Posted by John Sauven — 16 December 2014 at 1:33pm
Words are not enough. I know that. But I want to start by saying how deeply disappointed and sorry I am for the activity undertaken in the name of Greenpeace at the Nazca lines in Peru last week during the climate talks.
Posted by Ellen Booth — 11 December 2014 at 11:00am
Lima, Peru, - Greenpeace releases the following apology about the Nazca Lines protest on 8 December:
Without reservation Greenpeace apologises to the people of Peru for the offence caused by our recent activity laying a message of hope at the site of the historic Nazca Lines. We are deeply sorry for this.
We fully understand that this looks bad. Rather than relay an urgent message of hope and possibility to the leaders gathering at the Lima UN climate talks, we came across as careless and crass.
Shell and its allies cannot be trusted to drill in the Arctic. Their reputation took another hammering last night when Noble Drilling, Shell’s sub-contractor, plead guilty to a staggering eight felony charges relating to environmental and safety violations on board the vessels Noble Discoverer and Kulluk (which it operated on behalf of Shell) in the Alaskan Arctic in 2012. Noble will pay a $12.2m fine, has been placed on probation for four years and must upgrade all of its plans to meet safety and environmental protection requirements.
CO2 emissions from travelling by train are lower than air travel
This is a guest blog by Jamie Andrews of loco2.com.
This Thursday I will board what may be the last ever night train from Berlin to Paris. After a long history of direct trains between these two iconic capitals stretching back to 1896, the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has announced the end of the service.
Fishermen paddle out towards open waters in Pemba, Quirimbas, northern Mozambique
Fisherfolk communites around the world celebrate World Fisheries Day
today highlighting the importance of sustainable management of fisheries and
raising awareness about overfishing and habitat destruction.
“The day the sun rose twice”. That's how 1 March 1954 was recorded in the history of Rongelap, a tiny atoll in the Pacific Ocean, part of the Marshall Islands. Early that morning, shortly after the sun rose in the east, a second sun appeared in the west. A bright, blinding glow engulfed the Island.