Month: July 2009

Take Action – Switch Off Hazelwood

On Sunday Sept 13, people from across Victoria will gather to protest the extension of life given to Australia’s most greenhouse polluting power station.More information on how to join the protest is here: http://www.switchoffhazelwood.org/The organisers are...

Slamming the climate sceptic scam

Post from Jim Hoggan’s blog explaining climate change scepticism in the context of public relations. The PR practitioner’s task is to move the public perception in the desired direction, i.e. one that is more favourable to the client. A couple of points he...

Top 10 environmental policies

The top 10 environmental policies in the Clean Energy & Security bill currently before the US Congress:Invest in Clean Energy: Invests $190 billion into clean energy like wind, solar, geothermal and advanced coal technology.Cuts Foreign Oil: Invests $20 billion in...

Politics, technology and the environment

Interesting post from the Dot Earth blog on geoengineering and research funding. The former is being advocated by the American Meteorological Society, the latter by 34 American Nobel Prize winners and the Federation of American Scientists. Geoengineering has its...

350 Climate Action in China

“This past weekend, students from all over China came together for the first-ever youth organized conference on climate change and energy. This event, put together one of our closest friends, the China Youth Climate Action Network, provided youth leaders with...