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.
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.
From calling phone hacking victims scumbags to taking on scientologists, Rupert Murdoch isn't afraid to use Twitter to voice
"Do not be mistaken. There are many thousands of business leaders and investors at all scales who want to align their actions
Why Western Governments DO NOT Need to Give More Money for Conservation - The Rise and Rise of New Age Activism
How is it that an individual can have more impact on African wildlife law enforcement than high profile nature charities?
Meet Whipsnade Zoo’s awww-some new arrival – a baby giraffe who’s just one month old and already standing tall at almost
Environmental groups have reacted with horror to reports energy minister John Hayes' wants to block the construction of any
Over the past 18 months, renewable energy has often been the subject of regular attacks in the media, on often shaky grounds, arguing that renewables are and will always be too expensive, they don't work and people don't like renewable energy anyway.
Conservationists have identified 100 of the most threatened animals, plants and fungi on the planet. The list has been drawn
For folks who haven't been following this conversation, geo-engineering is an umbrella term for a wide range of approaches to reversing some of the impacts of climate change, usually involving some kind of pro-active scientific intervention or manipulation of the environment.
In the three decades since records began in 1979, the area covered by ice in early September - the 'sea ice minimum' - has been decreasing, shrinking by around 13% per decade. To date, the record sea ice minimum was in 2007. That is, until last weekend.
Today WWF and BioRegional have published their report on the progress of the London 2012 Games in meeting its sustainability objectives. It has taken a huge collective effort to put these Games on track to be the most sustainable to date - from the organisers, to campaign groups like these, and to an assurance body like ours which is tasked with being the bastion of impartiality and good evidence.
The air is acrid and the flames are scorching the grass around this huge bonfire. I am in Gabon, central Africa, watching tonnes of elephant ivory go up in smoke. There are 1,293 elephant tusks and a huge amount of confiscated ivory that has been carved into a myriad of products fuelling the fire.
With Rio+20 on the immediate horizon, and a focus on water, energy and food, water will be an issue that world and business leaders are likely to find absorbed into their agendas - and rightly so.
Humans will need two Earths to support our lifestyles by 2030 because we are draining the world’s resources so quickly, a
I've written previously about 'green' non-governmental organisations and their penchant for protectionism. But as the European Environmental Paper Network met over the past few days in Portugal (my invite must have been lost in the post), I thought I'd bring to you a video worth watching and sharing.
For those with an apocalyptic imagination and a tabloid subscription, the future of drought-stricken Britain seems increasingly
Following George Osborne's third Budget, The Huffington Post bloggers have been giving their expert opinions on what the
Today's Budget will prompt much debate in the weeks ahead about misplaced priorities, missed opportunities and the larger question of whose interests this Budget really serves. But from my perspective, the Chancellor has failed to put the green economy where it should be - firmly at the centre of a plan for growth.