Scientists fear global warming may be accelerated by the repeat release of 2,000bn tonnes of methane from the earth, similar to that 55M years ago. At that time the release increased average worldwide temperatures by 7 oCEurostar has recruited minimalist designer Phillipe Starck to makeover train interiors and staff uniforms.
Starck was considered to be most in tune with the aesthetic requirements of Anglo-French passengers.
The world's biggest greenhouse, the Eden project, celebrated its one millionth visitor this week, three months after its official opening. Predictions at the time estimated 750,000 people a year would visit the attraction.