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One of the many fringe benefits of being a high-school English teacher is the opportunity to teach Harper Lee`s To Kill a Mockingbird. I have worked with it many times over the last 15 years, and I re-discover its literary genius and its ...
change activists opposed to air travel
ling to a conference in South America...by plane.
Campaigners from Climate
Camp -- who helped blockade Heathrow at the height of the summer holidays in 2007 -- face claims of ...
Chris Smith is the respectable radical. He was the first openly gay MP. As the Culture Secretary in Tony Blair's Government, he pioneered free admissions to museums. Later, from the back benches, he masterminded opposition in the House of Commons ...
Prince Charles is being accused of hypocrisy
after it was revealed that he is chartering a luxury private jet for a five-day tour of Europe to promote environmental issues.
The Prince and the Duchess of Cornwall, plus ten Clarence House ...
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 ...
Ministers were accused of hypocrisy
and extravagance after the Conservatives
calculated that Whitehall departments and major public bodies clocked up more
than 300 million "air miles" last year.
The Tories said the ...
Heathrow is bursting at the seams. Its two runways are now used by an
astonishing 80 planes an hour.
The pressure means half of all arriving air
craft have to circle in holding
patterns until there's space to land.
Today, at Live Earth, in a non-stop 24-hour show broadcast from stadiums in
eight cities on seven continents, more than 100 bands and solo stars will urge
us all to do something about global warming before it is too late. But with
Vivid proof that what to do about climate
change and aviation is now the
toughest environmental dilemma came yesterday, in a remarkable three-cornered
squabble between the Government, the air
line industry and the green ...
A carbon "tax" will raise £100,000 across Whitehall departments to compensate
for the 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide caused by extra air travel
Britain's presidency of the G8 and the summit at Gleneagles last ...
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has been accused of hypocrisy
politicians on global warming while the Church of England reaps millions of
pounds from shares in oil firms.
Rowan Williams warned last week that climate
Householders in Scotland are being urged to cut down on heat and power in the
fight against global warming.
To coincide with Energy Efficiency Week, a new report calls for drastic
action and warns consumers about the consequences ...
A confession: I have discovered cheap flights. A few weeks ago I flew to
Salzburg for £30 and enjoyed a weekend break. Now I'm just back from an Easter
trip to Scotland, having paid just £70 for the return journey. Compared with the ...
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) presents
5-20 August 2002
Compiled by Richard Sherman
Edited by Kimo Goree ...
MILLIONAIRE ECO-warriors who lend their superstar status to green causes were attacked yesterday for leading jet-set lifestyles that put them among the world's worst polluters. Campaigners gathered for the UN climate
talks in The Hague ...
1) KAWAGUCHI JUSTIFIES CO2 EFFORT (Japan Times) 2) CANADA-ENVIRONMENT MEETING YIELDS CLIMATE
STRATEGY (CBC) 3) GERMANY SEES PIONEER ROLE ON GLOBAL WARMING (Reuters) 4) EU SUMMIT RULES OUT SHORT-TERM OIL STOCK ...