EU agrees on carbon dioxide cuts

9/3/2007 BBC  The European Commission wants cleaner sources of power European Union leaders at a climate change summit in Brussels have agreed to slash carbon dioxide emissions by 20% from 1990 levels by the year 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

Miliband may have to strengthen his target

2/3/2007 Guardian David Miliband, the environment secretary, may have to strengthen his proposed target of a 60% cut in CO2 emissions by 2050 in his imminent climate change bill. He is being told by MPs that the target may not be ambitious enough, due to the evidence of quickening climate change. Read the rest of this entry »

US CO2 emissions ‘violate rights

1/3/2007 BBC US CO2 emissions ‘violate Inuit rights’ Traditional hunting and fishing techniques are at risk from thin ice A delegation of Inuit has travelled to Washington to argue that the US government’s climate change policies violate human rights. Read the rest of this entry »