Kalahari bushmen have appealed to the Pope to help them
regain their land.
With two-thirds of the world to experience water
shortages by 2025, a new report from global management consultancy
Arthur D Little warns businesses that a reactive response regarding
water management could damage business performance.
There are only days to go before businesses face a
mandatory obligation to register their use of
It seems that BP will drop its wind farm and other
renewable schemes in the UK to concentrate its spending programme
in the US.
Looming changes to European organic regulations could
catch out many
businesses in the New Year, particularly wholesalers and
operations, a leading certifier has warned.
Climate change, energy security and rising oil prices
have resuscitated the marine energy sector.
The UK and Chinese Governments have joined forces to
tackle the impact of climate change on agriculture, signing a three
year commitment to strengthen that partnership.
Industry experts are concerned that the Government is
failing to take a lead to ensure the speedy implementation of Sir
Michael Pitt's recommendations on flooding. In particular, urgent
action is required to empower local authorities to implement
surface water management plans and to resolve once and for all who
should be responsible for the control and maintenance of
sustainable drainage systems.
It is a nightmare scenario. A power station built on a
major fault line, surrounded by toxic waste dumps, in an area home
to millions of people. Now a project to assess the risk of an
earthquake in the region has received Euros 250,000 of NATO
Colin Challen, the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary
Climate Change Group, was announced CIWEM Environmental
Parliamentarian of the Year at a Parliamentary Reception on 10
The London Assembly has launched an investigation into
how plastic food and drink containers thrown away by commuters,
office workers, tourists and sports fans could be recycled 'on the
Hilary Alexander, Sam Roddick and Lucy Siegle were
amongst guests at the glittering, RE:Fashion Awards, celebrating
ethical fashion in London on 13 November. Models included
Pixie Geldof, Leah Woods and Daisy Lowe.
The Age of Stupid,' a 90 minute documentary about
climate change, directed by Franny Armstrong, has won the Grierson
Sheffield Green Award. The award commemorates the Scottish
documentary maker John Grierson (1898-1972), regarded by many as
the father of documentary making.