In less than a month, Greenpeace India is in danger of closing. It’s not because everyone in the country can now enjoy the benefits of an unpolluted environment. Far from it. Instead, a department of our own government – the Ministry of Home Affairs - is attacking us. Over the last year, we have borne the brunt of repeated attacks. In June 2014, all...
Ashish Fernades - 6 May, 2015 - 15:38 - Comments
If there was a Guiness Book of Records for the most absurd rulings ever issued, the UK advertising watchdog's decision to ban a Greenpeace anti-fracking ad would surely be given pride of place in the 2015 edition.
Richard Casson - 6 May, 2015 - 11:25 - Comments
Next year, the International Union of Geological Sciences will report on the outcome of one of the biggest scientific debates of our time: whether the Earth has entered a new geological epoch. For the last 10,000 years – a period that has seen the birth and flourishing of human civilisation – we have been living through the Holocene epoch. But there is an emerging consensus that this epoch may now be over, superseded by a new age: the Anthropocene. The age of humans.
John Sauven - 1 May, 2015 - 16:37 - Comments
Elon Musk, South African/Canadian/American/British entrepreneur extraordinaire, founder of PayPal, SolarCity, Tesla Motors, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and SpaceX, shows exactly how capitalism can get on board with stopping climate change. The man isn’t just a wealth creator, he’s a world changer, and he’s not exactly losing money doing it. Apart from on Hyperloop, maybe, but give it time.
G.Thompson - 1 May, 2015 - 16:17 - Comments
There’s something fishy going on. In recent weeks, Boris Johnson, Nick Clegg and Ruth Davison have all been photographed cradling a variety of slimy (yet infinitely charismatic) fish and the media have been scrumming to cover fishing issues. But why? Could it be something to do with the marginal coastal vote and its ability to make or break a political...
Emily Buchanan - 30 April, 2015 - 12:26 - Comments