Category Archives: Environment

Storms, floods and a deluge of crap

Winds, floods and the revenge of nature

Natural flood management is part of the solution, not dredging. But if we seriously want to preserve and restore nature, argues Eddie Ford, then we need to challenge capitalism Parts of southern and central England have experienced the wettest January since Met Office statistics began in 1910 and, according to the Radcliffe Meteorological Station in Oxford University, ...

Copenhagen and the media

Well-meaning but diverted

James Turley looks at the mixed messages from the media about the Copenhagen demonstrations As is the norm for any major gathering of world leaders, the COP-15 talks in Copenhagen over the global warming crisis have been accompanied by a whole series of protests. First, there were the protests outside Denmark, which saw thousands marching at events ...