Global Warming, Climate Change and the Environment

Over the last year, two key concepts have reigned over all others: the economy and the environment. Like opposing forces they push and pull at one another, with economic downturns running counter to calls for increased spending on the environment, including renewable energy development and sustainability initiatives. And both problems are escalating, with the world’s media reporting daily on the …

Stay Sharp on Climate Change

Many people want to act in a more environmentally friendly way. Whether they are focused on the small scale, like simple lifestyle choices, or have their sights set on mountainous political heights, there are a large number of people out there who are not content to simply know about environmental issues, but want to act. Maybe you’re one of them. …

Cyprus’ Political Climate Change

Anybody contemplating purchasing a second, or replacement home abroad at the moment should be watching the current political manoeuvrings and goings on in Cyprus. Cyprus has been divided into a Turkish Cypriot North, which accounts for one third of the island, and a Greek Cypriot south since 1974, when the installed Greek nationalist leader Nikos Sampson became de facto president …

Global Studies on Climate Change

Climate change is an issue that is currently alarming scientists. The factors affecting global changes are carefully studied by famous scientists around the globe. Climate change is a significant weather change of a given region. Also called global warming, it increases the average temperature measurement of the Earth’s surface. This involves changes in the atmosphere over durations to millions of …

Climate Change Shows That the Birds Know Nest

Imagine your wedding anniversary or your birthday falling a week earlier this year than it did forty years ago. This was the example that Mark Avery, the RSPB’s conservation director, gave to the BBC’s Today programme this morning to highlight the significance of a new report showing that many of the UK’s garden birds, from Robins to Chaffinches, are laying …

Climate Top Tips – At Home and At Work

Tips for reducing your CO2 emissions fall into a number of categories; this article focuses on what you can do at home and in the workplace to reduce your carbon footprint. At home Simple measures could substantially reduce the emissions from your home, and save you money as well – you could currently be paying much more than you need …

Climate Change and Energy are Converging into New Era of Clean Energy

“High energy prices, climate change and energy security are converging as the new engine driving the development of clean energy,” Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) and executive vice president, IHS Inc., said today in Washington, D.C. “There is a major shift in public opinion towards clean energy, which is being bolstered by the growing conviction that …

Climate Change: How North American Agriculture is Affected by Global Warming

When you think of global warming, you might envision dramatic scenes like melting glaciers and flooded coastlines. Agriculture is yet another area that will be seriously affected by climatic changes. Farming challenges may become even more intense. Today it is even more likely that a farmer will face droughts, floods, heat waves, and hurricanes. These types of weather events that …