Saturday, July 19, 2008

China's carbon emissions

According to Professor Garnaut, if current rates of growth continue, China's carbon emissions will triple by 2030 (22 years time when I'm 75) and they will then make up 37% of global emissions — three times those of the US.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Mountain Gorillas

There are a mere 780 mountain gorillas in the world.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

northern polar icecap

Since 1979 more than 20% of the polar icecap has melted away. It once covered an area of the Arctic Ocean about the size of Australia.