December 2010

China’s Green Growth

Original source: China Daily

Cancunhagen: Glass Three-Fourths Empty

Original source: People's Democracy (India)The climate summit in Copenhagen a year ago inspired many catchy nicknames starting with “hopenhagen” to portray early expectations that it would deliver a solution to the climate crisis, and later “nopenhagen” and the famous “flopenhagen” capturing its failure.

Climate Change: A Lesson for Cancun

Deception would be a less violent term to characterize the sessions of the recent international conference on climate change held in Cancun, Mexico where the planet´s environment is still a serious problem.

Impacts of Desertification

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Can you explain what “desertification” is and why it is an important environmental issue?        -- Jay Harris, Nashville, TN