Sunday July 16th 2006, 11:14 PMFiji will be participating in a World Health Organisation (WHO) programme aimed at better understanding the impacts of global warming on health. [News Source]
Fiji joins WHO initiative on global warming (Fijilive.com)
We worry about wine, but about water, too.
Sunday July 16th 2006, 8:00 PMGlobal warming could raise average temperatures in California's prime wine-grape-growing regions and have a significant impact on our grapes. [News Source]
Is alt-energy a distraction from real solutions?
Sunday July 16th 2006, 8:00 PMWind power is perhaps the most interesting test case of whether America's immediate energy future lies in alternative sources such as wind, conservation and power-down, or some combination of the two. [News Source]
Competitive Enterprise Institute’s category five Gore bashing.
Sunday July 16th 2006, 8:00 PMConservatives are having a field day with the release of Al Gore's new film on global warming. [News Source]
We need less tosh and more facts for a decision on trident .
Sunday July 16th 2006, 8:00 PMFor some people, nuclear weapons are a simple moral issue. For the rest of us, it's about weighing up the practical options. [News Source]
Windmill proposal is not too bright.
Sunday July 16th 2006, 8:00 PMConflict and emotion within the Long Island environmental movement were on display Tuesday night at Massapequa High School where the federal Minerals Management Service hosted a public hearing on a quixotic plan to erect 40 power-generating windmills, each reaching 442 feet into the air. [News Source]
The lures (and limits) of natural gas.
Sunday July 16th 2006, 8:00 PMFrom Boston to St. Petersburg, natural gas is changing the way the world thinks of energy. But as gas goes global, will Russia become the new Saudi Arabia? [News Source]
We need action now on global warming.
Sunday July 16th 2006, 8:00 PMDo we have a national policy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions? Are we improving our public transit system to make it reliable, on time and reasonably priced? Do we give priority to alternative forms of transportation including walking, biking, bus or train? [News Source]
Rich nations snub Blair vision for nuclear-powered future (Independent)
Sunday July 16th 2006, 7:52 PMWorld leaders at the G8 Summit in St Petersburg failed to agree common ground on nuclear energy and global warming yesterday. Tony Blair's struggle to persuade the world's eight most powerful nations to unite to end climate change produced a disappointing one-line acknowledgement that the issue matters to some countries, but not others. [News Source]
Sunday July 16th 2006, 4:00 PMThe debate over nuclear power has increasingly been framed as an environmental one. But whether any new nuclear plants are built in the U.S. depends on individual utilities. And for them, the determining factor is money. [News Source]
Baptists warn environmental politics could divide evangelicals.
Sunday July 16th 2006, 4:00 PMNot long after two influential evangelical groups disagreed publicly over global warming, the Southern Baptist Convention approved its own resolution on the environment. [News Source]