Category Archives: Science

Govts invest in environment as way out of economic crisis

Article “The high emissions, debt-driven, resource intensive (economic) model is dying,” says Mr de Boer, who heads negotiations within the UN climate convention. “Unlimited growth on a planet with finite resources cannot go on forever,” said Eberhard von Koerber, co-president … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Carbon trading, China, Climate change, Economics, Energy, EU, Politics, Renewables, Science, Sustainablity, UK, US | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

Green Reflections

Looking back over 2008 in terms of climate change, there hasn’t been enough news to give us hope but to take a brief (very brief) look back at some of the green news that comes to mind, here are a … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns, Carbon footprint, Climate change, Energy, Extreme weather, General, Nature & Conservation, Oceans, People, Politics, Politics & Policy initiatives, Protest, Science, Transport | 3 Comments

Between 1/4 & 1/3 of mammals are at risk of extinction.

image: Wildlife habitat is often disturbed by human activity. Article The world’s governments will fail to meet their agreed target of curbing biodiversity loss by 2010, according to experts questioned by BBC News. Nearly 200 countries signed up to the … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Campaigns, Climate change, Nature & Conservation, Politics & Policy initiatives, Science, Sustainablity, UN, Wildlife | Tagged , | 5 Comments

The Afterlife Project – feeding power of the dead into your electronic gadgets.

Yup, the ultimate in recycling and a chance to put a little spark into your loved one’s lives after you’ve moved on. Still in the design stages this¬†concept is being worked on (apparently seriously) by James Auger of http://www.auger-loizeau.com/¬† & … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Business, Carbon footprint, Design, Energy, Humour, Recycling, Religion, Renewables, Science, Thinking outside the box, UK | Tagged , , | 4 Comments