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The carbon footprint created by imports, Energy

The carbon footprint created by imports

Over the past couple of decades successive governments have made plenty of noise about Britain’s falling CO2 emissions. But while such claims are technically true, they overlook a key component of the country’s actual carbon footprint – those emissions generated in the production of the goods and services we import.

By | Energy | Monday, 29 April 2013 at 5:00 am

How Clean is Your Air?, Health

How Clean is Your Air?

What I do find quite strange and frustrating is the lack of public information about the quality of air.

By | Health, Notebook | Monday, 21 January 2013 at 2:13 pm

Reduce and reuse – have we come full cycle?, Notebook

Reduce and reuse – have we come full cycle?

London residents alone throw away 20 million tonnes of waste each year according to the London Community Resource Network, which estimates that recycling or reusing these resources could stop 150 million tonnes of annual carbon emissions.

By | Notebook, Opinion, Science & Technology | Friday, 15 June 2012 at 4:00 am

Like Thatcher before them, leaders must understand their moral duty towards the environment, Notebook

Like Thatcher before them, leaders must understand their moral duty towards the environment

The full horror of hitting 50 hit me personally this year as I ‘celebrated’ my birthday a couple of weeks ago. I realised that half my life has been spent in the Green Movement.

By | Notebook, Opinion, Science & Technology | Thursday, 14 June 2012 at 3:00 am

Online House Hunter: Be read and green, Property

Online House Hunter: Be read and green

Don’t ignore your new home’s Energy Performance Certificate – it could guide you about future costs needed on your home

By | Property | Monday, 7 March 2011 at 7:00 am

Politics in a warming world, Notebook

Politics in a warming world

On the day of the Political Studies Association’s Annual Awards and to mark the 60th anniversary of the Association, two leading academics write exclusively for Independent Blogs about how climate change is the biggest political challenge that we face.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 30 November 2010 at 6:00 am

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