Explosive, graphic, and seeped in narratives of corporate irresponsibility, the disaster movie 'Deepwater Horizon' hit cinemas in recent weeks. Based on real events, the movie documents the largest manmade environmental disaster in US history: the BP Deepwater Horizon oil-spill. Following an explosion on the rig in April 2010, 800 million litres of oil streamed into the Gulf of Mexico.
What is it with this government and fracking? They seem to be obsessed with drilling; the proven safe and truly renewable wind and solar energies are not for them. They want the earth penetrated by drilling and the injection of high pressure water, laced with a cocktail of nasty chemicals and sand, to frack the hell out of the rocks beneath our beautiful countryside.
Imagine this. The government are reviewing the national guidelines on sugar consumption. You would think that this decision would be made by a group of experienced, intelligent and nonpartisan professionals. Unbeknownst to us, 'industry bodies' and 'corporate sponsors' are ushered into the conversations. Therefore, in amongst the doctors, politicians and health professionals, representatives from Coca Cola, Nestle and Kraft appear.
Researchers say the only way to reduce warming to a safe level is to close many coal, gas and oil extractions earlier than planned.
An immediate ban on tapping new fossil fuel reserves would not stop us from breaking COP21’s 1.5C global warming goal, according
Can we all move to Costa Rica?
Costa Rica is celebrating a green milestone after achieving 113 days relying only on renewable energy. The country is currently
The country produced 106% of its daily requirement.
Scotland was able to provide 106% of its renewable energy requirements for a single day last weekend. High winds in Scotland
State of The Transition, July 2016: Might the fossil fuel industries implode faster than the clean energy industries can grow to replace them?
In a memorable recent statement, some of Germany's top scientists argued that "controlled implosion of fossil industries