Arnie Splits the Oil Companies In California

March 22, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

We are used to Arnie’s muscle winning the day in Hollywood block-busters, but now it seems that the California’s Governor has won a different victory. He has managed to split the once united front of the oil companies on climate change.

Glaciers in Quick Retreat

March 20, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

Got a sense of deja vu yet? Scientists from the World Glacier Monitoring Service, at the University of Zurich have found that many of the world’s mountain glaciers are melting at a faster rate than at any time in the past 150 years.

ANWR Irony

March 20, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

In a great case of irony, US Senate Budget Committee has passed a bill that includes a provision to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to drilling, just days after the region suffered its worst oil spill.

US Blocks UN Talks

March 17, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

The US was accused of blocking key talks at the United Nations yesterday that were intended to protect key ecosystems and habitats from the increasing threat of climate change.

More on BP’s Alaska Spill

March 15, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

BP’s huge spill on the North Slope is now said to be an estimated 267,000 gallons of oil, that has polluted over two acres of tundra. It has now been revealed that the spill went undetected for five days, until a worker smelt the fumes by accident. The mayor for the North Slope, Edward Itta … Read More