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Ride London gives Boris Johnson new spin on capital’s cycling appeal

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Ride London gives Boris Johnson new spin on capital’s cycling appeal

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Mayor is among thousands taking part in weekend of cycling events to raise profile of 'the world capital of the velocipede' The culmination of an unprecedented weekend of events designed to show off London as a cyc...

Nations agree on historic UN pact on sharing benefits of world’s genetic resources

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Nations agree on historic UN pact on sharing benefits of world’s genetic resources

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After nearly two decades of debate, governments from around the world today agreed to a new United Nations treaty on managing the planet’s wealth of genetic resources – from animals to plants to fungi – more fairly a...

Zero Carbon Britain

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Zero Carbon Britain

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Zero Carbon Britain is the flagship research project from the Centre for Alternative Technology, showing that a modern, zero-emissions society is possible using technology available today. To find out more and get ...

Celebrating Women and Girl’s

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Celebrating Women and Girl’s

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Women and men experience conflict in different ways and therefore understand peace in different ways. The world is continuing to hear about the desperate situation of many women in conflict zones, in refugee camps ...

Climate justice and an end to fossil fuels: The Paris agreement won’t satisfy activists

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Climate justice and an end to fossil fuels: The Paris agreement won’t satisfy activists

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The Paris Agreement will leave activists demanding direct action on fossil fuels and energy market reform, says Sydney University research associate Rebecca Pearse. A global climate agreement was adopted in Paris on ...

Going Local: the solution-multiplier

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Going Local: the solution-multiplier

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A brief animated introduction to localization. Learn more at localfutures.org. Follow Local Futures on Facebook or Twitter. Across the world, people are coming to realize that today’s crises — ecological coll...

Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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Government launches £4.2m urban tree-planting plan

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A £4.2m scheme to plant one million trees over the next four years has been unveiled by the government. It will see trees planted in urban areas of England that need them most, in the first government tree-plantin...

Japan accepts court ban on Antarctic whaling

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Japan accepts court ban on Antarctic whaling

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The UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that the Japanese government must halt its whaling programme in the Antarctic. It agreed with Australia, which brought the case in May 2010, that the programme ...

CNN Hero – Amy Stokes Unites South African Orphans With Video Mentors

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CNN Hero – Amy Stokes Unites South African Orphans With Video Mentors

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In Sub-Saharan Africa, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has left millions of children without parents. To help South African children and teens orphaned by the crisis, New Yorker Amy Stokes founded Infinite Family, a nonprofi...

The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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The time when the government tried to feed everybody

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Public canteens were set up to feed people during World War One - and they proved hugely popular. Could today's food banks learn from them, asks Adam Forrest. A bowl of soup, a joint of meat and a portion of side veg...

2nd Annual Gay Pride Parade Held in Uganda

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2nd Annual Gay Pride Parade Held in Uganda

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KAMPALA, UGANDA — On Saturday, August 3, Uganda’s homosexual community stepped out of the shadows in red wigs and glittering stilettos. The country’s second gay pride parade, held on a sandy beach in Entebbe, dre...

Can we crowdfund gun control?

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Can we crowdfund gun control?

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Crowdfunding is a popular way these days to, for instance, make your new album, launch a new tech product or develop a hoodie that lasts for 10 years. Now, one new group is using it to finance something else entirely ...

No shale gas please, we’re French

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No shale gas please, we’re French

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The controversial practice of fracking for shale gas has been an energy and economic boom for the U.S. But some countries look determined to avoid it and its potential environmental dangers. Take France for insta...

Sun’s Energy Saves Thousands In Haiti And Africa

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Sun’s Energy Saves Thousands In Haiti And Africa

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Using the sun’s rays to purify contaminated water, the Water School is having an astonishing impact on developing nations.

German Researchers Claim a CURE for AIDS

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German Researchers Claim a CURE for AIDS

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German researchers who used a bone marrow transplant to treat a cancer patient with the AIDS virus, have declared him cured of the virus - a stunning claim in a field where the word "cure" is barely whispered. T...

China’s spending on renewable energy may total 1.8 trillion yuan

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China’s spending on renewable energy may total 1.8 trillion yuan

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China’s spending to develop renewable energy may total 1.8 trillion yuan ($294 billion) in the five years through 2015 as part of the nation’s efforts to counter climate change, according to a government official. ...

Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy is banning the use of plastic shopping bags across the country starting January 1 and requiring shops and markets to switch to biodegradable bags. Italian government is thought to be the first in the Europ...

London to become ‘electric car capital’

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London to become ‘electric car capital’

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Mayor Boris Johnson has announced he wants London to become the “electric driving capital of the world.” The London Mayor was speaking at the launch of the first city-wide electric vehicle charging network, provi...

Green rooftops help clean up Beijing’s air

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Green rooftops help clean up Beijing’s air

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As public debate on air pollution heats up, many are increasingly looking to the Chinese capital’s skies to cool rapid urbanization with more greenery. The Beijing municipal government has already announced plans t...

Sweet Bait Lures Malaria Mosquitoes

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Sweet Bait Lures Malaria Mosquitoes

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In other Mosquito related news!.... Powerful bait effectively attracts and kills malaria-infected mosquitoes but is completely harmless to humans, other animals Israeli researchers say they have developed a powe...