In the Opening of Parliament, Queen Elizabeth introduced 20 new bills including a new energy bill which will raise annual household energy costs. Despite this, the raised costs will help pay for cleaner energy sourced from nuclear power stations and wind farms. Inspired to help energy companies produce clean power, [...]
With the haze of a recycling phenomenon spreading through the western world; do we really know what happens to our...
CBS News photo The recent tragic collapse of a Bangladesh factory making cheap garments for Western wearers has re-invigorated...
In recent years, China has been blasted for its failure to instate solar energy systems at an appropriate rate. It...
Approximately one quarter of the UK’s carbon emissions come from the energy used in homes — things like running appliances, lighting, and especially heating. It’s not uncommon for Brits to live in houses that are over 100 years old, and these older homes can be extremely inefficient at retaining warmth, [...]Read more ›
The world collectively held its breath when a couple of tourists illegally climbed the Pyramids in Egypt earlier this year: some for fear of their prosecution, some in disbelief at their boldness, some in awe of the magnificent photos that came about as a result of this risky decision to [...]Read more ›
CBC News reported that affairs and currents of the expanding genetically-modified food system are “too far removed” from concerns of the average Canadian consumer. Despite the amount Monsanto is emblazoned across news pages and amidst frequent farmer and food group protests happening the entire world over, the average Canadian consumer [...]Read more ›
Two moms and food bloggers recently called on Kraft to remove Yellow Dye 5 and Yellow Dye 6 from its infamous line of cheese dinner products made for North American markets. According to various reports, ingesting synthetic (petroleum-based) dyes has been linked with health and behavioural problems including allergic reaction, [...]Read more ›
The 2013 Human Development Report warns that if environmental challenges aren’t addressed then poverty could rise up to 3 billion by 2050, according to the Guardian. Specifically, the UN report claims that by not addressing air pollution, water pollution, climate change, and deforestation, the world’s poorest countries could face troubles despite the [...]Read more ›
This year, we’ve covered quite a bit on China’s pollution problem and the importance of tackling it as soon as possible. Long story short (okay, maybe not so short): China’s air pollution levels broke records this year and reached dangerous levels. So much so that the Chinese media has taken a [...]Read more ›