>Despite warnings, oil usage expected to increase

>by James KanterInternational Herald Tribune (July 09 2007)Despite four years of high prices and increasingly dire warnings about climate change, a new report Monday predicted that world oil demand would rise faster than previously expected over the next five years while production slips, threatening a supply crunch."Demand is growing and as people become accustomed to … Continue reading >Despite warnings, oil usage expected to increase

>UN official: Cuba has solved its energy crisis …

>... without sacrificing its environmentThe Associated PressInternational Herald Tribune (July 04 2007)Cuba has solved crippling energy shortages that plagued the island as recently as 2004 without sacrificing a long-term commitment to promoting environmentally friendly fuels, the head of the United Nations Environment Program said Wednesday.The electric grid still relies too heavily on wasteful gas-flare reactors … Continue reading >UN official: Cuba has solved its energy crisis …

>Solar Activity ‘Not The Cause of Global Warming’

>by Steve ConnorThe Independent (July 11 2007)Claims that increased solar activity is the cause of global warming - rather than man-made greenhouse gases - have been comprehensively disproved by a detailed study of the Sun.Scientists have delivered the final blow to the theory that recent global warming can be explained by variations in the natural … Continue reading >Solar Activity ‘Not The Cause of Global Warming’

>A message from the melting slopes of Everest

>The sons of Hillary and Tenzing speak out about climate change: "Believe us, it's a reality"by Cahal Milmo and Sam Relphfrom The Independent & The Independent on SundayIndependent.co.uk (July 06 2007)Fifty-four years after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first men to scale Everest, their sons have said the mountain is now so … Continue reading >A message from the melting slopes of Everest

>Rain Dance

>Clusterfuck Nationby Jim KunstlerComment on current events by the author of The Long Emergencywww.kunstler.com (July 09 2007)Live Earth is a 24-hour, seven-continent concert series taking place on 7/7/07 that will bring together more than 100 music artists and two billion people to trigger a global movement to solve the climate crisis. -- The Live Earth … Continue reading >Rain Dance