George Monbiot wades into the meat-and-climate debate by explaining how 'ethically' raised meat is actually worse for the planet than those raised in confined spaces. It leaves omnivores in an awkward position.
The fires used to clear land for new palm oil plantations are out of control this year, and much of Asia is cloaked in a sickening haze. It's time to realize the cost of our global addiction to palm oil.
Images via Cop15 opening film 'Please Help The World'
This is the first in a series of guest posts by journalist and climate change communications strategist Ella Saltmarshe
When we think about the future of the world, it's mostly bad. I'm not sure when
It is the battle of the M&Ms; vs the L&Ls; the Munk debate in Toronto about the statement "Climate change is mankind's defining crisis, and demands a commensurate international response" with Bjorn Lomberg and Nigel Lawson duking it out
Since the Viet Nam war, Canadians (and some Americans) have been sewing Canadian flag patches on their backpacks when they travel to distinguish themselves from their neighbours. But they will be ripping them off soon, as the country becomes an
George Monbiot told us that flying is dying; London artist Richard DeDomenici tells us that a return transatlantic flight is equivalent in CO2 and pollution output to driving a car 30 miles a day for a year. So the artist/humorist has
Matt recently wrote Eat Like It's 1975 to Save the Planet: New Report Links Obesity, Energy Consumption & Climate Change, which said
We need to be doing a lot more to reverse the global trend towards fatness, and recognize it as a
EvanEco: Carnival of the Green 172 by Don Bosch
"Got milk? Grab a glass of the white stuff and a chocolate chip cookie, and join me for some green bloggy goodness..."Guardian Ethical Living: Ethical Superstore and Natural Collection merge into giant
George Monbiot is at it again, causing controversy by saying "Environmentalism may be emotional but it should always be based on science, not like the wishful thinking behind natural remedies."-Environmentalism must be fact based and there is no room
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Environmentalism and Alternative Medicine - Oil and Water?
George Monbiot is undoubtedly no stranger to controversy - my post about his climate change book, Heat, drew 81 comments, while his well publicized opposition to
In the UK and Canada, manufacturers are urging the government to give consumers money to get old cars off the road and into newer, lower emission vehicles and "catalyse a new low carbon transport revolution." George
The debate over the true ecological sustainability of biofuels, the effects on global food prices, and their oft-heard claims of carbon-neutrality has been played out on TreeHugger in great detail. Adding a new