Leaders Reach Climate Deal

February 16, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

Leading world politicians and industrialists have reached a new, non-binding agreement at a meeting in the United States on tackling climate change. The two-day meeting brought together legislators from countries including the Group of Eight rich nations plus Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa. Delegates agreed that developing countries will have to face targets … Read More

Monbiot: Why Fossil Fuels Are Best

April 25, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

Celebrated UK green activist and Guardian columnist, George Monbiot, today argues that “This is embarrassing, but I’ve become a fossil fuel supporter”. He argues: “I find myself at odds with almost everyone, by deciding, at the worst possible moment, that in one respect at least our battle against climate change depends on neither nuclear power … Read More

“Green Chemistry” Takes on the Oil Industry

March 10, 2006By Andy RowellBlog Post

Americans consume approximately one million barrels of oil a day in non-fuel products. As an article in Christian Science Monitor notes: “Look around you. What do you see? A computer screen, the print on this page, a pen, your shirt. Chances are there’s petroleum in all of it. Petroleum-based substances are in everything from lipstick … Read More