Deforestation and burning in the Amazon. Source: Leo Freitas
In the future, green consumers might be faced with a difficult choice: Do they want to buy meat from grazing, grass-fed, cows who emit 50% more greenhouse gasses than their locked-up counterparts? Or do they want to prioritize the fight against climate change by […]
Providing specific data and facts about climate change may not be enough to change people’s habits. Unfortunately, many people concerned about climate issues discuss it in a way that ordinary people simply cannot understand. Having entertainment programmes address green issues could make people sit up and listen.
Just as in advertising, the […]
Our dependance on fastfood contributes massively to global warming. So much so that according to Professor Jørgen E Olesen, professor at Århus University and one of Denmarks leading authority’s on agriculture and global warming, we should eat vegetarian Big Macs to reduce CO2 emissions.
Jørgen Olesen’s wish for our future eating habits can […]
An alternative to emitting CO2 into the atmosphere could be storing it in the ocean bed. This drastic intervention was promoted at the opening of the Beyond Kyoto conference by one of the veterans of the debate on climate change, Wallace S. Broecker of Columbia University.
Wallace S. Broecker addresses the audience at the […]
One Ton Less campaign’s aim is to open possibilities of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions
Malene Kauffmann Hansen from Danish Energy Agency explains: “The benefit for the businesses is that by participating in the campaign they can show responsibility in relation to the climate issue”. If people reduce their emissions of CO2, it will […]
The satellite fell into the ocean three minutes after take-off
There was disappointment at NASA on Tuesday after a satellite meant to study carbon dioxide in the atmosphere failed to reach orbit. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory or OCO was launched yesterday morning at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Around 1:58am Pacific Time, the […]
Australian scientist wants UN climate conference in Denmark to address threat of forest fires
Bushfires that devastated areas of Australia’s Victoria state released millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide, exceeding emission limits set by the Kyoto Protocol. The Australian government told the United Nations last year that wildfires in 2003 released 190 million tonnes of […]
Christian Poll from the Danish Society for Nature Preservation thinks journalists focus too much on CO2 in the public environmental debate. According to him, the CO2-focus draws away the attention from other important environmental matters.
During the international climate conference Beyond Kyoto – addressing the challenges of climate change the global the CO2 emission will […]
Douglas Johnson, Lockheed Martin Corp. (USA)
D. Johnson, Lockheed Martin Corp. (USA): “Right now things are changing in the U.S., we get more involved in the world politics and climate related issues, so this conference could help.”
Mr. Johnson says that having this conference right now is significant because the prices of electricity are […]
Environmental conferences have some interesting side-effects on climate reporting in the Danish Media In anticipation of the Beyond Kyoto Conference and the COP 15 Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in nine months time, Danish media coverage of climate issues has increased dramatically.
With the increase of coverage happening so quickly experts and journalists have raised […]