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Copenhagen's little mermaid - during the 2009 COP15 climate conference. Photo: Erik de Haan via Flickr.com.

How the US scuppered climate progress at Copenhagen

Oliver Tickell

31st March 2013

Today the IPCC launches its latest review of world climate. But how to translate its grim findings into action when US is deploying its full armoury of intelligence and diplomatic dirty tricks to sink any prospect of an effective global climate agreement? more...
Island President

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

Priyanka Mogul

2nd March, 2012

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...
Top 10… green travel blogs

Top 10… green travel blogs

Ruth Styles

2nd March, 2012

Need some destination inspiration? Ruth Styles rounds up the travel blogs that are making greener getaways cool
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And this season’s colour is…green

Fashion special: And this season’s colour is… green

Ruth Styles

20th February, 2012

From local manufacturing to natural textiles, times are changing in the fashion industry. What’s more, the new look eco fashion isn’t just green – it’s seriously cool as well. Ruth Styles reports from London and Copenhagen more...
Copenhagen

PHOTO GALLERY: Copenhagen Fashion Week

Ruth Styles

9th February, 2012

Whether organic cotton, local wool or Scottish cashmere, textiles were all natural, with Danish designers proving that sustainability and style can mix, says Ruth Styles more...
The Ecologist meets...The Baand

The Ecologist meets... Copenhagen's The Baand

Ruth Styles

9th February, 2012

In part one of our Copenhagen Fashion Week special, Ruth Styles talks sustainable style with Stine Bauer Boskov and Julie Villumsen – the brains behind hot Danish eco-brand, The Baand more...
Christmas markets

Top 10…Christmas markets

Sophie Laggan

28th November, 2011

Whether you're after an locally reared turkey or a handmade ethical gift, a festive fair is where you'll find them. The Ecologist has the lowdown on Europe's best Christmas markets more...
Fast Forward

Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming

Mark Newton

20th October

Their grasp of science can’t be faulted but William Antholis and Strobe Talbott need to offer solutions too, says Mark Newton more...
The Baand

The new north: why Scandinavia is leading the world in eco-design

Ruth Styles

9th August, 2011

The Nordic flair for design has taken eco-fashion to new heights and is setting an example for the rest of the world to follow, says Ruth Styles more...
Climate change protest

Where next for eco-activism in the UK?

Bibi van der Zee

6th July, 2011

After the failure of the Copenhagen climate talks, the undercover police scandal, the disbanding of Climate Camp - and the sudden rise of UK Uncut - Bibi van der Zee takes the temperature of Britain's green activism movement more...
Babies

Copenhagen and population growth: the topic politicians won’t discuss

Tom Levitt

15th September, 2009

According to the UN, population growth is a driving force behind emission increases yet it will not be on the agenda at any of the upcoming climate talks more...

Top 10…Euro cities to cycle

Ruth Styles

7th March, 2011

Want to see a new city and get fit at the same time? Then try doing it by bike... more...

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Copenhagen: Europe's coolest green city

Ruth Styles

16th February, 2011

Cutting edge architecture, miles of cycle routes and green spaces galore have made the Danish capital a hotspot for green travellers. Ruth Styles packed her bags for a weekend in Europe’s greenest capital city
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Greenland, at the National Theatre

Matilda Lee

10th February, 2011

‘When you see smoke coming from under the door, but nobody does anything about it, you start to believe the majority. Even if the house is on fire, we do nothing.' more...
Blue sky with clouds

Cancun: your five-minute guide to the COP16 climate change conference

Vi Nguyen

25th November, 2010

Following the hype and failure of last year's Copenhagen COP15 summit, the Ecologist outlines what's on the agenda at the forthcoming COP16 Cancun conference – and assesses the chances of progress...
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Coral reef

Coral reefs 'could disappear by 2100'

Emily Shelton

29th September 2010

Copenhagen targets too weak to combat climate change, new report by Institute of Physics (IOP) suggests more...
Copenhagen

Scientists: emissions-based climate deal 'not possible'

Ecologist

12th May, 2010

Current climate policy of emissions targets and trading will not suceed and should be replaced by a 'politically attractive' one based on providing cheap, non-carbon energy, says new paper more...

RAN's greenwash of the week: COP15

Rainforest Action Network

14th April, 2010

Everyone was disappointed by Copenhagen, but sometimes it takes a man in a 350.org tie to choke on a nut to remind us just how frustrating COP15 was... more...
Smoke from industry

Europe should forget about emissions cuts, say policy experts

Ecologist

11th March, 2010

Study says neither China, India or US likely to accept legally binding cuts and that new approach is needed on reducing greenhouse gas emissions more...
Guardian Environment Network

Is the climate change movement splintering?

Bibi van der Zee

25th February, 2010

Climate change activists are regrouping post-Copenhagen – and some are reasserting their radical roots more...
US flag 'made in China'

Copenhagen failed. So should we tax carbon at the border?

Dan Box

8th February, 2010

The lack of agreement at Copenhagen has left some thinking that the only way to protect national economies is to tax imports from nations who don't pay a carbon price... more...
Dan Box

What the carbon market did after Copenhagen: nothing

Dan Box

2nd February, 2010

Come 31st of January - the day when international emissions cuts were supposed to be announced - carbon markets should have rocketed. They didn't, and that's a bad sign more...
Guardian Environment Network

Carbon traders quit emissions market amid drop in demand

Tim Webb

25th January, 2010

Banks are pulling out of the carbon-offsetting market after Copenhagen failed to reach agreement on emissions targets more...

Miliband calls on EU to back 30 per cent emissions cut

Ecologist

7th January, 2010

The EU needs to commit to a 30 per cent reduction by 2020 compared with 1990 levels and push others to a higher level of ambition, says climate secretary more...
Guardian Environment Network

Ed Miliband: China tried to hijack Copenhagen climate deal

John Vidal

21st December, 2009

Climate secretary accuses China, Sudan, Bolivia and other leftwing Latin American countries of trying to hijack Copenhagen more...

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