Paul George Harris

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25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

Plastic bag usage down 78% since introduction of 5p charge, says Tesco

Online shoppers are also opting to cut down on plastic, says supermarket, with the number of ‘bagless’ deliveries increasing by half<p>The introduction of the 5p charge has prompted shoppers to use almost 80% fewer single-use plastic bags, Tesco said.<p>Figures from the supermarket show online shoppers …

Though climate change is a crisis, the population threat is even worse | Stephen Emmott

Population,World news,Climate change,Environment,Greenhouse gas emissions,Water,Food,Pollution,COP 21: UN climate change conference | Paris<p>While the Paris climate summit focuses on global warming, the key issue is the prospect of 10 billion people on Earth<p>The perennial cry: we need to talk about …

12 adorable animals threatened by climate change

There's constantly a well-deserved buzz around climate change and its impacts. But global conversations on the topic are at their peak right now, …

An unspoken option if climate talks fail: Geoengineering

PARIS (AP) — It's the option climate negotiators here are loath to talk about.<p>What if they fail to curb global warming and the environment gets so …

11 Insane Ways The World Is Dealing With A Hotter Planet

The world is getting warmer, and the weather crazier. Here are some of the incredible ways that people are adapting to climate change.<p>View this post on Facebook

The Future of the Earth Will Be Decided This Week

The signs of climate change are all around us, and at long last, the world is taking action. This week, leaders from 196 countries are meeting in …

Colas Paves Future Roads With Solar

It would be an understatement to say that the company’s executives were surprised when all of France’s major media showed up at the Colas trade show booth in mid-October.<p>“It was incredible,” said Christophe Lienard, Colas’ Innovation Group Director. “Our work in road construction and maintenance …

7 Great Books That Show How Terrifying an Environmental Apocalypse Could Be

A world ravaged by climate change is hard to imagine—but that world could be in our future, unless we do a better job of imagining it now. So we’re …

Don’t write off the future of oil and gas just yet

The speed of change to greener alternatives is extraordinary, but we will still need the black stuff<p>Remember “Peak Oil”, the theory popularised by Marion King Hubbert – a geologist at Shell – to the effect that worldwide production of petroleum would soon reach its maximum potential, after which it …

Add an avocado, lower your cholesterol

Just an avocado a day can significantly lower your cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a new study shows.<p>Avocados are rich in so-called healthy fats and other nutrients and the study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, shows the creamy fruit can work within …

Holistic Medicine

How To Stretch For Better Sleep

If you have troubling drifting off to dreamland, you've probably tried a long list of remedies to get more and better Zzs, from lullabies to warm milk to a hot bath.<p>But if you're not already a regular yogi, you may not have thought yet to turn to the practice to rock you gently to sleep.<p>In the …

Tone Up With These 6 Power Moves for Your Mind and Body

<i>By SELF Staffers</i>, SELF<p>These toners also boost mental focus, says Sarita Allen, Linda Celeste Sims's pilates teacher (and an Ailey Extension instructor). Try them three times a week.<p><b>1. Warm-Up Breathing</b><p>Stand with your back against a wall, heels touching, and inhale, reaching arms out to sides and …

The readers' editor on how the Guardian won the prestigious Pulitzer prize

The last column about the Guardian's stories of surveillance by the NSA and GCHQ on 23 September 2013 was three months after the first of the series. The reason I waited to write was to allow the dust to settle a little.<p>That autumn the Guardian was fighting a tough battle in the UK. The bulk of the …

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