Global warming - a climate time bomb

29/11/2006 BBC Marine researchers at Southampton and Plymouth universities have found that the upper 1,500 metres of the ocean from western Europe to the eastern US have warmed by 0.015C in seven years. Read the rest of this entry »

Climate ‘altering UK marine life

29/11/2006 BBC The UK’s coasts are becoming stormier places, the report says The biodiversity and productivity of seas around the UK could already be suffering the consequences of climate change, a report has concluded. Read the rest of this entry »

EU outlines new carbon permits

29/11/2006 BBC EU outlines new carbon permits.  Many countries are still seeing their carbon emissions rising. Read the rest of this entry »

Sustainable development - J.Porritt

23/11/2006  BBC Jonathon Porritt-Sustainable development is not a “boring
catch-phrase for sad gits with nothing better to do with their lives”, says Jonathon Porritt in this week’s Green Room. Read the rest of this entry »

World risks ‘dirty’ energy future

7/11/2006  BBC The world could be dependent on “dirty, insecure and expensive” energy by 2030, an influential report has warned. Read the rest of this entry »

Greenhouse gases hit record high

3/11/2006 BBC Levels in the atmosphere of the heat-trapping greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a record high last year, a UN agency has annouced. Read the rest of this entry »

Green tax take ‘lower than 1997

2/11/2006 BBC Green taxes account for a lower share of the UK’s total tax take than when the government came to power in 1997, according to a report. Read the rest of this entry »

Addressing China’s climate challenge

2/11/2006  BBC Current plans call for the opening of a new power station  every week, and most of them coal-fired. China is on course to overtake the United States as the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.