Environment

Durham Book Festival Book Review – Ecothrillers

Matthew Griffiths reviews Maggie Gee’s The Ice People and The Flood and Liz Jenson’s The Rapture readings from the Durham Book Festival, who have explored the dangers of climate change and how we might live through a range of environmental catastrophes.

Is nuclear the way forward?

Natasha Coral questions the government’s plans to scrap renewable tidal barrage plans in favour of nuclear power. After the spending review, is nuclear the way forward in creating a carbon-neutral economy?