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Forest Protection is a Climate Solution

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 14 November, 2007 1 comment

The four biggest emitters of CO2 in the world are the USA, China, Indonesia and Brazil. We all know about the top one, the second place isn't too surprising but Indonesia and Brazil? Well with CO2 released from deforestation making up...

New Eurostar terminal opens in London to confetti and balloons

Blog entry by Jamie | 14 November, 2007 1 comment

It was a small action that happened in London this morning, but in the interests of the entente cordial I thought it was worth a mention, not least because the title for the press release chosen by our media officer made me laugh:...

BBC's top 10 things to say to a climate change skeptic

Blog entry by Andrew | 13 November, 2007 6 comments

What do you say to people who, despite mountains of scientific evidence, keep denying that climate change is a problem? My favorite so far... Climate Change Denier: I don't think climate change is a big deal because blah blah blah...

Slideshow from our surprise visit to the World Energy Congress

Blog entry by Andrew | 13 November, 2007

For the full story read, " World Energy Congress and nuclear madness ", or jump straight to the briefing .

Oil prices set to stay high?

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 13 November, 2007

From the Economist I learn that oil production by the so called oil majors has fallen by 9% last year http://www.economist.com/business/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10104852 That's not to say overall oil production has fallen, or...

Bush administration spending priorities

Blog entry by Andrew | 12 November, 2007 1 comment

Someone just sent me a highly amusing/depressing post about how the Bush administration is spending US taxpayer's money. I can't really sum it up here. You'll have to read the original on Daily Kos . Be sure to read all the way to...

IPCC final report most important document this year

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 12 November, 2007

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) started their final 2007 meeting today in Valencia, Spain. We greeted them with three banners bearing the message “Warning: save the climate now.” This week the IPCC will...

Oil company loses ad ruling

Blog entry by Andrew | 12 November, 2007

Can an oil company really get away with saying something as ridiculous as, "Heating with oil: for more climate protection"? No you can't. Not today anyway. Today we won a ruling against the Swiss Oil Association. We pointed out the...

Accidents will happen

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 12 November, 2007

Last weekend there were two oil spills. One took place in the Black Sea, where a Russian tanker split in two, releasing 2000 tonnes of oil . The other took place in the San Francisco Bay, where 58 000 gallons of oil were spilled ...

Tar Sands

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 12 November, 2007

An excellent piece about what getting oil from tar sands really means. Some highlights "The extraction of the oil requires heat, and thus the burning of vast amounts of natural gas - effectively one barrel of gas to extract two of...

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