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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
A growing digital waste cloud
We are tossing all our information into a big digital haze known as cloud computing — an ever-scalable collection of energy sucking data centres and server farms.
Journey of a printer cartridge
A Japanese printer cartridge recycling initiative is an example of good corporate cooperation - an essential ingredient for a green revolution.
E-waste: not your normal trash
Increasingly large amounts of electrical and electronic waste are raising questions about resource efficiency and concerns about the dangers to humans and the environment.
Bolivia’s fight for survival can help save democracy too
Naomi Klein argues that the people's summit in Bolivia to tackle climate change is a radical response to the Copenhagen club's failure
Earth Day 40th Year Special: Give earth a chance, again
Despite some progress since the first Earth Day, the West’s environmental problems have been outsourced.
Scientists cleared of malpractice in hacked e-mails
University of East Anglia climate researchers are "dedicated if slightly disorganised", but basic science was fair, an inquiry finds.
Requiem for a species
In his latest book, Requiem for a Species, ethicist Clive Hamilton examines why we resist the truth about the full implications of climate change.
Don’t hound the climate scientists
IPCC chief Rajendra Pachauri re-asserts that evidence of climate change is undeniable, despite recent scientific inaccuracies.
Resilient Bangladesh: Songs for a changing world
In this final part of the Bangladesh series, we see how children are learning about adapting to changes in their environment.
Resilient Bangladesh: Mapping local solutions
This second video of the series shows how the people of Bangladesh are tackling local problems like less predictable rainfall.
Resilient Bangladesh: Fishermen cope with rough seas
This video brief, the first in a 3-part series showcasing Bangladeshi resilience in coping with climate change, looks at a fisherman's struggle.
Scrap and trade: scavenging myths
Scavenging from the waste stream not only reduces poverty among trash pickers, but brings myriad economic and environmental benefits.
Putting nanotech to green use?
After a glimpse of eco-friendly uses of nanotechnology at a recent exhibit in Tokyo, we still have questions.
How things work: Carbon trading
The debate around the merits of cap and trade has become intense of late, particularly in the United State
Post COP15 industrial policy
National industrial policies need to be reassessed in light of the financial crisis and ongoing negotiations for a global agreement on reducing emissions.
Obama gives green light to nuclear reactors
The US president announces $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for construction of the country’s first nuclear reactors in 30 years.
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