August 25th, 2011 by SINC
Most synthetic chemical products used in consumer goods end up unchanged in the environment. Given the risks this could pose for the environment and human health, researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) have developed a new tool to effectively predict what will happen to current and future pharmaceutical products.
August 25th, 2011 by Richard Lord
On 14 August 2011 J.P. Rothe films what he believes is the electric BMW i3 being driven in Chicago.
August 24th, 2011 by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees
The first ever Tree and Woodcraft Fair hosted by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees will be on Saturday 1 October 2011 from 12 pm at Fairfield, Castel.
At this family afternoon you’ll be able to watch climbing demonstrations, woodturning, chainsaw sculpting, machinery and equipment displays as well as sampling some tasty treats and enjoying the entertainment. Continue reading
August 23rd, 2011 by WWF
A WWF report has shown that the likelihood of water shortages in global megacities (defined by UN Habitat as cities with more than 10 million inhabitants) is set to escalate, with 70% of the world’s population projected to be living in urban areas by 2050. Continue reading
August 23rd, 2011 by Richard Lord
Jersey is a delightful island to bicycle around.
Just as Guernsey’s beauty is more easily appreciated from a bicycle than it is from a car, a visit from Guernsey to Jersey by bicycle showed off the beauty of Jersey’s rural landscape more effectively than a previous journey by car had done.
Jersey provides bicyclists with ample bicycle racks in St Helier and more pathways for bicyclists than Guernsey does.
August 23rd, 2011 by George Monbiot
How much of this is real? How much of the economic growth of the past 60 years? Of the wealth and comfort, the salaries and pensions which older people accept as normal, even necessary? How much of it is an illusion, created by levels of borrowing – financial and ecological – which cannot be sustained? Go to Ireland and you’ll see that even bricks and mortar are a mirage: the marvels of the new economy, built on debt, stand empty and worthless. Continue reading
August 22nd, 2011 by Environmental Transport Association
“It is important that Parliamentarians are seen to be promoting cycling.” Continue reading
August 22nd, 2011 by All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group
August 22nd, 2011 by KPMG
In under one hundreds days the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP17) will be held in Durban, South Africa.
Vincent Neate, who leads KPMG’s UK Climate Change & Sustainability practice, looks ahead to what the challenges and achievements might be.
“If Copenhagen was a down and Cancun was an up, Durban will be a challenge. So many potentially conflicting interests need to be addressed there, and now that the international community has made both hard and soft commitments around financing the move to the low carbon economy, observers are going to be looking for something much more concrete from the process. Continue reading
August 18th, 2011 by Price Bailey
The cost per person is £12.50, with six people per table.
The evening programme, which begins at 7.30 pm, will include a draw for an Apple iPad, donated by the partners at Price Bailey. Continue reading