The Month of Truth

November is normally a delightful, optimistic month in our part of the world, with winter still a novelty and Christmas just round the corner. This November is a different story. Not because the continuum of world horrors are any worse or more numerous than they ever have been, but because these horrors have intruded on…

Self-benefiting Green crap

It’s very important to protect the health of a city’s people, but how ecologically friendly are our “green cities” on a global scale? London, the capital of a country that has just shown great interest in the environment at a political level in our recent elections, was ranked 2014’s 5th greenest city on planet Earth…

Shell vs Greenpeace in Alaskan Arctic

We’re nearing 2 weeks since Greenpeace’s 6-day protest of claiming Shell’s Pacific oil-rig and it appears this may still be a campaign in its infancy. Followers of the environmentalist organisation will have received numerous emails and social media notifications during the build-up to and the course of their protest to keep in touch with the…