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  • Micro cars and turtles

    Blogpost by Nick - March 22, 2009 at 15:23 1 comment

    TATA corporation of India is in the global spotlight as they launch the Nano, the world's cheapest car. But the spotlight ought to be on a costly little secret: TATA's giant port at Dhamra, which threatens the nesting grounds of an endangered turtle s... Read more >

  • Google powermeter

    Blogpost by Nick - March 18, 2009 at 15:29 5 comments

    Google have just announced an interesting new initiative - Google.org is soon to roll out free software which allows people to track their home electricity use and improve energy efficiency in a bid to help mitigate global warming. Read more >

    Google PowerMeter, ...
  • Hot Rod

    ...which makes the rationale for National’s just- announced road building bonanza ridiculous. National argues that building roads is better for the environment because if you build a new road/expand an existing road there will be less traffic congesti... Read more >

  • Climate consensus clear

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 13, 2009 at 8:05 2 comments

    balloon08_02An important gathering of about 2,000 climate scientists has just wrapped up in Copenhagen. They’ve been meeting this week to talk through latest science, in order to have some concrete recommendations to give negotiators at the final UN climate talks... Read more >

  • 340 activists call for global climate bail out in Brussels

    Blogpost by Nick - March 11, 2009 at 7:18
    EU Climate Action
    More than 300 activists from 20 different countries are in Brussels this morning to take action and demand a financial commitment to tackling climate change. The activists have surrounded the building in Brussels where finance ministers are discussing... Read more >
  • Connecting climate change and economic recovery

    Blogpost by bunny - March 10, 2009 at 12:47

    In this video the economist Nicholas Stern discusses the 'economic downturn' and its effect on the climate change agenda.

    The economic slowdown has prompted some public and private leaders to question whether the world can afford to addre... Read more >

  • The Ecologist Film Unit's second release documents how espionage, news manipulation, legal threats and even violence have become the knee-jerk response of Government and big business to the increasingly vocal concerns of environmental protesters in th... Read more >

  • Sylvia Earle on the oceans

    Blogpost by Phil - March 9, 2009 at 13:26 1 comment

    What’s blue, wet and feeling sick? Our ocean. It’s no joke. According to legendary ocean advocate Sylvia Earle our planet is facing a major coronary attack if we don’t look after its blue heart.

    She says the oceans are our life support system, generati... Read more >

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