Month: May 2009

Copenhagen climate agreement

We all know world leaders and their delegates will be grinding out a new global climate agreement this December in Copenhagen. But have you ever wondered what document they will be arguing over? This post from the Dot Earth blog includes some excerpts from the United...

Green David vs brown Goliath

Of course environmental groups can’t outspend the energy bloc when it comes to lobbying government. However we can work smarter and arm ourselves with some effective arrows. A recent post by Billy Parish looked comes up with four strategies for the smaller dog...

Biggest global health threat of the 21st Century?

“Climate change is ‘the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century’, according to a leading medical journal. The Lancet, together with University College London researchers, has published a report outlining how public health services will need...

They’re worried out there

We may read that climate change isn’t of widespread concern out in voterland. A recent survey by professional pollsters in the United States, however, reveals most people perceived climate change as “a serious threat, particularly to future...

‘Coral triangle’ a global emergency

“Australian scientists are warning of the possibility of a future wave of economic refugees from south-east Asia and the Pacific if one of the world’s most important marine ecosystems is devastated by climate change.” Rest of this story from the...