Posts Tagged ‘Environment

05
Aug
09

Wee can save the environment

ToiletWater – as environmentalists are often reminding us – is fast becoming a precious commodity. Now a campaign from a Brazilian group is asking the public to take a very specific step to stop wastage.

The message is simple – urinating in the shower saves water. Continue reading ‘Wee can save the environment’

07
Nov
08

What should Obama’s top policy priority be?

There’s no change in the topic you all want to talk about – it’s Obama, Obama, Obama. Your reaction over the past two days to Barack Obama’s election victory¬†has been incredible (our phone system is definitely looking forward to a break¬†over the weekend). You’ve talked about the historical significance of his victory, whether he’s given you new hope in your life, and whether this election has changed the way you see the US.

Today we’re going to get down to the nuts and bolts – when Barack Obama moves into the White House on January 20th, what should be top of his to-do list?

Continue reading ‘What should Obama’s top policy priority be?’

15
May
08

On air on Amazon Day: Does each country have sole responsibility for its natural resources?

Burned area of forest in Para (2006 file photo)The Amazon Paradox is the struggle between the needs of local people to exploit the rainforest and the global need to preserve its unique nature and resources for the whole world.

So who should have the most say in managing the Amazon rainforest? The people who live there? The Brazilian government? The international community? Individuals all over the world?

Continue reading ‘On air on Amazon Day: Does each country have sole responsibility for its natural resources?’




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