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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Climate change scepticism is an age-old problem
The divisions we see around climate change are nothing new. Indeed they resemble the divergent views on population growth in the days of Thomas Malthus.
Long emergency on Planet Eaarth
James Howard Knustler and Bill McKibben explore how we are in the middle of a long emergency on a tougher planet.
Bicycles: a love story
People ride bicycles for many different reasons, resulting in financial, health, environmental and social benefits to individuals and broader society.
How things work: Environmental satellites
Satellites don't only link the world with phone and television signals, they are also crucial to monitoring the Earth's environment.
What will climate change mean for human security?
There is yet little empirical evidence that climate change will drive armed conflict but its implications for human and international security are several.
Awarding young scientists’ work in sustainable development
The 2010 ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development for young researchers in the Asia-Pacific region, has been announced.
Uncovering the carbon footprint of everything
How Bad are Bananas is a carbon emissions calculating guide to finally help us with our lifestyle choices.
Sweden’s gold medal winning eco-town
Eco-towns like Stockholm's Hammarby are leading the way in saving carbon and remaking urban civilisation
Solar: A climate and energy novel
Ian McEwan’s latest novel, Solar, is a tale of one man’s greed and self-deception in the world of climate and energy science.
The triple crisis – finance, food and climate change
The Triple Crisis of finance, food and climate change has serious implications for poverty, inequality and human development.
Debate 2.0: How can social media save the planet?
Our World 2.0 will share your views on how social media can save the planet with participants at the 2010 Global Media Forum in Bonn.
Europe’s roadmap to a renewable energy future
A new study analyses how the European Union can achieve a low-carbon economy without compromising growth and security.
Harnessing cuteness to cut plastic bag use
Charles Ward has found a way to tap into the ecological hearts and minds of the Japanese.
Germany’s great green transformation
Renewable energy, eco-cities, and green parties in power. We take a look at Germany's green credentials.
Japan should jump over its Kyoto climate target
If Japan is to reach its commitment to reduce emissions by 25% by 2020, it will have to leapfrog its Kyoto climate target.
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.
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