20 June, 2007
- According to the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, China has become the world’s biggest CO2 emitter in 2006, overtaking the US. China is building not one but two coal power plants per day. Read also The Guardian. BBC News this morning asked the question all Western confused consumers are posing themselves: why should we turn off our standby’s or buy expensive energy-efficient lamps when China’s economic development will lead to climate disaster anyway? Maybe we should just start dancing on our Titanic?
- Climate Counts is a new web site measuring the performance of companies on tackling climate change in their operations. Joel Makower has this in-depth story about the non-profit initiative.