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Our Moral Duty To Prepare Children For Climate Change

Zion Lights | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK
Zion Lights

My sister was right - it is too late to prevent what's coming - but it's never too late to face change head-on, and to lend a hand where it's sorely needed. Indeed, we created this mess, and we have a moral obligation to help clean it up.

A Nation Of Happy, Green Energy-Producing, Eco-Warriors

Baroness Jones | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Politics
Baroness Jones

I will happily work with those Conservatives who can help edge Government policy in a truly green direction, but only a Green government will deliver fast and positive changes to create a nation of green energy producing, eco -warriors.

Europe’s Game-Changers In The World Of Cool Green Tech

Phillip Othen | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Tech

Green businesses are booming and it’s not difficult to see why. Not only are governments offering tempting incentives, but consumers are increasingl...

People's Sustainable Fashion Choices Are Massively Helping The Environment

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Style

People are taking much better care of their clothing than three years ago and it’s helping the environment, according to a new report. Households a...

Enough Is Enough: We Need Fresh Solutions To Stop Terrorism

Baroness Jones | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics
Baroness Jones

Let's learn a few lessons from the mistakes of recent years. Let's value community policing and the police staff who do the vital backroom work. Let's focus the existing resources of our security services on chasing terrorists, rather than harassing environmental campaigners and Green politicians. Let us look at how our foreign policy connects with our domestic security.

Four Campaigns To Change Our Environment

Bruce Bratley | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK
Bruce Bratley

The last few months have seen some interesting campaigns kick off advocating a future of sustainability. In these times of change these policies are important to help the UK pave the way towards being a leader in environmental issues post-Brexit.

Four Simple Ways To Live More Ethically

Besma Whayeb | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Besma Whayeb

So, you're interested in living more ethically. In a world full of media distrust, political scandals and alternative facts, it's no surprise really. I'm feeling the same - I want to know where my food comes from, who made my clothes, and treat people - and the planet - in a respectful way.

This Time-Lapse Video Shows Cells Dividing Into A Tadpole, Without Using CGI

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Tech

It is fair to say that in a world where computers are able to turn almost anything into reality, we have become a little spoiled by the possibilities ...

H&M's Latest Conscious Collection Is Their Best Yet For Sustainable Fashion

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Style

H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive collection proves that fashion may fade, but sustainable style is here to stay. Made for special occasions in mind,...

France Unveils The World's First Solar Panel Road

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Tech

France has unveiled what it’s calling the world’s first solar panel road. The 1km stretch of road can be found in the Normandy village of Tourouvr...

Scientists Predict Dire News For Polar Bears

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Tech

Rapidly melting Arctic sea ice is endangering the polar bear population, new research shows. It is set to fall by nearly a third over the next four de...

From Punk Rock Fashion to Activist: An Evening With Vivienne Westwood

Afton McKeith | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

I'm a normal teenager, but I do go to star-studded events. On Friday night, I attended a wonderful evening with the world-renowned punk/rock fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood, with my mum Gillian McKeith and my sister Skylar. This evening left quite an impression on me.

Penguin Populations Could Decrease Up To 60% Before The Year 2099

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered that climate change in the Antarctic is having a devastating impact on future Adélie penguin populations. According to cur...

Germany 'Needs To Ban' All Petrol-Powered Cars By 2030 To Reach Emissions Target

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Germany could be about to become one of the first European countries to set a date by which to ban all petrol-powered cars. The European nation has ma...

Students Fight for Veggie and Vegan Options at University

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

2016 is the biggest ever year for vegans, with brands such as Quorn releasing egg-free products, Guinness planning to create a vegan beer, and Ben & Jerry's announcing dairy-free ice creams. Universities are generally known as places that advocate this sort of forward thinking and embrace positive change. Why then do so many British universities seem so behind on providing vegetarian and vegan options in their student unions?

Sadiq Khan, Don't Forget About London's Growing Sustainability Issues

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Politics
Anders Lorenzen

Tomorrow (Thursday) Londoners will go to the polls and elect the UK's capital next mayor. And earlier this week I wrote about an encouraging new report, by the think tank Institute for Public Policy and Research (IPPR). The report outlined how London could establish itself as a global green city.

Women Need Tax Justice More Than Once a Month

Molly Scott Cato | Posted 08.04.2017 | UK Politics
Molly Scott Cato

Osborne must realise that genuine tax justice for women is not a once-a-month occurrence. It must cut across all tax and spend policies, universally, and help rather than hinder the fight for gender equality.

Is Sharing Your Stuff Scary or Savvy?

Zoe Morrison | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Morrison

How do you feel about sharing your stuff? Do you break out in a cold sweat at the thought of a stranger driving your car, using your bathroom or borrowing your guitar? Would it make a difference if they were using it in exchange for cash?

Peeled Avocado Halves Are The Convenience Food You Never Needed

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Our eagerness to devour all the avocados in sight has gotten so strong that we don't even have time to peel, halve and de-stone them anymore. At least...

The Fashionable Student: How to Do Eco Fashion on a Budget

Natalie Turco-Williams | Posted 12.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Natalie Turco-Williams

As Kermit the Frog once said 'it's not easy being green' and this is especially true when it comes to fashion. We always assume going green involves wearing a hemp sack and not washing your hair for weeks on end but this just isn't true.

Advancing Sustainability Through Innovation: A Major Business Opportunity

Peter Bakker | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK
Peter Bakker

2015 was a historic year for sustainable development. It saw two long processes culminate in success as world leaders adopted the Sustainable Developm...

After COP21: Achieving a Zero Carbon Economy

Polly Courtice | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK
Polly Courtice

Our world leaders have agreed a surprisingly ambitious deal in Paris to tackle the challenge posed by climate change. But in our efforts to manage our expectations do we risk finding ourselves slightly under-prepared for the response that is now required?

So Have Yourself an Eco-Friendly Christmas Now...

Sarah Kelleway | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Kelleway

It's great to give and receive cards at Christmas, but all the card and paper that gets generated is not great for the environment. Luckily, there are a few ways to keep your seasonal greetings green!

COP21: Why I Cycled From Bristol to Paris

Charley Pattison | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Politics
Charley Pattison

Is that? Is that really? It is. It's an ostrich. A flat light fighting through the drizzle at the top of a one kilometre climb and only the sound of ...

Where There's a Will There's a Way

Molly Scott Cato | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Politics
Molly Scott Cato

Imagine you needed to solve the greatest problem facing humanity; a problem that was universally acknowledged and whose solution was an urgent necessity. Most of us would do anything to save a person we love. Surely we would also spend any amount of money, mortgage our futures even, to save the planet, our life-support system, from catastrophic climate change? But with such commitment and devotion comes vulnerability. This is particularly so when it comes to the issue of climate finance.