After languishing in the darkness for ten years, a national climate policy in Canada could take shape during an anticipated first ministers meeting in Vancouver next month. The meeting fulfills a...
Forget “clean coal.” Energy giant General Electric thinks coal is downright sexy.
This “coal-is-so-clean-its-sexy ad” was pulled by General Electric a while back, but it goes to show just how far some will go to sell clean coal.
Strange choice of music for the ad - “Sixteen Tons” by Merle Travis is a song about the misery of coal mining.
“You need a giant plan for America. Not the pissant 83 megawatt [windfarm] deals being stamped all over the country. There needs to be a huge plan from someone with leadership. It's going to take years to do, but it has to start now.”
Al Gore? Nope. Too plain-spoken. This quote comes from oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, an erstwhile Bush supporter who is bankrolling a Texas windfarm that will be five times bigger than the current world-record holder.
Bjorn Lomborg had an embarrassing encounter with truth this month. The Skeptical Environmentalist has made a lucrative career of jetting around the world on media tours telling the public that dealing with climate change will endanger the world’s poorest people.
The United Nations doesn’t see it that way. Last week the World Health Organization issued a statement for World Health Day recognizing that climate change will devastate populations in developing countries.