Updated introduction to ecological ethics

GreenNet member Dr Patrick Curry has published a revised and greatly-expanded second edition of his successful Ecological Ethics: An Introduction, first published in 2006 by Polity Press. 

GreenNet opposes plans to legalise mass surveillance and malware

It's been a while since GreenNet last updated our members on our legal case against the British Government and UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), but things have been proceeding at a typical speed for such detailed legal judgements.  Meanwhile, there have been three official reports into surveillance and interception by the secret services and police, several

Offline: Alaa Abd El Fattah 503 days in prison

 
 

Energy round-up: carbon markets have failed - by : Stephen Devlin

Energy round-up: carbon markets have failed

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Economist and analyst John Aziz's latest blog "On the Dehumanization of Immigrants"

Britain is in the grip of a worrying trend. Our own Prime Minister compared migrants in Calais to insects when he called them a “swarm”. Meanwhile, internet comment sections relating to the refugees are filled with hatred and venom.

Judith Vidal-Hall: Taking on the giant

When a group of claimants in the UK took on Google for invasion of privacy, they had little idea that the case would become a landmark in the fight to tame the internet giant's intrusion into our lives on the web.

On 27 March 2015, a group of claimants in the United Kingdom, including myself, won what is being called a “landmark victory” against Google Inc. It handles three billion searches a day globally, exercises a virtual monopoly and is valued at around £250 billion. It is also among the world’s biggest advertising agencies with revenue in 2013 of some £49 billion.

Pro- or anti-business: a shamefully irrelevant debate by Simon Caulkin

The pro- vs anti-business spat currently being vented by politicians in Westminster and certain red-faced businessmen is as meaningless as it is dispiriting.

#Budget2015: Welfare for Fossil Fuels, Austerity for the rest

Mar 18, 20153:45 pm by mika

Today, Osborne announced massive tax breaks and subsidies for North Sea oil companies. A new £1.3 billion in subsidies will be handed to oil companies, with the burden transferred to the public. £1.3 billion could cover the costs of employing another 20,000 nurses in the NHS.

When is "fracking" not "fracking"?

Energy expert Paul Mobbs, arrested taking action against the government's "misconduct in public office", says that even the cleanest "unconventional" fossil fuel is devastating to the environment in his latest blog...

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