Prince Charles Cancels Ski Trip to Help Save Planet
January 22, 2007 12:00 AM - Reuters
Britain's Prince Charles, criticised for booking a transatlantic flight to collect an environmental award, has cancelled a ski trip to Switzerland to reduce greenhouse gases, a palace source said on Saturday.
Calls to Act on Global Warming Precede Bush Speech
January 22, 2007 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters
Environmentalists, evangelical Christians and congressional and corporate leaders have called for action on global warming in the days leading up to President Bush's State of the Union speech.
Massachusetts Joins Northeast U.S. Greenhouse Pact
January 19, 2007 12:00 AM - Jason Szep, Reuters
Massachusetts Thursday joined seven other northeastern U.S. states in the nation's largest pact to control greenhouse gases, bypassing a White House refusal to limit carbon dioxide emissions.
House Speaker Pelosi Seeks to Set up New Committee to Deal with Global Warming
January 19, 2007 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought on Thursday to create a special committee in an effort to jump-start long-delayed government efforts to deal with global warming and produce a bill by Independence Day.
Climate Future Results Show Sweltering Britain
January 19, 2007 12:00 AM - Jeremy Lovell, Reuters
Britain will regularly be crippled by heatwaves and floods this century, the first results of the world's biggest climate prediction experiment show.
Indian Ocean Shift Seen Stoking Indonesia Droughts
January 18, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
Indonesia and perhaps Australia risk more droughts because of shifts in Indian Ocean temperatures and stronger monsoons widely linked to global warming, scientists said on Wednesday.
U.S. Scientists, Evangelicals Join Global Warming Fight
January 18, 2007 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters
U.S. scientists and evangelical Christian leaders joined forces Wednesday to protect the environment from the ravages of global warming, calling on President Bush and others in power to help.
Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight
January 18, 2007 12:00 AM - Raphael G. Satter, Associated Press
The world is nudging closer to nuclear or environmental apocalypse, a group of prominent scientists warned Wednesday as it pushed the hand of its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight.
Bush Readies Speech on Ethanol, Climate Change
January 17, 2007 12:00 AM - Chris Baltimore, Reuters
President Bush's annual speech to Congress next week is likely to call for a massive increase in U.S. ethanol usage and tweak climate change policy while stopping short of mandatory emissions caps, sources familiar with White House plans said Tuesday.
Federal Judge Delays Trial Over California Auto-Emission Rules
January 17, 2007 12:00 AM - Samantha Young, Associated Press
A federal judge on Tuesday postponed the trial over a lawsuit seeking to block a California law that would implement the world's toughest vehicle-emission standards.