The Oil Crunch

Business Leaders Warn Of Impending Oil Crunch 11th February 2010 A report launched on Wednesday has warned that the UK economy is particularly dependent on oil and urges any new government to pursue coherent policies to enable the UK to adapt to a future of high-cost oil. The report has been compiled by the Industry Continue reading

Power Crazy

New research by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has found that while the love affair between men in the UK and their gadgets remains strong their recycling habits are certainly lacking the same passion. Despite the average UK male owning 12 battery operated gadgets, almost two thirds (63%) of male gadget Continue reading

A Drop in the Ocean

A new initiative has been announced to advise on Climate Change, amid the ongoing controversy over the scientific rigour of some global warming data. Commenting on the formation of a United Nations High Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing, which British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will co- chair with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Continue reading

Soil from Slag

Welsh Steelworks Produces ‘Soil’ from Slag to Create New Landscape The redevelopment of a former steelworks site in Europe is setting a benchmark for sustainable regeneration by producing its ‘own soil’ from post-industrial slag or colliery spill. After 200 years of industrial activity, The Works at Ebbw Vale, South Wales, has completed a dramatic stage Continue reading