Its Time to Pay up Exxon

March 27, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

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”.

One Metre Sea-Level Rise This Century

March 27, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

We are facing at least a metre rise in sea-level by the end of this century, scientists have warned. Half of the Greenland ice cap and vast areas of Antarctica are destined to melt if climate change continues unabated.

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.