Category - Climate Change

Who are the Arctic 30?

Who are the Arctic 30? The Guardian profiles the 30 men and women from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise who have been held under arrest by Russian authorities since the group’s attempted protest on a Russian oil rig on September 18. The...

International Day for the Preservation of...

Did you know that today is the 20th International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer? Until a few days ago, I didn’t either. Neither do most of the world’s English-language media outlets. As of noon CEST, less than a dozen...

Andes’ Tropical Glaciers Going Fast

Another reason to visit as many Andean glaciers as possible. From ‘Andes’ Tropical Glaciers Going Fast’ in Climate Central: The glaciers of the tropical Andes have shrunk by between 30 and 50 percent in 30 years and many will...

Near Carteret, France, facing south west. 13-Apr-2012

Ocean’s Nine

Look at an ocean and some will see a barrier separating them from the vastness of the world. Others will gaze at a symbol of liberation, of the vastness of possibility. Some just see them as dumps. I’ve always preferred the second...

A low impact home for under €3600

From what little I know about building permits and construction codes in Slovenia, something like this would almost certainly be a non-starter here. Anyone know for sure? This is my kind of place. A fascinating project by Welshman Simon Dale...