60 iconic celebrities have joined the movement of 7 million people worldwide in a resounding global call for Arctic protection.
Stella McCartney, Kate Moss, Hugh Grant, and Tom Hiddlestone are just a few of the high profile figures captured by award-winning photographer Andy Gotts MBE wearing Save the Arctic t-shirts designed by Dame Vivienne Westwood.
You really do need to speak to your father-in-law, George.
Coal and nuclear are dying, and the future of energy lies
in solar. This isn’t a Guardian reader’s fantasy, this is the established trend
in energy markets. This isn’t a declaration of victory over carbon dioxide
either – the trend isn’t fast enough to stop catastrophic climate change, at
least not yet – but it’s useful information for policy makers. Unless you’re
George Osborne, in which case it’s time to plough the nation’s remaining
finances into life support for nuclear and coal whilst standing athwart history
Greenpeace activists climb onto the top of a plane at London Heathrow Airport
This morning the Davies Commission reported back on airport
expansion in the South East of England. To the surprise of absolutely no-one,
Davies recommends a third runway at Heathrow, and then tries to make a case
that this can be delivered within the UK’s legally binding carbon budget.
Inevitably that case is riddled with holes you could fly an airbus through,
which, in a way, is the job it was intended to do.
Bob Dennett, Frack Free Lancashire [centre], celebrates victory against Cuadrilla
After Lancashire County Council unexpectedly rejected Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Preston New Road on Monday, I wanted to hear a bit more of the story from someone at the frontline of this monumental decision. Bob Dennett is a co-founder of Frack Free Lancashire. He told me a bit about the story that led to Monday’s campaign win, and the fight that still lies ahead.
You may have heard that natural gas is needed as a 'bridging fuel' until renewable technologies are fully developed. You may have heard that electric vehicles will be popular once 'range anxiety' is cured amongst the motoring public by extending battery life and reducing charging times.
There's a story on the Guardian website today which has thrown up questions about what happened to the land that we bought some years ago to block plans for a third runway at Heathrow. It claims that the land was sold back to its original owner (which is true, and with good reason) and that we didn't publicise this (which is also true, also with good reason).