NEW BILL AND STRATEGY LAY FOUNDATIONS FOR TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE
The draft Climate Change Bill, the first of its kind in any country was today set out by Environment Secretary David Miliband (pictured).
The draft Climate Change Bill and accompanying strategy, set out a framework for moving the UK to a low-carbon economy. Thus demonstrating the UK's leadership as progress continues towards establishing a post-2012 global emissions agreement.
Key points of the draft bill include:
- A series of clear targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions - including making the UK's targets for a 60 per cent reduction by 2050 and a 26...
Cameron Diaz has joined forces with former US vice president Al Gore to promote a new environmental awareness initiative.
A 24-hour global event, Live Earth, will start on July 7th (7.7.07) and will be similar to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert.
Massive concerts will be held on every continent - including Antarctica - with Snoop Dogg, Kelly Clarkson and Lenny Kravitz already confirmed to play at the super-gigs.
The In Her Shoes star told the audience at the California Science Centre: "This is the only issue in the history of mankind that affects every single one of us - our planet is in danger.
"But at least someone is doing...
Green MEP for London Jean Lambert calls for radical rethink over UK's 'Hothouses'.
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms that humans are to blame for climate change a new report, 'Hothouses', from Green MEP Jean Lambert has today warned that 'without a radical rethink over the UK's housing emissions we will fail to meet targets and combat climate change'.
Jean, who is Green MEP for London where emissions from the domestic sector account for 37%, higher than levels from transport and the greatest level of any English region, said that Government policies and initiatives to reduce such emissions simply were not...