Can carbon capture really be compared to renewable energy sources?

The appeal of gas-powered power plants has been waning justifiably under the growing global pressure to cut CO2 emissions and slow climate change. The UK in particular  is under growing pressure to switch to renewable sources of energy such as wind, solar or nuclear energy but the change, as in many MEDCs, is slow to…

UK bees under threat from pesticides

Environmental impact of pesticides: Long-held suspicions about the negative impact of certain pesticides commonly used in commercial agriculture have been confirmed after the release of the findings a 2-decade study into the effect of neonicotinoids on bee populations. By mapping the correlation (link) between certain plant species, bee populations and the use of neonicotinoids pesticides, it is clear…

Pollution at the Olympics

A potential link between Rio bay pollution and sick Olympic sailor suggests that water pollution in Rio has reached a deadly level: Pollution in Rio

When buried waste won’t stay buried

We thought we could bury our waste and forget about it; a future generation’s problem. We were wrong. Global warming or climate change, whatever you call it, it has far-reaching consequences: global warming secondary effects