For Addis Ababa, hydropower is the future. Downriver, there’s a lot to lose.
The planet has for too long been a victim of environmental vandalism.
Among the hundreds of files piling up on Chris Huhne's desk is a nice fat one marked "Renewable Heat Incentive" (RHI). He could easily sign
“Climategate” was the latest in a long line of baseless, right-wing attacks on scientists.
I took a stroll down my local high street recently. In Primark, bikinis and strappy sandals drew a crowd. But the mood was sombre compared to the consumer glee of previous years.
No one knows how to stem the tide of oil sweeping towards the southern United States, so there's not much to write about that.
We're standing around Oxford Circus at lunchtime on Saturday, waiting for the signal. Some people have red and yellow flags. Some have whistles (these will shortly be both very annoying and very useful).
An unfortunate orthodoxy has developed on climate change, the main elements of which are: 1) climate change is the fault of the rich nations and the capitalist system; 2) the rich nations should cut their carbon emissions dras
The race is on between China and the US to equip their forces with eco technologies – and China is w
“This is the beginning of a new force in Westminster”
Agriculture is no longer on Britain's agenda. The three main parties barely mention it in their manifestos. All we need is what we've got: the free market and hi-tech.
We are living in an age when we are both able to change nature and more at its mercy than ever –– as
On the campaign trail with Green Party leader Caroline Lucas.
It's slightly creepy, the way that no one wants to talk about climate change any more.
It is quite difficult for someone who spends his life pontificating to try to do something practical for a change.
A question that is asked pretty regularly as our young folk are chaining themselves to gates and breaking into laboratories to free the research subjects is, simply, how do you know you're right?
The most bitter conflicts of the next 50 years won’t be over oil. The prize commodity of the future
The Lib Dems must abandon their anti-nuclear stance and develop a realistic energy policy.
Once in a while, you end up with someone as special as Rachel Corrie.
Carbon traders do not easily secure sympathy. Yet their role is vital.
Thinking is a lot harder than it looks. Sometimes you can actually feel the new neural pathways being formed, and it's not pleasant; I imagine it's similar to what werewolves go through come a full moon.
The Thames Gateway development is the largest urban regeneration scheme ever attempted in Britain. I
Climate change sceptics are busting out of their dank corners, sensing a moment of weakness.
The scientists at the centre of "Climategate" scandal are the targets of an orchestrated smear campa
Conservation projects should not stop the exiled islanders from returning.
The Copenhagen debacle gave little grounds for hope of concerted action against climate change, but
Washington and Beijing are blaming each other on climate change
The eels are in trouble. A little story seeped out last week: the eel population in the Thames has fallen by 98 per cent in the past five years. There are now only a few loyal creatures left in the river's murky waters.
If, as I think almost certain to be the case, the environmental movement made a grave mistake in opposing nuclear power, the question naturally arises about what else the greens may have got wrong.