Climate change warning for Sydney

31/1/2007 BBC Sydney is seen as one of the best cities to live in.  A report on the effects of climate change in Australia paints an alarming picture of life in the city of Sydney. Read the rest of this entry »

Did Bush admin. doctor scientists’ reports?

31/1/2007 Guardian Bush administration accused of doctoring scientists’ reports on climate change. Inconvenient conclusions censored, hearing told. Read the rest of this entry »

Mark Lynas on carbon footprints too?

31/1/2007 Guardian  Mark Lynas answers questions on the web about calculating carbon foorprints.   Read the rest of this entry »

Climate change reaches high water mark

28/1/2007 Guardian  In my view Climate change reaches high water mark, but not everyone’s listening - Read the rest of this entry »

US answer to c.c.- smoke and giant space mirrors

27/1/2007 Guardian US answer to global warming: smoke and giant space mirrors. Read the rest of this entry »

Bush is left isolated as America turns green

27/1/2007 Guardian For years, the most powerful voice in the US Senate on the environment was a conservative Republican from Oklahoma, James Inhofe, who famously declared “global warming is a hoax”, and compared warnings about climate change to Nazi propaganda. Read the rest of this entry »

Village in Cheshire aims for carbon-neutral

26/1/2007 Guardian Ashton Hayes, near Chester aims to become the first carbon-neutral community in  Britain after a host of energy-saving measures by residents, the local school,  and even the landlord. Read the rest of this entry »

Energy roadmap backs renewables

25/1/2007 BBC  Report calls for energy supplies to enter a “solar generation”. Half of the world’s energy needs in 2050 could be met by renewables and improved efficiency. Read the rest of this entry »

EU stumbles on the low-carbon road

24/1/2007 BBC  Environmentalists have expressed grave concern that the European Commission could be about to drop plans to ensure that new cars produce a quarter less carbon dioxide by 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Bush ‘must fight climate change’

23/1/2007 Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers said it was time to take action. Chief executives of some of the largest companies in the US have urged President George W Bush to introduce measures to tackle global warming. Read the rest of this entry »

Computer model of climate run on home PCs

18/1/2007 BBC  About 250,000 people downloaded software from onto their home computers, each running a single simulation of the future. The results suggest the UK could be about 3C warmer than now in 75 years’ time, agreeing with other models. Read the rest of this entry »

EU plans attack on car emissions

12/1/2007 BBC By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst Bigger cars may find it harder to cut their emissions cheaply The cost of “gas-guzzling” cars could soar in five years’ time under plans from the European Commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Big businesses’ climate meeting

11/1/2007 BBC  Major UK companies such as BT, Tesco and BA are to meet to collaborate on tackling climate change. The taskforce will discuss ways in which they can help the environment. Read the rest of this entry »

China fails environment targets

10/1/2007 BBC Many factories are ignoring environmental laws. China is failing to meet new targets on energy efficiency and pollution emissions, officials said. Read the rest of this entry »

EU plans ‘industrial revolution’

10/1/2007 BBC The EU wants a radical shift towards renewable energy.The European Commission has urged its members to sign up to an unprecedented common energy policy, unveiling a plan to diversify the bloc’s energy sources. Read the rest of this entry »

Airlines savaged over environment

5/1/2007 BBC A minister has launched an outspoken attack on the airline industry over failure to tackle carbon emissions. Read the rest of this entry »

2007 likely to be ‘warmest on record’

4/1/2007 BBC Met Office figures  show that last year in the UK, was the warmest on record. Read the rest of this entry »