The following article is from the Independent Newspaper UK (Wednesday 26 October) and lists nine subject areas in which the Conservative Party dominated coalition government is pulling back on green issues, much of which represents advances made over the last ten years or so, and just one environmental issue on which the government has carried out a U-turn, due to protests: […]
UK Government Department Defra has released figures which show that for the year to the end of June 2010, the English local authorities achieved their 40% recycling target. What is more, is that more recycling is being achieved month on month.
Since the 2009 Amsterdam Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change the world’s focus on climate change has been much reduced. Many people have been more concerned with the effects of the stock market falls the previous year, which at the time of the 2009 conference had not run their course to the […]
Has it ever struck you that, as an environmentally aware person who is keen on sustaining the environment and to act responsibly as a householder and citizen generally, there is a lot of packaging you use that probably could be safely composted in your yard/garden compost heap, but you are unsure which?
Life Cycle Assessment of Supermarket Carrier Bags: The question of exactly what benefits do flow from all the personal hassles of always remembering to take a re-usable bag when visiting the shops, needs a clear answer.
Organisations with public buildings and businesses suitable for installing solar panels, and heat pumps etc, will soon be able to go ahead and generate energy, without requiring planning permission
A study published, published yesterday in the journal “Environmental Health Perspectives”, found that women with blood PCB levels which were in the top 25% of the rage found in all individuals in the study, had double the change of a failed embryo implantation.
News is still coming in from the areas left devastated by the fury of Cyclone Yasi. Some small towns have been severely smashed by the Cyclone. These are mainly those directly in its path as it crossed the coastline.
Bee numbers are reducing. A new film which cites US research says that ‘neonicotinoids’ pesticides are making honey bees far more susceptible to disease, according to new research they highlight.