UK's destructive bioenergy policies

Ian Lander

7th February, 2012

Forestry Biofuelwatch warn of an unfolding 'biomassacre' as the UK is set to rely on a growing amount of wood-based biomass, driving landgrabbing, replacing old growth forests with plantations, destroying biodiversity and causing air pollution more...

TAKE ACTION: are you a carbon coach in the making?

Dave Hampton

25th January, 2012

Million Carbon Coaches campaign Mission impossible or radical manifesto? This year Dave Hampton aims to create a million coaches to help inspire real action on climate change more...

Climate hotspot: sea level rise threatens millions in Mekong Delta rice belt

Ecologist

20th January, 2012

Mekong River Some 60 million people depend on the Mekong River for their livelihoods but sea level rise and severe weather puts the area at risk, as Gratianne Quade's unique film shows more...

Coal power: miners pay in blood for China's economic miracle

Richard Schiffman

17th January, 2012

Coal mining in China A new film, To the Light, exposes the cost in human health and lives of China's coal-fired power boom more...

CAMPAIGN HERO: Dave Hampton, the Carbon Coach

Ben Hudson

28th December, 2011

Dave Hampton, the Carbon Coach Dave Hampton on watt's watt in carbon footprints and why he aims to launch a campaign for a million more carbon coaches more...

Steve Kretzman 'We won the Keystone XL campaign because of nonviolent protest'

Matilda Lee

17th November, 2011

Steve Kretzmann The founder of Oil Change International, Steve Kretzmann, talks about the tight bond between politicians and the fossil fuel industry, 'fracking', and why Occupy is now the anti-Tea Party more...

CAMPAIGN HERO: Mark Wood, solo skiing the North and South Poles for climate change awareness

Ben Hudson

8th November, 2011

Mark Wood Mark Wood, who today begins a 2,000 km solo skiing expedition to raise awareness about climate change, talks to the Ecologist about why the best way to support his cause is through action, not donations more...

TAKE ACTION to stop Arctic oil drilling

Hannah Corr

19th October, 2011

Arctic ice melt Greenpeace are calling for a curb on Arctic oil exploration in order to save this fragile wilderness more...

Up in smoke: a scientist's mission to stop slash-and-burn farming

Matilda Lee

22nd September, 2011

Up in Smoke An Ecologist cover story in 2005 prompted the making of an epic documentary, Up in Smoke, about slash and burn farming. Now the film finally airs on More4 on September 27th... Matilda Lee reports more...

TAKE ACTION: Join London's biggest bike photo on September 24th

Ecologist

21st September, 2011

Moving Planet, 350.org This Saturday bring your bike to a global day of action organised by Moving Planet to show the government we can move beyond fossil fuels more...

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