Friday, June 24, 2011

Go It Alone? Or Work Together?

Following up on my recent post, I was curious to hear what came out of the recent United Nations meeting in Bonn, Germany that just rounded up last Friday. The talks, with delegates from 183 countries, were held in preparation for the Climate Summit set for November 28 this year in Durban (aka COP17). Apparently nothing much came out of the meeting except deadlock... Read more here.

Monday, June 6, 2011

The “Global” in Global Warming

New Post on Global Warming, over at my other blog.

"An interesting thing is happening in a small country in the Pacific Ocean. Micronesia, an island nation that is already suffering from the effects of global warming, has decided to try to force the issue of global responsibility for climate change. The nation has lodged a legal challenge against the Czech government to stop the expansion of a coal-fired power station some 7,000 miles away. The proposed expansion would create a coal plant that emits forty times more carbon dioxide annually than the entire Micronesian population.  ..."  Read more here.