Britain may OK pollution 'points' trades
Britain may require individuals to limit the carbon dioxide they produce to combat global warming -- and permit energy-savers to profit by selling their carbon allowances, the environment secretary David Miliband said.
环保人士指责跨国石油公司荷兰皇家壳牌集团其位于俄罗斯远东地区库页岛的“第二库页岛"(Sakhalin II) 石油与天然气项目严重破坏了当地生态，包括不断加剧的水土流失和有 毒化学物质泄漏形成的潜在水污染。
Shell damaging environment in Russian far east, say green groups
Multinational oil company Royal Dutch Shell has caused severe ecological damage including widespread soil erosion and possible water contamination from toxic chemical leaks, in building its Sakhalin II oil and gas project on Sakhalin Island in the Russian far east, say environmentalists.
Weaning China away from coal
Nearly half of China's energy is expected to come from sources other than coal 15 years from now, as the country is determined to optimize energy consumption by alleviating coal dependency, experts and officials have said.
Youth coalition takes stand against G8's vision of energy security
A coalition of international youth groups from 21 countries across six continents, including China, has come together in opposition to a leaked plan of action on energy security which was drafted by the G8.
Earth facing 'catastrophic' loss of species
The Earth is on the brink of 'major biodiversity crisis'; fuelled by the steady destruction of ecosystems, a group of the world's most distinguished scientists and policy experts warn today.
据一高级联合国官员周一透露， 发展中国家无意于实施降低碳排放的措施， 原因是不满富有国家在应付全球暖化问题上做得不够。
China, India not ready to cut emissions - U.N. official
Developing countries are unlikely to commit to curbing their rising carbon emissions because they believe rich nations are not doing enough to tackle global warming, a top United Nations official said on Monday.