Guidance aims to help save Scotland’s designed
Environment & Climate Change Minister, Stewart
Stevenson, today visited Dunkeld’s storm damaged Cathedral
Grove to see how recently published guidance from Forestry Commission
Scotland can help restore this designed landscape.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) today
launches a report with detailed new maps showing that 55 per cent
of England’s countryside could be at increased risk from development
as a consequence of the Government’s reforms of the planning
Rare Irrawaddy dolphins found in Indonesian waters
Vulnerable Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris)
have been discovered for the first time in West Kalimantan, a part
of Indonesian Borneo that best known for its dense tropical forests
and rich wildlife.
One of the first indications that change was afoot
in Myanmar came when President Thein Sein announced last year the
suspension of the China-backed, US$3.6 billion Myitsone dam slated
for the country's remote Kachin state.
KPMG refuses to publish controversial green energy
KPMG is refusing to publish the full findings of
a controversial study examining the cost of the government's green
energy policies, which was originally used as a basis for a series
of media reports attacking the cost of renewable energy.
EU says it won't back down in airline emissions row
The European Commission stood by its position in
an ongoing dispute with China over plans to charge airlines flying
to Europe for their carbon emissions, raising the stakes ahead of
an EU-China summit in Beijing next week.
Political discourse driving public opinion on climate,
U.S. opinion on climate change over the last decade
has been affected more by the discourse of political leaders than
by media reports about global warming or extreme weather events,
according to a new study.
Bill Gates backs climate scientists lobbying for
A small group of leading climate scientists, financially
supported by billionaires including Bill Gates, are lobbying governments
and international bodies to back experiments into manipulating the
climate on a global scale to avoid catastrophic climate change.