from The Great Debate UK:

Oliver Lowenstein on making Cyclestations work

July 2, 2010

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There's nothing new or unusual about the idea of using bicycles to replace cars to help combat the effects of climate change on the environment. Neither is there anything new or unusual about it taking so long to put the concept into practice.

from The Great Debate UK:

Heather Rogers on fixing “Green Gone Wrong”

June 30, 2010

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How can human production be transformed and harnessed to save the planet? Can the market economy really help solve the environmental crisis?

Are you losing faith in climate science?

February 26, 2010

climatechangeWhile attending a meeting of prominent climate sceptics during the U.N. Climate Conference in Copenhagen in December (an anti-COP15, if you will), I listened to each of the speakers put forward their theory on why conventional evidence on the primary causes of climate change should be dismissed as, for lack of a better phrase, complete hokum.

Climate scientists seek to calm storm of doubt

February 4, 2010

INDIAIf the scientific evidence for manmade global warming is so compelling, why do so many people still have their doubts?

Cash for Trash? Tories offer a recycling sweetner

November 25, 2009

BRITAIN/On Tuesday, the Tories, still ahead in the opinion polls and widely expected to gain power in an election, which must be held by June 2010, went on a green charm offensive.

Royals go vegan for religious ‘green’ summit

November 4, 2009

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For a man who loves hunting, fishing and shooting, Prince Philip may sound like an unlikely host for a vegan lunch.

from FaithWorld:

Climate change debate spurs warm feelings in London

October 29, 2009

china-climateIt is rare that religion and science find agreement, but that is what happened when Britain's Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks spoke at a meeting on saving the earth from climate change.

When will Britain bin its plastic bag habit?

July 17, 2009

Seven leading supermarkets and their customers are finding it slow going to stop using plastic bags.

Should bottled water be banned?

July 9, 2009

The residents of Bundanoon in Australia, a picturesque tourist destination southwest of Sydney, have voted to rid their town of bottled water to reduce their carbon footprint. Tap’s good enough, they say.

Is police action against protesters disproportionate?

March 23, 2009

A committee of MPs has warned police they must not impose restrictions on demonstrations “unless it is necessary and proportionate to do so.”