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Hong Kong: a city isolated from the global village?

Feature Story | 2007-02-02 at 10:00

The latest climate change report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concludes that global average temperature is likely to increase between 1.1°C to 6.4°C above 1980-1999 levels by 2095, leading to...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature Story | 2007-01-26 at 0:26

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

Revealed: Icelandic whale in storage, landfill

Feature Story | 2007-01-26 at 0:24

In Iceland we have discovered an unprecedented amount of the whale meat from the recent hunt has not been used. Even whaling captain Sigurður Njálsson has said the meat is unfit for domestic consumption. 200 tonnes of the meat is in storage with...

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature Story | 2007-01-26 at 0:23

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

Hello? Steve? This is Green my Apple calling on the iPhone.

Feature Story | 2007-01-12 at 23:25

It was holy week in Apple land, when all us loyal Mac fans turn to face the Macworld conference in San Francisco to hear where Apple is going to lead the consumer electronics industry next. But while we waited hopefully for Steve Jobs to announce...

Polar Bears on Thin Ice

Feature Story | 2007-01-10 at 10:00

The good news is the polar bear is likely to given extra protection under US law. The bad news is its home is disappearing faster than ever. With 2007 predicted to be the warmest year on record it looks like they'll need all the protection they...

New EU chemical law alive, but not kicking

Feature Story | 2007-01-02 at 10:00

The European Union has approved a new chemical law to replace regulation that is over 40 years old. But the new EU chemicals legislation (REACH) is in critical condition, according to health, environment, and consumer groups.

12 steps to a greener holiday season

Feature Story | 2006-12-09 at 17:56

In many countries it's holiday season. If last-minute shopping, baking and decorating turn you into Ebenezer Scrooge, just think about the toll this season takes on the environment.

Electronics companies race to be greener

Feature Story | 2006-12-06 at 10:00

Acer and Lenovo are the latest of the top computer makers to commit to stop using the worst toxic chemicals in their products. Along with Motorola these companies are the biggest movers in the latest version of our Guide to Greener Electronics.

Chief Executive missed the largest source of pollution

Feature Story | 2006-10-12 at 8:00

The Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, vows to enact “proactive and pragmatic” measures in his policy address, but while he spent much money in short-term measures to win achievements, a concrete and visionary environmental policy is still missing in...

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