In the first ever ranking of the Top 100 companies, BP and DuPont have come out as top “leaders” for their climate change strategies. Not surprisingly ExxonMobil is seen as a “laggard”.
Tony Blair has been accused of caving in to American pressure by proposing a new “watered-down” replacement for the Kyoto Protocol that relies on new technology rather than binding emission cuts as the solution to climate change.
Yesterday, The Independent newspaper in the UK did something rather amazing – it asked it’s readers for their views. Rather than giving readers the usual dose of opinion from the great and the good, the paper asked for the opinion of its readers. And they asked it on the most pressing issue of all: Climate … Read More
Polar Ice Caps Are Melting Faster Than Ever… More And More Land Is Being Devastated By Drought… Rising Waters Are Drowning Low-Lying Communities… By Any Measure, Earth Is At … The Tipping Point … The climate is crashing, and global warming is to blame. Why the crisis hit so soon–and what we can do about … Read More
Do you remember George W’s promise to end oil addiction? Part of that process would be beginning to end the vast subsidies given to the oil industry at tax-payers expense.
The day before Tony Blair addresses a key scientific conference on climate change in New Zealand, the British government has finally admitted what many long suspected, that – wait for it – it will fail to meet its often repeated manifesto commitment on cutting carbon dioxide emissions.
Good news from Britain’s wind energy. It is set to exceed expectations with 50% more wind farms powering British homes and industry by 2010 than predicted four years ago, according to new figures published by the British Wind Energy Association (BWEA).
The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has said that the EU must wean the transport sector off oil entirely within a generation.
I remember at the time of the Exxon Valdez spill that one of the Trustees of the Oil Spill Board said something like “Lawyers not yet born will work on this one”.
The BP spill on the North Slope is still reverberating – here is a post to the “safepipelines” discussion group: