carbon economy

China Is Going Green?

China Is Going Green?

Recently, heaps of attention has been paid to the fact that China leads the world on carbon pollution. While this is true in terms of total pollution output, the average Chinese person has roughly 20% the carbon footprint of your average American person. The only problem is China has more than 1.3 billion people. China…

Britain Budgets for Future Low-carbon Economy

Britain Budgets for Future Low-carbon Economy

LONDON, UK, March 7, 2008 (ENS) – In its budget for 2008-2009, the British government has allocated hundreds of millions of pounds for clean energy technologies over the next three years. Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Hilary Benn, MP, Thursday announced an increase in funding for clean energy technologies, investments and…

Climate Change Links 2008 Champions of the Earth

Climate Change Links 2008 Champions of the Earth

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 29, 2008 (ENS) – A prime minister, a former prime minister, and a prince are among seven Champions of the Earth selected for recognition as outstanding environmental achievers by the UN Environment Programme. The work of this year’s champions – one from each region of the world – is all related to…