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The following article has been sent to Blogactiv by Jo Leinen MEP, Chairman of the Committee on the Environment in the European Parliament. At present, the world faces two major global crises: The first one is the financial and economic crisis, which has strongly influenced policy-makers and governments in their work over the last one… » read more

Posted by Jo Leinen MEP

This very interesting article about annual CO2 emissions has been forwarded to us by Gema San Bruno, Secretary General of European Small Hydropower Association. The article suggests that in 2008 carbon emissions fell because of high prices of fuels and the credit crisis. Read the full article here.

Posted by Stuart Langridge

The following article about climate change has been written for Blogactiv by David Bennetts a Chartered Meteorologist from the United Kingdom. A critical question I have been asking is ‘Why are politicians not solving the climate change issues quickly enough’. It is true that they are beginning to get to grips with the issues now… » read more

Posted by David Bennetts

The latest round of climate negotiations has been concluded in Bonn – and it seems that the Copenhagen meeting in December will have a greater chance of success. This story by the BBC explains that two extra negotiating conferences have been added to the climate agenda between the next Bonn gathering in June and the… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Over the last week there have been a number of interesting developments in the field of climate change as it relates to the European Union. Firstly, the European Commission has released a White Paper which describes their adaption strategy. EurActiv.com reported on it here. And today, the European Council has adopted a climate-energy legislative package.… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Over 2000 scientists attended the Climate Change Congress in Copenhagen on March 10th to 12th this year. After 3 days of numerous keynote speeches and presentation as well as 58 parallel sessions, the event closed with the understanding that urgent action is needed – now. The leading scientists at the congress shall issue an Executive… » read more

Posted by robertarendal

The consequences of climate change can be serious, but even more dangerous is the way we may react to the strain such change can impose on society. Climate change will not affect every geographic region equally; rather some areas will be hard hit, while others might escape the consequences or even benefit from these changes.… » read more

Posted by tobias_winther

My attention has just been drawn to a post by one of our other environmental bloggers. Essentially, there will be an emergency meeting in Copenhagen in March to warn politicians to act much more quickly and decisively. The Guardian in the United Kingdom reports here: Scientists plan emergency summit on climate change | Environment |… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

On January 28th 2009, the EU Commission has presented its proposals for the Copenhagen climate Conference, due to finalise a comprehensive international strategy for tackling humanity’s most pressing problem in the 21st century. These are the main points: • Developed countries reduce their green house gas by 30 percent below 1990 levels until 2020; •… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein