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Upcoming: Apple Annual General Meeting, Webby award for Green my Apple?

Blog entry by brianfit | 19 April, 2007

From our Green my Apple E-zine. Want to join in the fun? Sign up for your copy here. (Thanks to Hugo for this month's Greenmyapple News image) You've been nominated for a Webby Award! Congratulations to all of you who have...

How Many Superheroes Does It Take to Screw in a Light Bulb?

Blog entry by Dave | 18 April, 2007 1 comment

You don't have to be a superhero, you know... » Efficiency how to: 12 clever ways to save lots of electricity and money »

Body parts of nuclear workers taken without consent

Blog entry by brianfit | 18 April, 2007

Mike Townsley writes: Today the UK Government will announce an inquiry into revelations that for over 30 years, body parts of nuclear industry workers who died in suspicious circumstances were taken for medical investigation without...

Weather of mass destruction - climate change and security

Blog entry by Andrew | 17 April, 2007

I'm listening to the UN Security Council climate change debate via live webcast . I haven't followed the whole thing, but most speakers are saying the same thing: Climate change should not been seen as an environmental alone. It's...

Fine Italian exports?

Blog entry by brianfit | 17 April, 2007 3 comments

When I lived in Italy on an olive farm (that phrase must be said in a wistful voice), it was well known that Italy kept the truly best olive oil for domestic use, and exported the rest. That included oil that was imported from other...

SolarCafe at Tour of the Fireflies (by Bernice Ejercito)

Blog entry by Denise | 16 April, 2007

For the first time in years, I actually did something to celebrate Earth Day. I joined the Tour of the Fireflies : a 50km bike ride to promote clean air and as a member of SolarGeneration , clean energy as well. A newbie of...

Iceland weighing whaling

Blog entry by Andrew | 16 April, 2007 1 comment

The decision to formally resume commercial whaling is being seriously re-thought in Iceland - as can be seen from an interview with its Prime Minister Geir Haarde. From Reuters : Haarde, facing elections on May 12, said the...

World Bank under fire for funding climate change

Blog entry by Andrew | 13 April, 2007 1 comment

The World Bank is (rightly) taking a lot of heat recently. Not just for the apparently improper role Bush backed World Bank President Wolfowitz had in getting a promotion for someone he was romantically involved with. There is...

Cultural Baggage

Blog entry by Richard | 12 April, 2007 4 comments

I was taught a lesson today that I suspect will live with me for a long time. To cut a long story short, I had written an article for the website about the Congo rainforest. A Belgian colleague asked me to change the wording in one...

Greenpeace's North Pole Runner

Blog entry by brianfit | 12 April, 2007 5 comments

Francesco Galanzino has run the Gobi Desert, the Atacama Desert, and the Sahara as a Greenpeace volunteer, to raise the alarm about Global Warming. His latest endeavour: a 42 Km (26 mile) marathon at the North Pole. Francesco and...

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