Last updated: April 2015


Battle Against Climate Catastrophe


From palm oil production to illegal logging a selection of articles dealing with issues that effect the climate and the wider environment.


Environmental Feature

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Conscientious Campaigners

Ok so your home is powered by a green energy provider, you’ve installed solar panels and, reluctantly, you’ve even committed to cut the amount of flying you do. But would you really be prepared to go to jail in a bid to save the planet from meltdown?

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Environmental Feature


Sustainable Rice

Rice, the high carbon staple food. We explore what we can do to reduce the climate impact of rice production.

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Eco Tips

Reduce, Recycle and Repair

Electrical goods tend to consume vast amounts of energy. Ethical Consumer looks at some ways to prolong the life of your television or camera. The greenest camera is the one you already own... 

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Special Report: Palm Oil

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Sustainable palm oil - buy or boycott?

Palm Oil Special: we investigate one of the world's most controversial ingredients and ask should we buy or boycott palm oil? Includes how the companies score on their use of palm oil. Plus, palm oil history, campaigns, alternatives and consumer actions.

Ethical ratings of biscuits, ice cream, butter & spreads.

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