Environment

Geldof, Gaz and Leccy kick off national smart meter campaign

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/07/09 - 4:58am

Sir Bob Geldof launches new nationwide publicity campaign to promote the benefits of smart meter rollout, reports BusinessGreen

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

US drought to deplete Lake Mead to levels not seen since 1930s

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/07/09 - 4:48am

Vast lake's water level expected to plunge to levels that predate the construction of the Hoover Dam

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

China and US sign deals on climate change

Guardian Environment News - Wed, 2014/07/09 - 2:12am

Sharing of information on clean coal power technology among eight pacts between world's two biggest emitters

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Climate change 'hysteria' like a sci-fi movie, Coalition MP tells fellow sceptics

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 11:47pm

George Christensen uses Waterworld and Star Trek slides to illustrate his point at a gathering in Las Vegas

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Whaling rears its head briefly to unsettle Tony Abbott and Shinzo Abe

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 10:34pm

Abbott says Australias friendship with Japan is 'far, far bigger than our disagreement on one particular subject'

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Three-quarters of UK flood defences inadequately maintained

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 10:00pm

Governments climate advisers warn budget cuts are putting homes at risk and storing up problems for the future

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Japan to resume 'research' whaling in 2015 video

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 6:55pm
Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, says his country will abide by the decision passed down by the international court of justice and adds that differences on whaling between Australia and Japan should not impact on 'favourable bilateral relationships'. Abe also says Japan will resume whaling for 'research' purposes but that the country is a 'good international citizen' and will adhere to the ICJ ruling. Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Abbott's climate stance is 'reckless' and 'deeply shaming', senior UK Tory says

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 6:06pm

Lord Deben says conservative governments around the world are taking action on climate change and Australia's repeal of carbon tax is a 'deeply retrograde step'

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Plants Know The Rhythm Of The Caterpillar's Creep

NPR News - Environment - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 1:12pm

According to new research, plants can hear the sounds of insects chewing. A University of Missouri study reports that plants can recognize the sound of a predator using the vibrations of their leaves.

» E-Mail This

Categories: Environment

Prince Charles returns to Somerset Levels to see flood relief efforts

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 1:10pm
Six months on, residents call on Environment Agency and government for long-term flood protection plans Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

That obscure orchid of desire

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 12:59pm
Wenlock Edge: This orchid is supposed to look like a bee but is far weirder than anything buzzing about the meadow Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

UN issued with roadmap on how to avoid climate catastrophe

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 8:21am
Report is the first of its kind to prescribe concrete actions that the biggest 15 economies must take to keep warming below 2C Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

How the crocodile and gibbon epitomise an ongoing Indian conflict

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 7:44am

Conservation biologist Bahar Dutt's book Green Wars explores the tension between development and the environment

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Arctic warming upsetting birds' breeding calendar, study warns

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 7:13am

2,500 nests in Alaska show that nesting is taking place up to seven days earlier, reports Climate News Network

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Yorkshire carbon capture power plant gets EU funding

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 4:47am
New power plant at Drax, whose carbon emissions will be trapped in the North Sea, will produce enough energy to fuel 630,000 homes Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

London embraced 'Le Tour' but its bigger cycling challenges remain

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 3:26am

Dave Hill: The arrival of the Tour de France in London may have helped the capital project a cycling-friendly image but overall road strategy needs a change in direction

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Flooding: documents reveal UK governments spin on protection cuts

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 2:27am
Leaked draft communications strategy includes comments from the Environment Agency challenging funding claims Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Whale rescue at Byron Bay complete success as humpback swims free

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 2:24am

The juvenile humpback, entangled in rope and dragging a buoy, moved up the coast but then returned to Cape Byron

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

Federal MP lets loose on carbon tax backer

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 1:42am

Andrew Laming riles conservation foundation with his response to email calling for climate change action

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment

'Research' whaling by Japan to resume as Tony Abbott voices opposition

Guardian Environment News - Tue, 2014/07/08 - 1:11am

Shinzo Abe says whaling for science will resume in 2015, but insists Japan is a 'good international citizen'

Continue reading...
Categories: Environment
Syndicate content