Greenhouse Gases

Food Companies Must Act on Climate Change to Tackle Hunger

Ben Phillips | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK
Ben Phillips

The food industry is part of the problem, but it can also clearly play an important role in being the solution. The 'Big 10' must as sector leaders act to on the one hand climate-proof their businesses but also climate-proof the future so there is enough food on the table today and tomorrow.

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

Politicization of Global Warming in America Is a Human Tragedy

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

If there is an issue that should be above politics, human-induced climate change is it; this is a scientific issue that should be based on the data underpinning it.

'World's First Carbon Positive Club'

PA | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Sport

Newcastle United has declared itself to be the world's first "carbon positive" football club after cracking down on its emissions. The Premier Leag...

Have We Left It Too Late?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

Greenhouse gas emissions are on track to be far above the levels needed by 2020 to limit global temperature rises to 2C, experts are warning. Witho...

Arctic Sea Ice 'At Lowest Extent For A Million Years'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

Sea ice in the Arctic has melted to below four-million square kilometres, the lowest it has been for a million years, according to a noted sea ice geo...

Climate Change May Result In 540% Rise In Heat-Related Deaths

PA | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Climate change may increase the number of heat-related deaths in the UK by 540%, health experts predict. By 2080 almost 11,000 people could die eve...

Snow Way! Giant Iceberg Twice The Size Of Manhattan Forms In Greenland

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

As icebergs go, this is a whopper. A 46 square-mile (120 square km) chunk of ice broke away from Greenland’s Petermann Glacier on Monday. If y...

Landmark Deal Saves Climate Talks

PA | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Europe and India have brokered an agreement to push ahead with a road map for a new climate treaty. The latest round of United Nations climate talk...

European Politicians On The Verge Of Scuppering A Climate Change Deal

PA | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

United Nations climate talks are deadlocked after Europe said it could not accept a "watered down" road map to a new treaty which would not deliver a ...

Will There Be A Deal On Greenhouse Gases Reached Today?

PA | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Politics

The latest United Nations talks aimed at tackling climate change are entering the end game today, with hopes that countries can agree to negotiate a n...

Carbon Emissions Make Record Jump As Temperatures Head For 'Catastrophic' Levels

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

Carbon emissions have nearly doubled in the past 20 years, according to figures published by researchers at the University of East Anglia. The stu...

Protesters March On Parliament Calling For Reduction In Carbon Emissions

PA | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

Hundreds of climate change protesters have marched on the Houses of Parliament calling for the world's rich countries to reduce their emissions. Th...

Greenhouse Gasses In The Atmosphere Reach Record Levels

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

The level of carbon dioxide being pumped into the atmosphere has reached record levels, according to the US department of energy. The figures reve...

Electricity Market Reform: Keeping the Lights on in the Cheapest, Cleanest Way

Chris Huhne | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK Politics
Chris Huhne

Our ageing power plants are shutting down. In less than a decade, a quarter of them will go offline. We must build the equivalent of twenty large power stations by 2020 if we are to assure supply and meet our binding renewables and carbon targets