Archives For Environment

One in five reptile species faces extinction – study

Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks

Layer farming; a sustainable solution for farmers and wildlife

Loch Fitty in Fife to be drained and mined for coal

Colourful ‘solar glass’ means entire buildings can generate clean power

How tough is your skin? Monbiot, Mann, McKibben, various Transitioners and others on what to do if your Transition initiative comes under attack


Yee-haw! Osborne’s oil bonanza

Burke approves huge gas and coal plans

Bhutan set to plough lone furrow as world’s first wholly organic country

Will EU discards ban force the hand of our disastrous fisheries minister?

War on the seabed: the shellfishing battle

David Miliband to head global fight to prevent eco-disaster in oceans

The UK farming crisis: which crisis do you mean?

Tory MP tables decarbonisation amendment to coalition’s energy bill

Large onshore windfarm approved for Lincolnshire

Climate Change and the Insanity of Drilling in the Arctic

Government attempts to ‘reclaim’ the green agenda by ploughing £1 billion into effort to cut Britain’s overseas gas reliance

Renewables now cheaper than gas and coal in Australia

Why Norway Is Paying A South American Country To Not Cut Down Its Trees

MEPs vote to ban discards in historic reform of fishing policy

Can Obama’s fire and brimstone on climate change herald a new hope?

Boris Johnson’s climate flippancy translates into policy failure

Breakthrough! One of the largest paper companies commits to end deforestation

Cameron pushes energy efficiency as motor of green growth

Wind farms could become ‘monuments of a failed civilisation’, top environmentalist claims

Centrica withdraws from new UK nuclear projects

It is hard to trust GM when it is in the grip of a few global giants

Ladbrokes is gambling with fish extinction – and so is the government

Texas mega-battery aims to green up the grid

Is denial the biggest barrier to sustainable change?

Al Gore attacks George Osborne’s ‘short-sighted’ approach to climate

Is this the point of no return?

Shell continues spilling oil in North Sea despite efforts to improve

Shell verdict will determine whether other firms could be tried for oil spills

Sea change: the Bay of Bengal’s vanishing islands

One-third of fish caught in Channel have plastic contamination, study shows

Wild species are on the run from mass extinction

Communicating Climate Change in Fayoum

From Walden to the White House

Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’

Food shopping is full of ethical grey areas. Be careful what you buy – or fish will be a luxury

Lush hasn’t lost it sparkle

Shwop til you drop: M&S and Oxfam take ‘freecycling’ to the masses

Green Social Democracy

Wind farm nimbyism means 10,000 jobs just went to Ireland