With environmental leadership floundering at the very top of our ‘greenest government ever’, we thought it would be a good exercise to look at who has brought about some real green leadership through their work and vision. So here is our ‘Top 10 Environmental Leaders’
As debate around the latest incarnation of the controversial Severn Barrage scheme rumbles on, an alternative vision for renewable energy in the Bristol Channel promises comparable amounts of power, less environmental damage and better long-term economic prospects. So is it time for a rethink?
Margaret Thatcher undoubtedly helped put environmental issues on the agenda, but her flirtation with environmentalism is more likely the product of the growing green movement in the 1980s than any personal conviction and her obsession with free markets and libertarianism undermined all efforts at global environmental protection.
The amount of plastic bottles and cans generated globally that ends up in landfill is estimated to be around 340 billion. But all around the world, people are finding innovative ways to turn them into eco-friendly solutions.
We are facing a water crisis and our energy security is being compromised. Meanwhile, our utility companies are hiking up their prices. So what can we do about it?
The new Public Services (Social Value) Act came into force on January 1 2013. But how can we assess overall social value?
London 2012 may have been the most sustainable games of modern times, but there are still lessons we could learn from the ancient Games.
New construction projects must be both low carbon during construction as well as low carbon in operation if there is to be any chance of keeping to national climate change reduction targets. So how well are we doing?
Nick Clegg was the only party leader to speak up on the green agenda during party conference season. So why are our top politicians steering clear of the green agenda?
The Ecover Blue Mile seems to have found the ideal way to open people’s minds to the dire health of our marine environment. Now’s a chance for your organisation to get involved.