Typhoon Wipha slams coast of China . Typhoon Wipha slammed into the Chinese coast less than 60 miles south of Wenzhou about three hours ago and remains a Category 3 hurricane has it travels north at about 12 mph. — The Daily Green
Cuba does its part in billion tree campaign . With a push from the United Nations ” Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign“, designed to encourage tree planting around the world, Cuba has committed to plant some 135 million trees this year. — Treehugger
Philips wants 30% of revenue to come from green products . Philips says that by 2012 it wants 30 percent of total revenues to come from green products, compared with 15 percent of group sales in 2006. This commitment is part of Philips’ latest EcoVision program that focuses on reducing the energy consumption of its products and facilities. — Environmental Leader
The Groovy Movie Picture House is the UK’s first solar powered cinema . Love film, politics and the environment? Then keep an eye out for the Groovy Movie Picture House. The world’s first solar powered, touring cinema is soon to be famous for bringing cutting edge, environmentally-focused, uncompromising, inspiring and of course creative films to all corners of the UK. — Hippyshopper
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191 nations accelerate limits on threats to ozone. A deal by 191 nations to eliminate ozone-depleting substances 10 years ahead of schedule is a “pivotal moment” in the fight against global warming, Environment Minister John Baird of Canada said Saturday. — IHT