Conservation charity the World Land Trust (WLT) has announced it has successfully raised £1m in order to help it protect orangutans and other wildlife species in Borneo – home to some of the Earth's most important but fragile ecosystems. The …
Published on 3 Apr 2013 Noam Chomsky: Can civilisation survive really existing capitalism? UCD Philosophy Society Inaugural Lecture 2013 Full story: http://www.ucd.ie/news/2013/04APR13/0… One of the world’s leading intellectuals and political activists, Professor Noam Chomsky has been awarded the UCD Ulysses Medal, the highest honour that University College Dublin can bestow. The award was inaugurated in 2005, as […]
While the green agenda takes centre stage in national politics in several countries, in India it remains on the fringes. All the three major national parties — Congress, BJP and AAP — have come under flak from environmentalists for their inability to present a clear roadmap in their election manifestos for dealing with burning issues […]
A stark warning by UN scientists of menacing climate change prompted demands Monday for urgent action to curb greenhouse-gas emissions even as a global pact remained elusive. Scientists, politicians, envoys and green groups united in calls for faster, more drastic action to avoid the worst-case scenarios of conflict, drought and massive displacement highlighted in the […]
NEW DELHI: As Delhi prepares to observe Earth Hour, new research shows that most Indian consumers have taken notice of environmental issues and are increasingly bringing this awareness to their shopping habit. Global insights provider GfK questioned 1,000 respondents across the country as part of its wider Global Green Index which seeks to develop a […]
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New Zealand has many natural advantages but it is struggling to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and needs to do something about it, a report says.