'Down Under' Is Where Some Australians Put Their Heads

A parliamentary report into carbon capture and storage has revealed division within the Federal Government over whether climate change is caused by humans. The inquiry into storing carbon underground says there is compelling evidence that human activity is changing the global climate. But four Coalition MPs disagree.

In the DeSmogosphere Archive August 10, 2007

Activists to Heathrow: "Go Fly A Kite!"

A climate change protest camp is being set up outside Heathrow airport, two days earlier than had been expected.  Thousands of protesters are expected this week at the Camp for Climate Action, which opposes the expansion of London's biggest airport.

Scientists Countdown to Boiling Point

British scientists are predicting a succession of record-breaking high temperatures in the most detailed forecast of global warming's impact on weather around the world. Powerful computer simulations used to create the world's first global warming forecast suggests temperature rises will stall in the next two years, before rising sharply at the end of the decade. From 2010, they warn, every year has at least a 50% chance of exceeding the record year of 1998 when average global temperatures reached 14.54C.

In the DeSmogosphere August 10, 2008


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