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  • Spanish Energy Revolution underway

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 7 May, 2009 at 16:15

    The latest news from Spain makes good reading. The Spanish wind industry has been booming lately, and now the solar sector is starting to kick in.

    The latest data from the Spanish transmission system operator (REE) shows that in April solar electricity... Read more >

  • Up in smoke

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 7 May, 2009 at 14:28 3 comments

    Well done to Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who has decided to spend $330 per Australian making climate change worse. Thanks Kevin!

    More from Greenpeace Australia.

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  • Climate Change : Your taxes at work

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 6 May, 2009 at 11:39

    Today the European Parliament adopted a €5 billion European economic recovery package, with €3.98 billion going to energy projects. Sadly most are not the kind of energy projects we'd like to see supported, the fossil fuel industry will get double the... Read more >

  • The Airplot Thickens

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 6 May, 2009 at 11:12

    The Irish Times reports that a number of influential UK businessmen have joined forces to oppose the planned third runway at Heathrow.

    "They have formed a lobby group against the third runway and kicked off their campaign by publishing an open letter i... Read more >

  • South East Asia to take the brunt of climate change

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 5 May, 2009 at 13:24

    A new report from the Asian Development Bank finds that South East Asia stands to suffer hugely from climate change. A piece from Nicolas Stern and Haruhiko Kuroda summarises the findings here

    The report also points to some possible solutions. South Ea... Read more >

  • The Greening of China

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 4 May, 2009 at 14:22

    If we're going to reach a green and peaceful future free from climate change then China will have to do its part. This piece in the Telegraph shows that things are already starting to move.

    This year China is planning to build twice as much wind-power ... Read more >

  • Doubt is their only product

    Blogpost by Martin Lloyd - 4 May, 2009 at 14:14

    Who'd have thought it? It turns out the Global Climate Coalition, backed by such illustrious members as Exxon Mobil and the American Petroleum Institute was told by its own scientists that “The scientific basis for the Greenhouse Effect and the potent... Read more >

  • Save Santa!

    Blogpost by Lisa - 19 December, 2008 at 12:20

    We're obviously disappointed with the lack of progress made at the UN climate negotiations in Poznan together with a depressingly diluted EU climate package. But at least the pressure we all (and I mean everyone who sent a message, signed a petition, ... Read more >

  • Fossil of the year

    Blogpost by Jess - 12 December, 2008 at 22:15 1 comment


    3rd place - Russia

    Russia stormed into third place for today's Fossil of the Day due to its delegation head's final statement that the 25-40% targets for 2020 are "unfounded". Perhaps Russia thinks that there are more eminent, more well-informed organi... Read more >

  • EU takes a step backwards

    Blogpost by Jess - 12 December, 2008 at 15:22

    The world has longed looked to the EU for leadership, but today they disappointed and delivered a watered down climate change package. Just when we all started to have a little bit of hope with the US looking like they are finally going to re-engage o... Read more >

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