Finally one politician has grasped the enormity of the problem facing their nation and us all. Mohamed Nasheed, the new president of the Republic of Maldives has more reason than most to be extremely worried, as his country stands at most 1.5 metres above the sea.
UNEP Urges People to “Kick the CO2 Habit”
Tomorrow, if you did not know, is World Environment Day 2008. To mark the occasion , UNEP has joined a growing list of organizations that argues that adopting a climate-friendly lifestyle needn’t require drastic changes or major sacrifices. One of the reports being launched tomorrow is a kind of Rough Guide to low carbon living, … Read More
Dell Goes “Carbon-Neutral” but Read the Small-print
Computer giant Dell has announced that the company will go “carbon-neutral” next year, using a mix of energy efficiency upgrades, renewable power purchases and carbon offsets to compensate for the carbon dioxide emissions caused by its operations. The company plans to neutralize its emissions stemming from Dell-owned and Dell-leased buildings and manufacturing facilities, as well … Read More