As heads of state and government ministers start arriving in Durban for the UN climate talks, negotiators are hoping that, come end of the week, some kind of political compromise will have been reached to break the stalemate on a range of issues.
The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) [...]Continue Reading →
It is official: China is now the world’s largest consumer of energy, surpassing the US in 2009, according to the International Energy Agency. According to internal statistics, Chinese energy consumption was up another 5.9% in 2010 and while the PRC has made strides in energy efficiency, China consumed 5.3% more coal, [...]Continue Reading →
See this animated video of the world’s growth rate in population. From early Roman times until the 1700′s, the world’s population grew at a visible pace, centered around India and China. From the mid 1800′s comes a staggering rate of change that encompasses all countries, but the real disaster is [...]Continue Reading →
Jonathan Lim – Huffington post
The #1 argument by corporations and politicians who oppose reducing pollution, fighting climate change and moving America to a cleaner, greener, more sustainable future is that doing so will cost the country jobs and hurt the economy. In fact, since many corporations and politicians claim to believe [...]
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