Topic archives: carbon emissions

Kyoto blog wrap: they love us, they really love us

December 4, 2007

Kevin Rudd's decision to ratify Kyoto led to applause at the UN and a Mexican wave across world media. Here's what some are saying today.

MacCormack: Greens show up Howard on energy subsidies

and October 23, 2007

Quite how you encourage people to reduce their carbon emissions when you're subsidising their power usage isn't clear. It's like subsidising a smoker's cigarette costs because of all the taxes you've imposed on tobacco, writes David MacCormack.

Aviation and global warming: a change in the air?

September 21, 2007

Aviation in its current form is unsustainable, but do remarks this week by Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull suggest that he's taking the problem more seriously?

10% of businesses understand their carbon risk – does it matter?

September 12, 2007

The latest survey by the Australian Industry Group of 810 companies in manufacturing and commercial construction sectors makes for sobering news, writes Dominique LaFontaine, Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council.

Don’t blow it APEC, habitable planets are hard to find

September 6, 2007

APEC has a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact in our fight against climate change, but will leaders, particularly Bush and Howard, take it? Ian T. Dunlop writes.

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

July 3, 2007

Pearse and climate change ... Wi-Fi v WiMAX ... UK bombs ... NT rescue plan ... Rupert and the Wall Street Journal ... polls and polling ... Zimbabwe ...

Enough with the bogus carbon calculations that are flying about

June 22, 2007

According to the uncritically acclaimed 'study' by the Australia Institute on the evils of low cost air travel and its out of control forcing of global warming, people will 'have to fly a helluva lot less.'