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  • The pathetic words

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 12 June, 2009 at 16:22

    The Association of Small Island States, many of which face oblivion as the ocean levels rise had this to say at the end of the Bonn climate negotiations.

    "As we consider our approach for the next sessions let us be mindful of the words of Martin Luther... Read more >

  • Silence

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 11 June, 2009 at 10:29
    If we held a minute’s silence for every person who Kofi Annan tells us has died from climate change so far, we would have over two hundred days of silence. This would take us beyond the last day of COP15 in Copenhagen. Let us show our respect in a dif... Read more >
  • Looking at the Future

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 8 June, 2009 at 11:40

    Whenever I see pictures of Concentrating Solar Power plants I think I'm looking at the future. The Economist might agree, this week it has a feature on Concentrating Solar Power, pointing out the massive potential in this technology, and kindly illust... Read more >

  • Time is Tck Tck Tcking

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 8 June, 2009 at 10:54

    Photo credit: Robert van Waarden / Spectral Q

    If there's one thing you can be sure of its that we're not going to lie down in the face of climate change. Well, unless we're going to lie down in the shape of a giant message, in the rain.

    Time is ticking,... Read more >

  • Tusk's going, will Obama join him?

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 5 June, 2009 at 11:51

    Yesterday Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk confirmed that he will be attending the Climate Summit in Copenhagen, after Greenpeace activists presented him with a petition and a copy of our demands. You can see them here in his hand.

    Now the New York Ti... Read more >

  • A tipping point?

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 4 June, 2009 at 17:24

    The Guardian reports that investment in clean energy surpassed investment in fossil fuels last year.

    There's still a long way to go. Fossil fuels recieve government subsidies totalling a whopping 300 billion US$ a year, more than all the new investment... Read more >

  • EU Emissions drop

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 2 June, 2009 at 10:03

    Via EU Observer I learn that

    "Greenhouse gas emissions in the EU fell by 1.2 percent – or the equivalent of 59 million tonnes of CO2 – between 2006 and 2007, but a number of member states are still lagging behind the targets set by the UN's Kyoto Proto... Read more >

  • A time comes

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 2 June, 2009 at 9:52

    Got 20 minutes to spare? There's a new documentary out about our campaign to stop new coal fired power stations. Here's a trailer.

    See the whole thing here. Read more >

  • Bonn, Round II

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 29 May, 2009 at 14:58

    Next week the negotiators working toward the next iteration of the Kyoto Treaty reconvene in Bonn to try and make some progress. They're months behind schedule and last time they met they achieved nothing, despite the presence, for the first time, of ... Read more >

  • And we're off...?

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 27 May, 2009 at 16:21
    Wouldn't it be nice if the world's energy supply wasn't subject to arbitrary price changes on a regular basis? Read more >

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