How can we tell which companies are really green? David Ord | 6th October 2009 Green claims are everywhere: surely there must be some simple way of measuring exactly what impact a company is having on the climate? Forty-seven years since Silent Spring: what has changed? David Ord | 11th August 2009 In 1962, Rachel Carson's famous exposé of the environmental impacts of the pesticide DDT rocked the chemical industry. Today, Carson's European legacy - the REACH legislation - ought to safeguard public health. But will it?