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Greenpeace volunteers occupy Parliament to save the climate

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Greenpeace volunteers occupy Parliament to save the climate

via Greenpeace UK RSS by jamie on 10/11/09

Update from the scene: 31 volunteers are still ocuppying the roof this morning, 24 came down last night and were arrested and all have been bailed to return.
Fifty-five Greenpeace volunteers scaled the walls of the Houses of Parliament and […]

Four degrees of warming ‘likely’

Monday, October 5th, 2009

The BBC is reporting that four degrees of warming ‘likely’ ! !
In a dramatic acceleration of forecasts for global warming, UK scientists say the global average temperature could rise by 4C (7.2F) as early as 2060.
The Met Office study used projections of fossil fuel use that reflect the trend seen over the last […]

Supermarkets Get Cold Feet Over Fridge Doors

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Why have supermarkets shelved their promise to introduce cheap and easy fridge doors?
What’s the biggest and easiest thing that supermarkets could do to cut their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint? They all know the answer. Put doors on their fridges.
A corporate sustainability supremo at one of the big four told me […]

The Prince’s Rainforest Project

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Climate change video FAQs

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

The answers to climate change are here … These are the most frequently asked questions about climate change determined Greenpeace supporters. Our busy climate campaigners have sat down for a video one-to-one to give you the answers.
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Greenpeace Video: From Sea to Shelf – fisheries for the future

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

With around 80 per cent of fish stocks in trouble, species driven to extinction and ecosystems on the brink of collapse, it’s time to rethink how we harvest our oceans. This new video shows how Greenpeace has been encouraging retailers to clean up their seafood shelves – by switching to a sustainable seafood sourcing policy […]

Domestic wind turbines could ‘power 800,000 UK homes’

Monday, July 13th, 2009

The Guardian reports that Domestic wind turbines could ‘power 800,000 UK homes’
“Small domestic wind turbines could provide enough clean electricity to power more than 800,000 UK homes, according to the Energy Saving Trust (EST). Previous studies have suggested that small turbines in residential areas fail to generate enough power to justify their installation.”
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Stations in £5m drive to get rail passengers onto bikes

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Hmmm this is a good idea….
Major railway stations will be offered the chance to become “cycling hubs”, with extra bike racks and repair shops, under government plans to boost the appeal of two-wheeled travel among train passengers.
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Floods, droughts and soaring temperatures: Met Office predicts how climate change will affect UK

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Average mean temperature likely to rise by more than 2C across the UK by 2050, says major new Met Office report detailing the impacts of climate change over the next century
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20 Amazing Images of Earth as Seen From Space

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Great set of images here……




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