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Heathrow expansion risks deepening London's air pollution crisis

A third runway could throw air quality standards and UK climate targets to the wind

The UK government’s Airports Commission has recommended that a new runway at Heathrow… 60 more words


Shale, the LCC and reality

  • Democracy at work in Lancashire
  • Shale development is good for the environment
  • British technology can do this safely

By Bill Butterworth

1 July 15

We all should and must respect the rule of our elected governing bodies – even if and when they are wrong.  542 more words

Bill Butterworth

France prods world mayors, CEOs to help push for global UN climate accord

LYON, France – Hundreds of mayors, CEOs and trade groups from around the world are submitting their ideas for reducing global warming to the French government as it prepares to host a major U.N. 113 more words


NJ Lawmakers Pass Resolution Against $1B Pipeline Project

The New Jersey Senate on Monday passed a resolution in opposition to the proposed $1 billion, 178-mile Pilgrim Pipeline set to carry oil from the Bakken Shale through New Jersey and New York, urging permitting agencies to reject the project as currently proposed. 460 more words

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Canadian author Naomi Klein featured at Vatican environment conference

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican has yet another strange bedfellow in its expanding ecological alliance, hosting anti-capitalist eco-crusader Naomi Klein at a conference on saving the planet. 107 more words


Badgers, bullfrogs and birdsong: your June wildlife photos

We asked you to share your June pictures of the wildlife around the world with which we share our outdoor spaces. Here’s our pick of the best… 21 more words


Peter Turkson: the public face of Pope Francis's war on global warming

Ghanian cardinal who unveiled the encyclical on climate change is vital to the pope’s vision of an outward-engaging church acting for the poor

When Pope Francis decided after his election in 2013 that he wanted to transform the Catholic church’s teaching on ecology and equality – and put a call for environmental action at the heart of his papacy – Peter Turkson might not have been considered the best candidate to lead the mission. 78 more words