Above: Channel 4 News reports Unelected Business Secretary, ‘Lord’ Mandelson was hit by slime rather than sleaze when Leila Deen, a member of environmental group Plane Stupid, threw green custard over him this morning. The move was a ‘last resort’ after the democratic process had failed, she said. Plane Stupid is campaigning against a third […]
The Guardian writes that devastating global warming can be avoided without excessive economic cost but only if we act now and limit the temperature increase to 2C.
The Gulf Stream is an ocean current that keeps Britain warm by dragging water northwards from the tropics Now scientists have revealed that a part of the Stream came to a temporary halt for ten days during November 2004. No one is quite sure what this means. Will it happen again? Is it a sign […]
The Independent newspaper reports that a dangerous rise in temperature is now unavoidable. We are on course for ‘a rise in global mean temperatures to two degrees above the level before the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th century,’ the article says. The two degree threshold was set down by scientists from around the world […]