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Chaos and 'An Economy That Works'

Dr Arlo Brady | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Arlo Brady

I've never been a huge fan of the butterfly effect. The idea that small changes have big effects - like the eponymous fluttering of distant butterfly wings creating the appearance of a hurricane weeks later - can, I have always felt, lead to rather pessimistic thoughts. At its worst, blaming momentous events on a butterfly lets us abrogate our responsibility to tackle big problems with the phrase - "Oh, there's nothing I can do about it".

Royal Ramblings: The Living Legacy of Sting

Danny Stone | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Mark 23 November 2014 in your calendars as the day WWE made history once again and completed a circle that began with the purchase of WCW. During the Survivor Series Pay-Per-View, the iconic Sting made his debut in a WWE ring and solidified himself legendary status as one of the greatest wrestlers to have ever lived.

UNFCCC and Post-2015 Development: More Than the Sum of the Parts

David Nussbaum | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK
David Nussbaum

New York, 25 September 2015. There is no denying the fundamental and inextricable link between climate change and development. The latest Intergovernm...

Earning Our Stripes

Marco Lambertini | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK
Marco Lambertini

Tigers are iconic - perhaps the ultimate icon of the wild. We borrow their image to symbolize power, grace and beauty, yet we invade their habitat and hunt them to extinction. In the early 20th century, there were estimated to be 100,000 tigers in the wild. Today, there are thought to be as few as 3,200 - a catastrophic decline. This hard reality creates the need for business and the conservation community to come together in concerted action.

Fourth Carbon Budget Review: What Is the Government Waiting For?

Nick Molho | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Molho

The government deserves some credit for having provided clarity on the funding available to renewable energy projects out to 2019. But delaying its acceptance of the Fourth Carbon Budget any longer is bad for business, consumers and the UK's energy security alike.

Royal Ramblings: Tribute to a Fallen Warrior

Danny Stone | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you ask any non-wrestling fans about wrestling, the three wrestlers they are most likely to mention are Hulk Hogan, the Undertaker and Ultimate Warrior. The intensity of his character twinned with his brightly coloured face-paint and trunks made him an unforgettable international presence.

Wrestling Great Ultimate Warrior Dies Aged 54 (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Sport

James Hellwig, the former WWE superstar better known as the Ultimate Warrior, has died aged 54. The Yellow Wall Blocks Madrid, But Dortmund Fall Sh...

Climate Change: Apocalypse Now and the Trillion Dollar Challenge

Samantha J Smith | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

You may have seen apocalyptic headlines in the press recently. Headlines warning that climate change will be felt 'on all continents and across the oceans', and that the world faces a 'violent, sicker, poorer future'. Well stay with me, and I'll explain why we might not be facing 'apocalypse now'.

Earth Hour: It's a Pretty Cool Planet We Live On, But It's Just That - One Planet

Dougie Poynter | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dougie Poynter

We all need to do our bit to look after it. It's not always easy being green but there's loads of things we can all do to do our bit. To show my support for the planet this Saturday I'll be heading down to London's Southbank Centre to take part in WWF's annual event Earth Hour.

'The Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Will Sleep Well Tonight'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Environment activists have derided "shocking" plans to deal with climate change proposed by the European Commission, calling them weak and unambitious...

Waterside Walk With Owen Paterson

David Nussbaum | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Politics
David Nussbaum

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.

EBRD Energy Investments Do Right By the Planet

Riccardo Puliti | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK
Riccardo Puliti

We have heard a lot of comment from anti-coal campaigners in the last several months, especially during the public consultation period for the new energy strategy. Their opinion is important to us, as are opinions of all stakeholders. But presenting the EBRD as the last institution that clings to coal and focuses on fossil fuels is incorrect on many levels.

Enough Is Enough: Why WWF Quit the Warsaw Climate Talks

Samantha J Smith | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

On Thursday, an unprecedented and broad group of civil society organizations walked out of the UN climate change talks in Warsaw to protest the shocking lack of progress in the negotiations...

Journey to Uganda

Anna Friel | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Anna Friel

When WWF first suggested I make a film with them to highlight the plight of the mountain gorillas and the local communities in an area targeted for exploration by international oil companies, it had never crossed my mind that my life might end in a tropical rainforest. We landed in Uganda late at night, after an eight-hour flight, and arrived at our hotel feeling a little deflated. We were all tired from the 18-hour journey and there was no food in sight. I had brought my eight-year-old daughter Gracie with me. We cuddled up with Rabbit (her favourite toy) and fell asleep, exhausted, but excited for what the morning would bring.

Whale Watching: Should It Be Allowed

Daniel Kendal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Kendal

The Icelandic industries have been leading the way in ethical whale watching. The good news is that whale-watching is starting to become a more-lucrative industry than its bloodthirsty cousin.

Loss and Damage: A Matter of Hard Money and Social Justice

Samantha J Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

WWF firmly believes that it is time for the deadlock to be broken. What better motivation can the negotiators have than see the loss and damage currently being experienced in the storm-ravaged Philippines?

World's Governments Must Take Action on Climate Change

Samantha J Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Samantha J Smith

The global community simply cannot keep ignoring the desperate, passionate cries of people such as Naderev Saño. Millions around the world are already suffering greatly from the impacts of our fast changing climate and scientists keep telling us that such damage and disruption will only intensify in the years and decades ahead.

In Search of Capitalism 2.0: Time For a Clean Slate?

Michael Townsend | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Michael Townsend

Since the collapse of communism, more than twenty years ago, capitalism has been, more or less, the only show in town. As a system for running our ec...

Climate Action: Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

Nick Molho | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Molho

For the international community to seize this opportunity, key countries around the globe - including the UK - must support a political race to the top, by pro-actively backing strong action to reduce emissions both domestically and internationally.

Illegal Wood Gets the Chop From Europe

Beatrix Richards | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK
Beatrix Richards

Illegally logged wood undermines economies in some of the world's poorest countries, as well as threatening precious rainforests and rare animals, including the orang-utan and gorilla in Indonesia and the Congo Basin. Not to mention the significant contribution that deforestation makes to carbon emissions and climate change.

#Fail? Murdoch Accused Of 'Misunderstanding Science'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

From calling phone hacking victims scumbags to taking on scientologists, Rupert Murdoch isn't afraid to use Twitter to voice his controversial opinion...

Capitalism 2.0: Is There a Better Way?

Michael Townsend | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK
Michael Townsend

"Do not be mistaken. There are many thousands of business leaders and investors at all scales who want to align their actions and their decisions with...

Why Western Governments DO NOT Need to Give More Money for Conservation - The Rise and Rise of New Age Activism

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

How is it that an individual can have more impact on African wildlife law enforcement than high profile nature charities?

Help Name This Baby Giraffe

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

Meet Whipsnade Zoo’s awww-some new arrival – a baby giraffe who’s just one month old and already standing tall at almost six feet. At the mom...

Ned Simons

John Hayes' 'Petulant Outburst' On Wind Farms Attacked By Environmental Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics

Environmental groups have reacted with horror to reports energy minister John Hayes' wants to block the construction of any more wind farms. The To...