Month: June 2009

Boroondara low carbon strategy

City of Boroondara passed a low carbon strategy last night. The final plan is yet to be released but the draft plan (NB .pdf file) is available on the Low Carbon Future Draft Strategy page.

A postage stamp a day

Al Gore’s blog has a good way to put the costs of the American Clean Energy Security Act currently being debated in the USA. At an estimated $175 per family in 2020, that equates to a postage stamp a day. That gets you a $40 benefit for using less foreign oil...

Good News dept. – organic farming gets a boost

Organic farming has been derided as too inefficient to replace conventional agriculture, reliant on agrichemicals and biotechnology. However, a recent post in challenges this view. A report published in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (NB .pdf file) finds...

Copenhagen Synthesis Report

‘In March the biggest climate conference of the year took place in Copenhagen: 2500 participants from 80 countries, 1400 scientific presentations. Last week, the Synthesis Report of the Copenhagen Congress was handed over to the Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen...

New York’s Carbon Counter

click on the counter to view the live versionNew Yorkers leaving Penn station and the tenor Andrea Bocelli’s concert at Madison Square Garden stadium were confronted with an unusual advert yesterday – a huge sign showing greenhouse gas levels in the...