Do you want a new airport?
I do not need it, Louise Ellman.
Would you like it here or there?
I would not like it here or there.
I would not like it anywhere.
I do not need a new airport.
I do not need it, Louise Ellman, chair of the Transport select committee, Boris Johnson, Howard Davies, Iain Martin and all the others.
I went away for only the long Easter weekend, but there is a lot to catch up on.
Mike McCarthy’s article in which he took his leave of 15 years as The Independent’s environment editor on Saturday was a lovely example of the apocalyptic eco-elegiac tradition.
If, over the past decade and a half, you have closely [...]
This week, you may or may not be aware, is Climate Week – an annual event which seeks to raise awareness of big environmental issues and to inspire a new wave of action from the British public to help create a sustainable future.
Harsh. Really I should like Avaaz, the online petition forum which uses international people-power to lobby for defenceless minorities on a global scale.
As the ash tree controversy continues, writer Paul Kingsnorth talks about the final death of the old gods of England
A growing number of people are helping preserve the Welsh countryside by becoming small woodland owners. Steve Watkins found a boyhood dream of owning a wood more challenging than expected along with some surprising discoveries about the Great Outdoors.
Every paper we open, United Nations report that we read or scientific study that is carried out points us to the same conclusion – we are damaging our environment and the effects are being felt, not just through our climate, but also increasingly in our economies.
Boris Johnson had some fun on the Today programme this morning, saying that the third runway at Heathrow “simply will not happen”. He is right about that. As indeed was this commentator in December 2008.
But the reason why it will not happen is not well understood. The green case is strong. If we are serious [...]
Given the competitive nature of the TV industry it’s perhaps hard to imagine our biggest broadcasters and independent production companies coming together to discuss how they can work together on a project that might just change the entire industry. But for the past year, eleven of some of the biggest companies in the industry have been meeting once a month to do just that – all in the name of saving the planet.
“Have we left it too late to save our seas?” ran the headline above Frank Pope’s article in last Thursday’s Times. The newspaper’s Ocean Correspondent and occasional TV presenter issued a stark warning that unless action is taken to protect coral reefs and similar ecosystems around the world, then in the not too distant future the seas “will be dominated by jellyfish and slime”.
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