Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Construction threatens ancient Roman ruins

PLANS to build 170 houses and a hotel close to the ruins of a second century Roman settlement have been slammed by environmental groups.

The Plastic Greenhouse Effect

Bob Maddox asks if the environmental cost of producing cheap, year round vegetables for the northern European market is really worth it.

Stern Review – The Economic Truth

When an e-mail arrived from The Climate Project team in Nashville, a tingle went down my spine. I had a feeling my life was about to change. Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States, had offered me a place on his Climate Project programme

Whales and dolphin found dead in national park

Increase in shipping numbers to blame, say green groups

Spanish homes to include solar panels

Until now Spain's building standards have dated from the 1970s and have done little in seeking to improve energy efficiency

Organic maize contains traces of GMOs

ORGANIC farmers in Spain are abandoning maize after traces of genetically modified strains (GMO) were found in the crop, a recently published report shows....

Shine on – Renewable energy in Spain

Like many people it all had to do with a growing awareness of my so-called carbon footprint. We are all net emitters of carbon in the form of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere.

Golf complex work halted after rare bird threatened

PLANS to build a luxury golf complex on protected woodland have been temporarily postponed after a legal order was issued banning the felling of...

Human water consumption at risk from golf

A LEADING expert in water purification has warned wasting water on the upkeep of golf courses could diminish the supply for human use. The claim...
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