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The Post-Copenhagen Path



This week saw the deadline for the countries that collectively emit 80% of the world’s greenhouse gasses to hand in their offerings under the ‘Copenhagen Accord’. Although everyone submitted on time; the targets are not binding and the sum total emissions reduction is a long way from meeting what the science demands to give us a 50% change of keeping below the 2 degrees Centigrade needed to prevent very serious climate chaos. Are we… Continue

Added by Paul Allen on February 3, 2010 at 14:30 — 5 Comments

Yes he can!

After weeks of decreasing expectations from Copenhagen, there has been a slightly increased air of optimism at the COP, a new feeling something big might actually happen after all. Amongst a range of new items on table, the US’s new options for dealing with CO2 pollution has got a lot of people talking.



One of the key reasons for the low expectations from the COP had revolved around the current US offer to deliver a 17% reduction below 2005 levels by 2020. Unfortunately, this works… Continue

Added by Paul Allen on December 9, 2009 at 15:41 — 1 Comment

Real England

Below is a review on Paul Kingsnorth's book Real England. Kingsnorth is a journalist, author and has recently co-founded the Dark Mountain project, which might appeal to those of you with an interest in story-telling...





Real England: the Battle Against the Bland

by Paul Kingsnorth

Portobello

£7.99



Surrounded by neighbours who have a clearer sense of identity, it has become fashionable to contemplate what exactly it means to be English in… Continue

Added by Rob on October 19, 2009 at 17:00 — 4 Comments

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