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June 2007 Edit

  • China now world's biggest emitter of CO2, according to new research. June 19 [1] topic
  • Only 10% of USA / UK consumers trust what companies and government tell them about global warming, Consumers also have little faith in religious figures, celebrities or the media to provide trustworthy information on climate change. They would rather seek advice from friends and family, environmental groups and scientists. June 18 [2] topic
  • Google launches RechargeIT plug-in hybrid car initiative and unveils solar installation. Google.org to fund more than $10 million to accelerate plug-in hybrid and vehicle-to-grid technology. June 18 [3] topic
  • The inconvenient truth about the carbon offset industry, June 16 [4] topic
  • Widespread warmth leads to fifth warmest spring for USA, Driest spring on record across the South East worsens drought, June 14 [5]
  • 22 per cent of the global workforce, or 614.2 million workers, are working "excessively" long hours. June 7 [7] topic
  • Sudan: Amnesty International adopts powerful technology in campaign to protect civilians in Darfur, June 6 [8] topic
  • Averting Climate Catastrophe: Green Party lays out roadmap to Canada’s low-carbon future, June 6 [9] topic
  • Is nitrogen the new carbon? Human development has disrupted the fluxes of nitrogen and phosphorus through our environment, particularly through the development and application of artificial fertilisers, in a similar way to our disruption of the carbon cycle, says a new report by Green Alliance. June 5 [10] topic
  • Urgent action needed to save the world's forests - UK Minister for Biodiversity, Landscape and Rural Affairs, June 1 [12] topic

References Edit

  1. Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, June 19
  2. AccountAbility Press Release: 18th June
  3. Google Press Center, June 18
  4. The Guardian, June 16, Nick Davies shows how greenhouse gas credits do little or nothing to combat global warming
  5. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, June 14
  6. Royal Society, the UK national academy of science, June 12
  7. International Labour Organization, June 7
  8. Amnesty International, June 6, Instant Karma: The Campaign to Save Darfur, Instant Karma on YouTube
  9. Green Party of Canada, June 6
  10. Green Alliance, June 5
  11. BBC News, June 4
  12. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, June 1


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