Global Warming

Changing the Climate and the Future of Green Politics: Part 2/3

Marienna Pope-Weidemann | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Politics
Marienna Pope-Weidemann

Capitalism is different from what came before. No previous society has accumulated and concentrated wealth on a comparable scale. The ecological crisis is a symptom, the most deadly symptom, of a social crisis in human beings' relationship to our environment. It makes more sense to talk of capitalist, rather than anthropogenic climate change.

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

Marienna Pope-Weidemann | Posted 10.10.2014 | 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...

How This Chilling Video Ended A £70m Partnership

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

Following an emotional campaign that pulled heartstrings worldwide, the much-loved toy company Lego has bowed to public demands and axed its long-stan...

35,000 Walrus Cluster On Alaskan Beach As Global Warming Melts Their Ice

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

When walruses get together, you’re going to know about it. Particularly if there are 35,000 of them, jostling for space on a beach in northwest ...

Naomi Klein: Capitalism vs The Climate

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

Klein's fundamental argument is simple: in order to prevent global warming, we need an ideological shift away from neo-liberalism towards a fairer, greener and more egalitarian form of society

The Yoga of Optimized Desire Can Save Earth From its End

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

When a consumerist turns away from the shelves of supermarket, with just about how much he/she needs, and does not fall prey to hoarding, the chain collapses to a moderate one. This way, nature won't see an enemy in man. And, that will be the path to earth's redemption.

Facts and Fictions About New Climate Change Report

Bob Ward | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

The New Climate Economy Report has been endorsed by a wide range of politicians, businesspeople and commentators since it was published on 16 September, but a few 'usual suspects' have popped up in the media to make predictably weak and flawed attacks on its findings...

Cameron Demands 'New, Ambitious Global Deal' To Restrict Climate Change

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK

Prime Minister David Cameron has called for the international community to come together behind a "new, ambitious global deal" to restrict global warm...

How Can Countries Make Progress on Global Climate Policy?

Michael Bechtel | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK
Michael Bechtel

Tomorrow's UN climate summit in New York brings together policymakers from around the globe to facilitate reaching agreement on an effective climate deal in 2015. Given the frequent warnings from international scientists about the dangers of global warming and the role of human activity as well as months marked by several destructive extreme weather events, it seems important to ask just what will it take for countries to reach agreement on a climate treaty.

This Is What A Global Call For Action Against Climate Change Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK

Tens of thousands of people marched through London today to demand urgent action on climate change, as events took place around the world ahead of a U...

The Results Of This Poll Are A 'Huge Embarrassment' For The PM

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

In a "huge embarrassment" for the Prime Minister, the vast majority of Tory MPs don't think manmade climate change is a real issue, a shocking new pol...

Eat Less Meat To Reduce Global Warming And World Hunger, Say Experts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Burgers, smoke houses and steak joints may be very en trend in foodie circles at the moment, but meat has long been seen as an essential part of our d...

Green IT - Time to Turn Over a New Leaf

Roger Keenan | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

We are faced with a double-edged sword as the more we develop, the more energy we need and the more pollution is produced... the IT industry has a role to play in maximising the efficiency of energy use and making sure we do everything we can to fight back against climate change.

Green Hypocrisy at Northcliffe House

Bob Ward | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

This once again exposes the breath-taking hypocrisy of The Mail on Sunday, which tries to convince its readers that threats to the environment are exaggerated, while its parent company is busy trying to persuade investors that it is a sustainable business.

On Jellyfish and Listening to the Futures

Green Futures | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK
Green Futures

As atmospheric carbon levels reach seemingly implacable heights, the degree to which sustainable solutions must be implemented follows suit. And yet, little headway has been made on this critical issue, at least according to recent forecasts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which released its Fifth Assessment Report earlier this year.

Greenpeace Have Made The Most Upsetting Lego Film Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech

Greenpeace has made a shocking/touching/impactful/sad video about Lego's partnership with Shell and it's fair to say that it pretty much squashes any ...

The Trouble With Climate Change Denial

Bob Ward | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

The pamphlet provides stunning proof that the arguments put forward by Lord Lawson and other climate change 'sceptics' require not just a dogmatic rejection of the expert views of climate scientists, but also a denigration of their professional competence and integrity. That is the trouble with climate change denial.

Republican Politician Claims Climate Change Is 'Greatest Deception In History Of Mankind'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- As Neil Armstrong pointed out, “people love conspiracy theories”, with a section of the citizenry of the United States (arguably) more...

Climate Change Report Details HUGE Economic Costs To US Business Over Next 25 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Climate change deniers in the US – those that dismiss global warming a hoax or argue that any increase in temperature is part of the ear...

Environmentalists Welcome UK Deal With China To Build Consensus On Climate Change

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

Environmentalists welcomed agreement between the UK and China to work together to build consensus on international action to deal with climate change ...

The Arctic Will Be Ice-Free By 2050

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

Whether or not you believe in the proven science that is global warming there are some pretty inconvenient truths that people will have to start accep...

Climate Change Is Disturbing The Graves Of Buried Second World War Soldiers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

The remains of at least 26 Japanese soldiers from World War II have been washed away on the Marshall Islands due to rising sea levels in the Pacific O...

Texas Pastor Matthew Hagee Ends Global Warming Debate (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- The debate about global warming is over. A Texas pastor has come up with a watertight theory that will shame the swathe of scientists that...

New Insurance Scheme Boosts Africa's Battle Against Climate Change

Bob Ward | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Bob Ward

Africa's struggle to cope with the impacts of climate change has received a major boost this month with the very first policies to insure governments against food insecurity caused by droughts.

Scientists Accused Of Turning Into 'Activists' Over Global Warming

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK

Scientists have been accused of confusing their role as impartial observers with green activism after a paper challenging predictions about the speed ...