Topic archives: carbon emissions

The real-time carbon emissions counter

June 22, 2009

Deutsche Bank has installed the world's first real-time scientifically-calculated, carbon counter on a billboard -- and it's going up at a scary 800 tons a seconds.

Building a better cow

June 8, 2009

So the bloated dairy and beef industries are having a terrible impact on the environment with the CO2 emissions of cows. Decrease our dependence on these foods? Nah, let's make cows that don't burp or fart.

How green is your porridge?

May 18, 2009

A new eco-label in the UK will show consumers the carbon footprint of cooking a product.

China ready to deal on climate change

May 7, 2009

Beijing are finally ready to come to the table on carbon emissions -- at least according to the British government.

Rudd’s CPRS is full of gaping holes

May 5, 2009

The Rudd Government’s tweaking of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) does nothing to improve its environmental credibility, writes Andrew Macintosh.

Drastic reduction in fossil fuels needed to curb global warming

May 1, 2009

Two new studies say current plans to curb global warming aren't enough; we need to cut burning of fossil fuels down to almost zero.

The coming global catastrophe: what will we tell the next generation?

April 27, 2009

A British Government advisor is predicting a global catastrophe by 2030 over diminishing food, water and energy supplies. What will you tell your children if he's correct? asks Martin Flanagan.

Rudd Government is gutless on climate change

April 23, 2009

The impacts of climate change will be felt far sooner, and will be far more costly, for Australia than for the UK.

South Korea lights the way on emissions cuts

April 21, 2009

Seoul's huge financial stimulus package pledges 81% for a swath of environmental projects. But activists fear a wave of construction may increase the country's carbon footprint.

Bad news from Copenhagen: climate beyond worst case

April 15, 2009

Urgent action is needed now to decarbonise societies.