Earth ‘on fast track’ to warming

18/2/2006 BBCBy Paul Rincon   BBC News science reporter, St Louis The findings came from probing sediments on the ocean floor  Greenhouse gases are being released 30 times faster than the rate of emissions that triggered a period of extreme global warming in the Earth’s past.   Read the rest of this entry »

India goes for cars and oil demand soars

16/2/2006 BBC      More than a million cars were bought in India last year, and India’s car market is set to grow by 10% this year.   Read the rest of this entry »

Greenland ice swells ocean rise

16/2/2006   BBC Kangerdlussuaq Glacier “drains” about 4% of the ice sheet Greenland’s glaciers are sliding towards the sea much faster than  previously believed, scientists have told a conference in St Louis, US.   Read the rest of this entry »