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Eleanor Fairchild has been arrested twice: once outside the White House in August 2011 and again last month while standing on her own property near Winnsboro, Texas. In both cases, the 78-year old landowner was protesting the Keystone XL oil ...
Starpower could do for climate change what it did for global hunger with the We are the World campaign. By Tyler Hamilton Energy and Technology ColumnistBack in the mid-1980s dozens of high-profile music artists from the United Kingdom, ...
Earth Hour is increasingly making a mark in Asia and in developing countries far beyond its Sydney origins, writes Ben Cubby.
In many of the nations taking part in Earth Hour this year, the lights already go out on Saturday nights -- not ...
"It's about the future … natural disasters, sea levels, ice melting, fires … people have to understand that's down to humans. Governments need to let the public know how we can become energy self-sufficient." From an environmental campaigner, ...
Through the past four years I’ve often suggested that China’s vaunted achievements are less impressive, or at least more complicated, seen up close. Yes, Chinese factories make nearly all of the world’s consumer electronic equipment. But the ...
The eco-themed science fiction movie Avatar helped cement James Cameron's standing as one of Hollywood's most strident environmentalists.
Now, in a gesture that perfectly captures the fractious spirit of a polarised nation, comes the ...
While many people dream of becoming a rock star, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard says he is trying to be more of a businessman to help slow climate change.
The U.S. band, which has sold 60 million albums since 1991, said Monday it was ...
Writing recently in the Op-Ed section of the New York Times, Al Gore said: "I, for one, genuinely wish that the climate crisis were an illusion."
Funny, that`s exactly what I wish about Al Gore.
Now reduced to preaching climate ...
Algae have great potential for renewable fuel, but alternative sources of nutrients and water would make the microorganisms even greener. A National Renewable Energy Laboratory researcher (pictured) tests ponds containing microalgae. Gretz, ...
The science of climate change is pretty basic: humans dig up fossilized carbon
to fuel power plants and internal combustion machines, releasing CO2 into the atmosphere. Result: greenhouse effect global heating. Around 50% of all the species on ...
Hypocrisy is the vice we find hardest to forgive, but it's also the one we most enjoy discovering in others. And nothing piques our interest more than eco-hypocrisy as practised by the "green' celebrities who have been spouting green virtue but ...
Google is using its Google Earth mapping tool to simulate on a 3D map of the world the predicted effects of climate change until the year 2100.
Using data provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the search giant ...
Bending gingerly over a deep, green pond in the garden of his home in Richmond, southwest London, Sir David Attenborough and I are inspecting a great crested newt. "Triturus!' he says, pointing. "Look. Looook . . . ' -- the bosky voice creeps ...
In the early 1990s, Evian had all its bases covered. Several years of trying to build its image around athletic, sweating bodies had paid off on both ends of the celebrity
Diana, Princess of Wales, drank Evian after working out ...
In "Hot, Flat and Crowded," Thomas L. Friedman steps onto a U.S. military base in Iraq and meets two soldiers who manage convoys of diesel-fuel trucks, those wide targets for insurgents and roadside bombs.
They're eager to curtail ...
She has urged her fans to join her in the fight against global warming.
But Madonna's green credentials were looking decidedly shaky last night as details of her extravagant tour were announced.
The 45 concerts are expected to ...
Global warming celebrity
Rajendra K. Pachauri, wearing a green feather in his
lapel, toured Northern California on Friday, praising the state's blueprint for
addressing climate change but reminding public officials that Europe is moving ...
The Canadian Football League announced plans in November to make the Grey Cup
a "carbon neutral" event. The following month, Aeroplan unveiled a venture that
would allow its members to neutralize the environmental impact of ...
Last year ended with the incongruous image of 10,000 politicians,
businessmen, activists and scientists from 190 countries emitting vast
quantities of greenhouse gases as they flew home from Bali clutching the bare
bones of a global ...
All the networks, homemade videos, and blogs on the Web have made it a center
for socializing, not social change. But a slew of start-ups are using the tech
tools and social dynamics that have become the norm online to tackle real-world ...
Scientists sometimes refer to the effect a hotter world will have on this
country’s fresh water as the other water problem, because global warming more
commonly evokes the specter of rising oceans submerging our great coastal
cities. By ...
NO, it's not easy being green, least of all for Hollywood A-listers living in
jaw-dropping decadence. Solar panels on a 50,000-square-foot manse in Malibu
just don't scream "Live simply!" Ditto hopping onto a private plane to ...
The dangers of “celebrity environmentalism” became abundantly clear this past
weekend when the sister team who produced Leonardo DiCaprio’s new eco-scare
movie “11th Hour “sat down for a Fox News TV interview. Nadia and Leila Conners, ...
A few weeks ago, I wrote an item about Barbra Streisand, who was on tour in
England. Though she's a big backer of environmental causes, and even offers tips
for low-carbon living on her personal website, she was busted by the British ...
This is our summer to learn about climate change. Gov. Crist unveils
Florida's plans for a renewable energy future when he opens his
celebrity-studded "Serve to Conserve" summit Thursday in Miami, with such
speakers as Robert F. Kennedy ...