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How-to guide for environmental refugees
Dubbed the world's first “environmental refugees”, Carteret Islanders document their relocation plan to aid other climate change victims.
“Plenty of fish in the sea”
Ninety percent of the oceans' big fish are already gone and if commercial fishing trends continue, there will no longer be "plenty of fish in the sea".
Flipside of banking
Ethical banking considers the impacts of banking operations and is not just about delivering attractive profit margins.
Japan, waking up to peak oil?
Japan’s economy is vulnerable to peak oil due to its high dependence on fossil fuels. But is the government moving fast enough?
Roots that bind
After volunteering with Guatemalan farmers, Adam Darragh believes bottom-up approaches to development and deforestation can succeed.
Sucking dry an African giant
The size and vibrancy of Lake Chad has diminished significantly thanks to climatic changes and poor human management.
Plugging into wind
Many governments are setting higher wind energy targets but is wind power really that hot, or just a gimmick?
Sad demise of the paper coffee cup
The bean counters at the World Wildlife Fund found that it takes more than 200 litres of water just to produce one cup of latte coffee.
Squeezing the issues
Climate change, access to water, reliance on oil and poor ecosystem health may provoke a storm of consequences, warns The Great Squeeze documentary.
From naïve to Evian
The “bottle-isation” of world water presents serious environmental and ethical challenges that transcend national boundaries.
Greening a giant: Shrinking the footprint of Japan’s building sector
Building sector emissions are now 39% higher than in 1990, so Japan has the issue in its CO2-cutting sights.
Eco-innovation is likely to be an important driver for economic development across the globe as we respond to today's challenges.
Outcome from the Toyako Summit
It appears that substantively not much was achieved at the G8 Toyako Summit, especially in relation to climate change.
Follow the leaders in Hokkaido, Japan
Discussion at this week's G8 Toyako Summit should focus on the need for a long-term target for CO2 emission reduction.
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