Maybe young people in the West just aren't that angry any more
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Monday 11 March 2013
Today’s Google Doodle marks the anniversary of the birth of science fiction writer Douglas Adams.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The vertiginous plunges in environmental concern are indeed remarkable – but, it has to be said, only what has been expected ever since the worst global recession for more than half a century took hold.
Sunday 03 February 2013
Conservationists voice concern as environmental policy faces massive shake-up
'Stone-cold serial killers': Domestic cats slaughter billions upon billions of animals in US every year
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A new study has discovered cat kills exceed all prior estimates
Friday 25 January 2013
This remarkable book brings into focus a revolution in ideas about the true value of the natural world
Saturday 19 January 2013
Some say every garden needs an evergreen. But which one to choose – the prettiest or the hardiest? Anna guides you through the picking process.
Taxi drivers lose fight against 20mph speed limit as Brighton becomes latest city to introduce restrictions
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Cabbies claim drivers would be endangered by passengers travelling late at night who thought they were being driven deliberately slowly in order to inflate fares
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Saturday 05 January 2013
A bluefin tuna sold for a record £1m million at a Tokyo auction today, nearly three times the previous high set last year — even as environmentalists warn that stocks of the majestic, speedy fish are being depleted worldwide amid strong demand for sushi.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
One million people are being urged to back the introduction of a default 20mph speed limit across all Europe’s residential and urban roads.
Thursday 27 December 2012
There has been no shortage this year of nauseating figures in public life
Sunday 09 December 2012
Delegates to United Nations climate talks in Doha agreed Saturday to extend the Kyoto Protocol, a pact that aims to curb greenhouse gas emissions from industrialized nations but will cover only about 15 percent of the world's carbon output.
Saturday 01 December 2012
In 2000, a year's course of anti-retroviral drugs cost $10,000 and projections caused consternation even in Western countries coping with a few thousand cases of HIV. The idea that treatment might be rolled out to millions in the developing world seemed a pipe dream.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Modest expectations marked the start of UN climate talks Monday, as negotiators and experts all warned that the two-week session would only lay the groundwork for a potentially ambitious global-warming pact by the end of the decade.
Monday 26 November 2012
Attempts to create a new climate treaty failed in Copenhagen three years ago
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'