British impressionist, comedian, actor and musician Alistair McGowan is also a staunch environmentalist - he doesn't even drive a car. He tells TIM SAUNDERS we should all be doing more to help save the planet and that the environmental costs of the proposed new runway at Heathrow are not worth the promised economic benefits
The need for more affordable housing is often cited as a reason for building on often-environmentally important garden plots. But does such a policy result in more cheap homes? Apparently not, argues Simon Leadbeater
As the world’s most respected environmental affairs magazine, the Ecologist has always embraced change. That is why as of June we will be relaunching online. This change means we can reach a much wider audience, and provide them with better quality, more up to date news and analysis, as well as substantially reducing our own environmental footprint.