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Saturday, 13 August 2011

Flying is a climate crime. Blunt, but true.

It was a harsh decision to make, but when I first read about the damage that airlines do the atmosphere in terms of climate change, I decided not to fly again if I could help it. That was in 1990, and I still stand by that decision. Read my article on, and you'll know more about why I made it.

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Some Top Eco-Stories

Leaders promise to reduce carbon emissions while ensuring that a new giant oil pipeline called Keystone XL is built to serve expansion of the Alberta tar oil sands, the most carbon laden oil in the world -

RBS funding the most destructive process on earth: tar sands exploitation in Canada

China expands its nuclear power programme, unfazed by Fukushima

Food prices reach record highs in drought-stricken Africa

Nigerian drinking water stricken with benzene at 900 times above the safety limit

The Mediterranean Sea is very, very sick

Porritt versus Monbiot on Nuclear Power

Friday, 5 August 2011

Plastic solar panels?

Solar PV - its not just about silicon! There are plastic solar panels too and nanotechnology has also enabled to PV cells to be printed on to paper.

Energy & Environment Dates 2012