EU Greens Say Monthly Commute by EU Lawmakers Responsible for 20,000 Tons of CO2
April 25, 2007 12:00 AM - Jan Sliva, Associated Press
The monthly commute by European Union lawmakers from Brussels to its other seat in Strasbourg produces over 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide a year, nearly as much as the entire CO2 output of some small island nations, according to a study published Wednesday.
Leaked Canadian Government Plan Includes Promise To Cut Greenhouse Gases, Air Pollution
April 25, 2007 12:00 AM - Associated Press
Canada's Conservative government promises to ban inefficient light bulbs, cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent and dramatically reduce air pollution as part of a national environmental initiative according to a leaked document.
Fossil Arctic Animal Tracks Point to Climate Risks
April 25, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
Fossils of a hippopotamus-like creature on an Arctic island show the climate was once like that of Florida, giving clues to risks from modern global warming, a scientist said.
Global Warming Imperils Himalayan Glaciers, Experts Say
April 24, 2007 12:00 AM - Chris Buckley, Reuters
Global warming could wipe out large areas of glaciers in the Himalayas and surrounding highlands, threatening livelihoods across much of Asia, climate scientists said in Beijing on Monday.
U.N. Panel to Lay Out Steps on Warming
April 24, 2007 12:00 AM - Michael Casey, Associated Press
After two reports predicting a warmer Earth where life is fundamentally changed, a U.N.-sponsored scientific panel next month will issue a third study describing how a united world can avert the worst, by embracing technologies ranging from nuclear power to manure controls.
Sheryl Crow, Laurie David Enlist College Students in Global Warming Campaign
April 23, 2007 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press
Their college tour ended, Sheryl Crow and Laurie David describe their efforts to stop global warming as part of the most important mission of the times. That's the hope of Grammy-winning rocker Crow and David, who produced "An Inconvenient Truth," the global warming movie that won the Oscar for best documentary.
McCain Calls Energy Dependence and Global Warming Twin Threats
April 23, 2007 12:00 AM - Liz Sidoti, Associated Press
Republican presidential hopeful John McCain is calling the United States' foreign-oil reliance and global warming twin threats the country must aggressively confront.
China Says Global Warming Threatens Development
April 23, 2007 12:00 AM - Chris Buckley, Reuters
Global warming could devastate China's development, the nation's first official survey of climate change warns, while insisting economic growth must come before greenhouse gas cuts.
Smithsonian Accused of Altering Exhibit
April 22, 2007 12:00 AM - Brett Zongker, Associated Press
The Smithsonian Institution toned down an exhibit on climate change in the Arctic for fear of angering Congress and the Bush administration, says a former administrator at the museum.
UN Lauds Al Gore, Environment Leaders at Green Awards
April 20, 2007 12:00 AM - Reuters
The United Nations named former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Olympics chief Jacques Rogge as recipients of environmental awards on Thursday, and urged more action to stop global warming.