Environmentalism

Garbage Collectors: The Forgotten Heroes

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Two days before I left Egypt, I finally had the chance to visit his house in one of Cairo's overcrowded slums. He had two daughters, Farah and Marwa. Both go to a school in Zamalek and had memorised the entire Quran.

Bennett Makes Extraordinary Claim Over Possible Cabinet Position

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Politics

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett made the extraordinary claim on Wednesday that she would turn down the role of Environment Secretary if it were off...

Are LED's About to Take Over the World?

Anna Gillespie | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Tech
Anna Gillespie

The European Commission has also recently announced that it may ban halogen bulbs as early as next year as part of their drive on energy efficiency which means LED's and CFL's (compact fluorescent lamps) are set to become even more widespread.

To Beat Climate Change We Have to Believe We Can Win

Adam Stones | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK
Adam Stones

The leaders of the three largest parties have now jointly stated that climate change is one of the most serious threats facing the world. They agree that it threatens not just the environment but also security, prosperity and poverty eradication.

Because Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Is Worth It.

Danielle Wood | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Wood

In a world where L'Oreal's - Because you're worth it philosophy is constantly rubbed in your face, it's humbling to discover a brand that has responsible sourcing, an environmental conscious and giving back ethos at its core.

A Hajj Greener Than Glastonbury

Shehroze Khan | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK
Shehroze Khan

It is about time that the Saudi government takes a stronger stand towards externalizing the inner spirituality of the Hajj by making it a journey of environmental care, contemplation and benefit.

Changing the Climate and the Future of Green Politics: Part I/3

Marienna Pope-Weidemann | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Politics
Marienna Pope-Weidemann

The impossible is happening. The People's Climate March was a global day of action of historic proportions. Over 30,000 people took to the streets in London. New York City hosted the biggest march climate march ever, with religious and labour leaders coming together with scientists, environmentalists and 400,000 Americans. People protested in 166 countries demanding system change...

The Biggest Climate Movement the World Has Ever Seen Is Underway in America

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

The strength of the US climate movement is its diversity and it's more than just a group of left wing protesters, it's represented in many demographics, and all walks of life and it is precisely those ingredients that makes a movement grow and makes it matter. The good news is that it shows no signs of slowing down - quite the opposite in fact.

The Future of Human/Animal Relations

Daniel Crockett | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK
Daniel Crockett

I wish to narrow the focus, to explore our relationship with animals. I propose a different future: a hypothetical outlook at odds with current reality and direction. So, let us fast forward fifty years.

Nature Connection Will Be the Next Big Human Trend

Daniel Crockett | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Crockett

The greatest fear of disconnection with nature, and the widest response thus far, seems to be for children. At some point, society separates our young people from the natural world, reinforcing a doctrine that has been evolving for hundreds of years.

By 'Feminism', Do You Mean 'Egalitarianism'?

William Martin | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Martin

The feminist debate has been written in so many ways, in so many forms, that it is impossible to fathom. But for all the white, Western, masculine tendons that press this article to life, I would classify myself as a 'feminist'.

Environmentalist George Monbiot Challenges Owen Paterson To A Duel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

Guardian columnist George Monbiot has challenged the former environment secretary Owen Paterson to a duel. Sort of. Paterson was sacked as environm...

US Climate Change Deniers Targeted By Billionaire Environmental Activist

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- For such a scientific country, America has an absurd amount of climate change deniers. How many? Around 23 per cent of the population, acc...

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.

Fracking: As Knowledge Has Spread Opposition Has Grown

Natalie Bennett | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

We've learnt a lot since the prospect of fracking for shale gas first reared its head in the UK. One thing hasn't changed though - fracking remains incompatible with building the kind of green energy future we need to avert the very worst climate change.

Will We Ever Win the Battle Against Climate Change When Fighting It Sounds So Boring? The Story of Climate Gentleman

Matthew Phillips | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK
Matthew Phillips

I am bored to tears with how climate change is being portrayed in the media. We - the public - are routinely subjected to commentary that is abstract, dull and, all too frequently, delivered by sandaled individuals who it would be unthinkable for me to introduce to my parents.

History in the Making - Controversial Animal Rights Campaigner Gary Yourofsky to Speak at the Israeli Knesset

Hannah Gal | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK
Hannah Gal

The politicians have have agreed to meet Yourofsky's demands and history will be made on December the 11th when for thirty minutes, the controversial campaigner will speak to more than 100 Knesset members. He will show his famous slaughterhouse video and the words Holocaust, massacre and murder will be used.

Greenest Government Ever? Now That's What I Call Crap

Natalie Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

One dictionary defines "crap" as vulgar slang for "something of extremely poor quality". That's a fair description for this government's pledge to be "the greenest government ever" - and of its energy policy, or rather failure to match the urgent need to have an energy policy.

British Arctic 30 Greenpeace Activists Released On Bail...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The Arctic 30 has dwindled to the Arctic 14 today, as Russian judges granted bail to more of the Greenpeace activists jailed in St. Petersburg - inclu...

'This Case Is Now A Circus'

PA | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

Greenpeace has described the arrest of activists for protesting against drilling in the Arctic as a "circus" after a court ruling extended the detenti...

LOOK: #Arctic30 Greenpeace Protests Held At Shell Petrol Stations Across The UK

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Greenpeace protesters have gathered at petrol stations across the country to plead for the release of 28 activists and two journalists from a prison i...

Eight Sneezes Equals One Big What?

Xavier Toby | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

So I've been getting a bit of hay fever with the change of seasons, and I hate it. Pretty sure the doctors have the name wrong as well. Like when was the last time you saw a bit of hay? With a fever?

'Common Sense Must Prevail'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A "silent call" for Russia to release a detained British journalist who was imprisoned for covering a Greenpeace protest has been launched in London t...

Taxing Plastic Bags Is a Step in the Right Direction

Dr Rose Mukankomeje | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Rose Mukankomeje

Just because you can't see those plastic bags hiding in the cupboard under the sink, in a bin or buried in a landfill, it doesn't mean the problem has gone away. No matter how developed your economy and society, plastic is a real cause of concern.

'An Assault On The Very Principle Of Peaceful Protest'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

A Briton has been charged with piracy by Russian investigators after taking part in a protest against Arctic oil drilling. Freelance videographer K...