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20/3/2014
A new report released by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and a team of scientists at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center led by applied mathematician Safa Motesharrei says that the world is coming to an end. While they preach a ...   
10/5/2013
The Plight of the Honeybee | Photo, National Geographic
Bees are back in the news this spring, if not back in fields pollinating this summer's crops. The European Union (EU) has announced that it will ban, for two years, the use of neonicotinoids, the much-maligned pesticide group often fingered in ...   
29/10/2012
Their home has been destroyed by bulldozers to make way for an oil palm plantation. Seven Sumatran orangutans, including three mother and baby pairs, were saved from the tiny patch of forest that was being bulldozed by a company which is ...   
24/3/2011
NUCLEARThe world holds its breath as Japan’s damaged nuclear reactors continue to spew radiation. In the worst case, a cloud of radioactive material could be blown inland, endangering millions. The crisis has forced a reexamination of ...   
25/1/2011
Oil palm plantations in Sabah, Malaysia. The palm oil industry maintains its product is "greening the planet" but the reality is more complex. The commercial shows a typical office setting. A worker sits drearily at a desk, shredding ...   
2/10/2009
Rocketing food prices and hundreds of millions more starving people will be part of humanity's grim future without concerted action on climate change and new investments in agriculture, experts reported this week. The current devastating ...   
4/3/2009
Is there any trade crazier than the liquid biofuel business? Apart from a handful of cars and vans running on used chip fat, it exists only because of government rules and subsidies. So what social benefits do these buy? Biofuels are ...   
8/2/2009
When someone discovers, too late, that they are suffering from a serious and probably incurable disease and may have no more than six months to live, their first response is shock and then, in denial, they angrily try any cure on offer or go to ...   
12/12/2008
Polluting industries have received an early Christmas gift from European Union leaders who have agreed to weaken their proposals for fighting climate change in order to protect short-term commercial gains. Winding up a two-day summit in ...   
22/10/2008
In June the state of Florida made an unusual announcement: it would sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over the corps's plan to reduce water flow from reservoirs in Georgia into the Apalachicola River, which runs through Florida from the ...   
4/7/2008
The rush for biofuel altern-atives to petrol has had a huge impact on global food stocks, increasing the cost of food by 75%, according to an authoritative report for the World Bank. Details of the report come just ahead of the ...   
3/6/2008
The United Nations is calling for urgent action to ease the global food crisis that officials say threatens to push millions of people across the globe into poverty and to the brink of starvation. U.N. Secretary-General Ban ...   
24/5/2008
Environment ministers from the world's richest nations and a clutch of fast-growing economies began talks here Saturday to try to bridge their differences on how to tackle global warming. Japan, home to the landmark Kyoto ...   
28/4/2008
The United States and the European Union have taken a "criminal path" by contributing to an explosive rise in global food prices through using food crops to produce biofuels, the United Nations special rapporteur on the right to ...   
27/4/2008
Summary: Thanks to high oil prices and hefty subsidies, corn-based ethanol is now all the rage in the United States. But it takes so much supply to keep ethanol production going that the price of corn -- and those of other food staples ...   
22/4/2008
Rising food prices are a "silent tsunami" which threaten to be as devastating as the worst natural disasters, an international conference has been warned. Josette Sheeran, of the World Food Programme told Gordon Brown and ...   
20/4/2008
Hailed until only months ago as a silver bullet in the fight against global warming, biofuels are now accused of snatching food out of the mouths of the poor. Billions have been poured into developing sugar- and grain-based ...   
16/4/2008
Farewell the age of reason, welcome the idiocracy. Only George Orwell could have invented - and named - the government's Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) that came into operation yesterday. It is the latest in a long line of ...   
14/4/2008
We drive, they starve. The mass diversion of the North American grain harvest into ethanol plants for fuel is reaching its political and moral limits. "The reality is that people are dying already," said Jacques Diouf, of ...   
13/4/2008
It is the constant sensation of hunger that makes Kamla Devi so angry. She argues with shopkeepers in New Delhi over prices and quarrels with her husband, a casual labourer, over his wages - about 50 rupees (60p) a day. 'When I go ...   
12/4/2008
The world's most powerful finance ministers and central bankers are meeting in Washington tomorrow; but as they preoccupy themselves with the global credit crunch, another crisis, far more grave, is facing the world's poorest ...   
30/3/2008
Food prices are soaring, a wealthier Asia is demanding better food and farmers can't keep up. In short, the world faces a food crisis and in some places it is already boiling over. Around the globe, people are protesting and ...   
14/3/2008
With soaring food prices and mounting criticism, it might seem the nascent US biofuel industry has seen its best days. But don't underestimate the determination of Washington, the farm lobby and science to keep it alive. The ...   
13/3/2008
The world's minorities and indigenous groups are the "silent victims" of the potentially disastrous effects of climate change, says a new study by Minority Rights Group (MRG) International. Although both groups are ...   
5/3/2008
Soaring global rice prices are hitting the stomachs of Asia’s poorest citizens. The people of East Timor, where nearly 40 percent live on less than 0.55 US cents a day, have just been told they may not receive their annual quota of ...   

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