Gas company Pluspetrol admits it will cause 'fear' and possibly 'stress' and a 'sensation of invasion' among indigenous peoples in the Peruvian Amazon who have little or no contact with outsiders.
Yes, we need to talk about jobs and growth and inequality, but businesses can't afford to ignore climate change any longer. Business holds many of the technologies and solutions that can create the transformation the world needs. And the business case to do so is strong. Business must now scale up the implementation of these solutions.
An independent YouGov poll, released by environmental behaviour change charity Global Action Plan, shows that schools are not providing young people with the skills to secure employment in the fast growing 'green economy'...
A number of issues have been blamed for poor take-up of the Green Deal, from early IT glitches and inadequate marketing to overly-complex administration. But it is the relatively high interest rates on Green Deal loans - around 8 per cent - that have most commonly been cited for deterring consumers from signing on the dotted line.
With the extreme winter weather and ongoing flooding events continuing to dominate media schedules across the UK, measures must now be taken to minimise and prevent such scenes of devastation occurring in the future...
Efforts in the United States to introduce federal legislation on climate change have been given greater urgency by news that the shale gas 'miracle', which delivered both lower electricity prices and reduced emissions of carbon dioxide, has stalled.
If you think the National debate about the debt crisis has been vitriolic, then just wait until we reach the population tipping point. It will make the brouhaha surrounding George Osborne's strategy look like a quarrel at a kids party. But, if we really care about our legacy for the next generation, it's a debate that needs to happen.
If you've visited the City, Southbank or Southwark in the last couple of months, the odds are you've passed by - or under - Clet's work. The Florence-based French artist has doctored a number of traffic signs in the capital by adding a serious of mischievous figures...
On Friday 3rd January 2014, Britain prepared for severe flooding caused by strong winds. It's the third extreme storm that the UK has faced in less than a month. Last year at this time, the UK was battling freezing temperatures. Both weather events are extreme and abnormal.
Today is the day that we fight this curse or rather lack of motivation and make resolutions that matter, resolutions that are for change, resolutions that give back!
As a nation we're all becoming increasingly aware of the importance of making sure we buy organic and Fairtrade, and nowhere more so than in London, but we still have a way to go before this becomes the norm.
Nine years ago today the world was left stunned as the most deadly natural disaster ever recorded devastated the Indian Ocean region.
Whilst still a little way off, these technologies are already becoming a reality: challenging the prevailing perception that an environmentally friendly lifestyle can't go hand in hand with comfort and convenience.
"Grow your economy. And become poorer!" Not a very inspiring message. It doesn't even sound coherent. But however stupid it might sound, that is what is still happening in many developing countries. And if you don't believe that it is possible to grow your GDP at the same time as seeing a decline in your national wealth then consider the following...
Look beneath the surface and our rivers need help. Latest government figures show that just one fifth of our rivers are in a healthy ecological state. Over half of freshwater and wetland species are in decline and one in ten is on national red lists.
As Lord Deben, Chairman of the UK Committee on Climate Change, warned this week, the need to decarbonise is greater than ever.