Great Op-Ed by Thomas Friedman in the New York Times today, who likens General Motors to a “crack dealer looking to keep his addicts on a tight leash”, after the company announced its "fuel price protection program" that guarantees gasoline at a capped price of $1.99 a gallon, with no limit on mileage.
How do you get people interested in climate change? Well, Friends of the Earth UK thinks it has the answer. It has just published an amusing video on the issue, featuring a female "dominatrix", a whip and a politician tied to the bed, with an orange stuffed in his mouth! Called the "Sticky Question" it is the latest video promoting the " Big Ask" - asking difficult questions about climate change. Check it out here. Tell us what you think!
Ex-Vice President, Al Gore, in the UK to promote his film on climate change, An Inconvenient Truth, has made his strongest attack yet on George Bush, describing his administration as "a renegade band of rightwing extremists".
Two weeks ago we blogged how Canada was back-tracking on it climate change commitments. Now, it seems, the country has gone further and said that it wants the Kyoto Agreement scapped altogether.