BP’s Arctic Troubles Mount

April 6, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

For years oil analyst-turned whistleblower, Chuck Hamel, has been saying that the oil company operations in Alaska are a sham. He has become a conduit for whistleblowers working on the North Slope and for Alyeska -the joint pipeline company. They have bought to him information concerning corrosion, quality assurance, health and safety and many other … Read More

BP Back on Track

April 5, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

BP is set to make a full recovery after last year’s setback with Hurricane Katrina, and has just announced oil production of over 4 million barrels of oil a day in first quarter 2006.

Chevrolet Shoots Itself in the Foot

April 5, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

Keen to market its latest gas-guzzler by the trick of online viral marketing, American car company Chevrolet introduced a Web site allowing visitors to take existing video clips and music, and then insert their own words to create a customised 30-second commercial for its 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe model.

You Had Your Say – Ten Ways to Change the World

April 3, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

Last week The Independent newspaper in the UK asked its readers what to do about climate change. The response has been overwhelming. “Today we publish a summary of the most popular ideas which, if put into practice, would be potent weapons in the fight against global warming” argues The Independent.

Antarctic Air Warms Three Times Faster than Elsewhere

April 3, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

Scientists have discovered that temperatures in the Antarctic are rising three times faster than the world as a whole. They have also found the first signs of record levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere that may be trapping heat above the ice sheets of the South Pole.