New wind farms face stiffening gale of opposition
A fresh poll shows that the number of Britons who would ‘strongly oppose’ a new wind farm has tripled in the space of two years. The bitter debate has split the environmental movement.
An ecosystem wiped out in a single generation
Coral reefs – among the world's most exciting habitats – are set for extinction. For the first time in history, humans will have destroyed not just a species but a whole living ecosystem.
Australia launches bold new plan on global warming
The Australian government has revealed details of a new carbon tax, to be implemented next year. It will help slow global warming, but industry leaders are worried.
New UK plan to become world’s greenest nation
The UK government is set to announce a new set of legally binding CO2 reduction targets. The country hopes to become a world leader in green technology.