An over-reliance on cars is destroying our environment and damaging our health. Our streets need radical change if we’re ever to stop this, writes ROB WELLS
Thursday 28th Sep 2017
posted by Rob Wells in Features
Greenpeace protest calls on oil giant to halt reef drilling plans
Tuesday 22nd Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
by Felicity Collier
FRIENDS of the Earth called on the government yesterday to support a blanket ban on the use of pesticides that could wipe out bee populations.
The environmental campaign group was responding to a new warning by scientists that a group of...
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CRITICISM of the government’s “carmageddon” plan poured in from all sides after its announcement yesterday.
Tory ministers fan-fared their plan to end sales of new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040, in a bid to clean up Britain’s health- and climate-threatening...
Thursday 27th Jul 2017
TINY particles known as microbeads will be banned from cosmetics and toiletries under new laws, the government announced yesterday.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed legislation would be introduced this year to ban the sale and manufacture of the plastic particles which...
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
The renewable energy revolution is upon us and we must seize it despite energy monopolies’ best efforts to sabotage it, writes JOE GILL
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
CLIMATE change, trade and terrorism were high on the agenda yesterday at a meeting of foreign-affairs officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) in Beijing.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China would look to “expand with more broad and...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
UN HEALTH experts meeting in the Czech Republic have warned that 1.4 million people across Europe and central Asia die prematurely every year from pollution.
About half of those deaths — 620,000 — were from air pollution, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
WORLD leaders condemned US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate change accord yesterday.
The World Meteorological Organisation’s Deon Terblanche said he had not run any new scientific models since the announcement but the “worst-case...
Saturday 3rd Jun 2017
THE future of our planet should be more important to a British prime minister than loyalty to the US president, but that hasn’t registered with Theresa May.
When Chinese and European Union leaders felt driven to sign a joint declaration criticising Donald Trump’s decision...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial