Category | Climate Change

Climate change’s silver lining

Posted on 22 November 2008

So how could there be ANYTHING positive about climate change? I hear you cry. Destruction of natural habitats, extinction of species and displacement of millions of people are all events that we fear from climate change. However, Russell Mittermeier, president of Conservation International and chairman of global conservation group IUCN’s Species Survival Commission’s Primate Specialist [...]

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Climate change knock on effects for women

Posted on 20 September 2008

I’ve just read an item of news on the New Consumer website which is something we may already be aware of but is such an important issue to raise again and again. That is the additional effects that climate change has on women and girls in developing countries like Kenya. The news item ‘Climate Change [...]

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Canvass Your MP – Now!

Posted on 10 June 2008

Canvass Your MP is all about tackling climate change and was masterminded by a group of bloggers (including our very own Asi, a Green Guys Global editor) who came up with this great idea just last week. The campaign aims to inspire members of the public to engage with their local MP and encourage them [...]

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are we fighting for something bigger than the environment?

Posted on 19 May 2008

I have been reading a lot lately ( I also owe you wonderful readers a review of John Grants “green marketing manifesto”)But I want to raise another matter today.It seems like we’re in the fight for something bigger than “just” the environment. Apparently it looks like we are the generation who is going to take [...]

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Quench Your Thirst and Save the Planet

Posted on 01 April 2008

E.on is delighted to announce the discovery of a new form of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). Burning coal to generate electricity produces Carbon Dioxide (CO2), a green house gas that contributes to climate change. However by capturing the CO2 before it is released into the atmosphere and piping it through natural spring water we [...]

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Earth: The Sequel

Posted on 11 March 2008

There is is fascinating new book titled Earth: The Sequel by Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund and Miriam Horn.  I have to admit I have not read the book- yet- but I have been receiving so many emails and hearing a lot buzz surrounding it, that I finally went to its website [...]

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Bali Update

Posted on 21 December 2007

Since my Bali Action post on 13th December I thought I’d write a little update. I expect you all heard about the big turnaround in the discussions. At one point it seemed as thought the whole thing would break down. However, after extended talks and lots of wrangling, all nations have agreed to sign a [...]

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Which Carbon Offset?

Posted on 18 December 2007

Carbon Offsetting can be a controversial issue, viewed by some as a means to lighten their carbon load on the planet and by others as an excuse to throw money at a problem rather than make any effective or sometimes challenging changes. My personal view of carbon offsetting is that it should be used to [...]

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Bali Action!

Posted on 13 December 2007

Tomorrow the Climate Change Conference in Bali will be over. So, what will the outcomes be and what will they mean for our planet and everyone on it? I thought it might be useful to highlight a few ‘Bali Talks’ resources informing us what the world leaders are discussing, what they decide and how we [...]

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Pay It Forward – raise awareness about climate change

Posted on 12 December 2007

Have you ever watched the film “Pay It forward?” Well Jane over at ‘Live the Solution’ has written a fantastic post about how the pay it forward concept is being applied by an American Science Teacher who has made a series of very interesting (and funny) short films titled ‘How it all ends’. Through the [...]

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