Earth Day

The Earth is Too Big to Fail

Sean D. Illing | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK
Sean D. Illing

History is littered with civilizations that refused to adapt to a changing climate, and collapsed because of it. We're no different. The climate is destabilizing. We're aware of environmental degradation. We know the causes. We know the risks. And yet we continue to dither.

Sea Turtle Performs Most Sinister Photobomb Ever

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK

Raising his scaly head above the waves, this majestic sea turtle ignored the giggling line of swimmers to his left to cast a haughty side glance at th...

What Do Earth Day and Levi's Jeans Have in Common? Water Resource Sustainability and Consumer Responsibility

Rose Taylor | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rose Taylor

April 22nd is Earth Day. Maybe this means a lot to you, perhaps it doesn't. Maybe you want to help the environment but don't know where to start. Well, how about don't wash your jeans. Not on Earth Day, or the next day, or the next week or even the next month.

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day: Go Vegan

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Earth Day has to be about more than just turning off lights. We need to reflect seriously on the impact that our individual choices are having on the planet and its inhabitants and start to make better ones.

Clean Energy in Africa - An Earth Day Picture Story

Ben Good | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK
Ben Good

An increasing number of micro businesses are working to develop the briquette's market - a charcoal substitute which reduces unsustainable consumption of wood. The case for promoting a widespread use of briquettes is a strong one: the current use of charcoal and firewood is contributing to wide-scale deforestation in many developing countries.

Why Lomborg is Wrong

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

Bjørn Lomborg he claimed that green energy technologies are too expensive and energy inefficient, and we should frack more and reduce subsidies for renewable energy. I will try to tackle his points and clarify why I believe he is wrong on almost every single issue.

Why an Earth Day Menu Shouldn't Include Meat

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

This Earth Day, 22 April, many environmentalists will be advocating the three R's - recycling, reusing and reducing. While these actions are important and worthwhile, we would be better off focusing on a different letter: V for vegan.

Modern Environmentalism - 'People Would Rather Believe Than Know'

Ben Acheson | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

When E.O. Wilson said "people would rather believe than know", he perfectly summed up modern environmentalism; the movement which has been radicalised to the extent that its policies are now better described as anti-science, anti-business and even anti-human; not pro-environment.