• Americans Least Concerned About Global Warming

    • Date: 28/03/11

    PRINCETON, NJ — With Earth Day about a month away, Americans tell Gallup they worry the most about several water-related risks and issues among nine major environmental issues. They worry least about global warming and loss of open spaces. At least three in four Americans surveyed in Gallup’s 2011 Environment poll say they worry a […]

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  • 75% Of Middle-Aged Britons Harbour Doubt About Man-Made Climate Change

    • Date: 26/03/11

    Oolder men in the Midlands are the least concerned about saving the planet. Northerners are most eco-friendly, while 60% of young people aged 16 to 34 are taking action on climate change – compared to 41% of 55 to 64-year-olds. A poll for this week’s Climate Week also found 45% of the younger generation think […]

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  • Snows Of Kilimanjaro Defy Global Warming Predictions

    • Date: 23/03/11

    If there is a poster child for global warming, it may be the vanishing snows of Kilimanjaro, which were predicted to disappear as early as 2015 in a widely-publicized report a decade ago. However, the famed snowcap is stubbornly persisting on the African peak and may not fully vanish for another 50 years, according to […]

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  • Global Carbon Trading Is Dying

    • Date: 22/03/11

    ‘All the people who went into carbon trading have failed and moved out. There’s not enough volume, not enough pay and not enough investment.’ Vibhav Nuwal was once an enthusiastic supporter of the global carbon market. The 32-year- old Indian-born banker started in September 2009 developing carbon credits to target investors in Europe and Japan […]

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  • The Strange Case Of Sari Kovats

    • Date: 19/03/11

    Two weeks ago I blogged about how difficult it was to confirm the date in which Sari Kovats, a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), had received her PhD. In the interim, there have been a number of developments. Readers from three continents wrote to ask if I was certain she actually […]

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  • UK Government Asking For Trouble Over Nuclear Windfall Plans

    • Date: 17/03/11

    The U.K. government could be asking for trouble in next Wednesday’s budget if it goes ahead with plans to set a carbon price floor, which could result in a £3.4 billion windfall for the country’s nuclear industry. As footage from Japan depicts helicopters dousing reactors at the Fukushima complex in a last ditch attempt to […]

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  • Peer Into The Heart Of The IPCC, Find Greenpeace

    • Date: 15/03/11

    Many environmental organizations employ people whose sole purpose is to raise awareness about global warming. The more effective they are at convincing the public there’s an urgent problem, the more money these organizations receive in donations. Activists are therefore the furthest thing from neutral parties. They have a right to participate in discussions about climate […]

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  • Japan Nuclear Crisis Mixed Message For Climate Policy

    • Date: 15/03/11

    Energy shortfall in Japan, and elsewhere, will be filled by fossil fuels, experts preedict. Japan’s nuclear crisis will boost interest in clean renewables such as solar and wind power but may also sharpen demand for coal, oil and gas, whose carbon pollution drives climate change, experts said Monday. Nuclear energy provides around 14 percent of […]

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