China gives Greens reason to be optimistic

“It’s easy to be pessimistic.” These were the words of a climate change scientist who admitted measures for reducing global emissions simply aren’t being met. Last year at Cancun no agreement was made by the international community to commit to our climate- and fossil fuels still remain the dominant source of energy. It’s not all […]

Don’t let economic slump affect our climate, says LSE prof

Although purse belts have tightened in the recession, growth agendas have to include green technologies. These were the words of LSE academic Michael Jacobs, speaking at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership event in London today. Mr Jacobs, of the Grantham Institute which specialises in climate change research said: “The economic downturn clearly has had an […]

Academics urge Government to forge China link

Academics and business leaders have called on the UK to establish strong links with China to become a leading low carbon technologies export force. Dr Samuel Fankhauser from the London School of Economics told the Energy and Climate Change Committee there were serious opportunities available with the East Asian superpower. Professor Fankhauser, from the Grantham […]