Monday, June 12, 2006

Trans-Boundary Pollution

Air Pollution Goes Global

BROOKLIN, Canada, Jun 2 (IPS) - U.S.-based coal-burning power companies have become the target of international lawsuits so Canadians can one day hope to breathe cleaner air.

Pollution doesn't care where it goes. Into your food supply, your water, or your neighbor's. It pays no attention to geopolitical boundaries.

Sunday, June 11, 2006

It's Official

When the oldest insurance company on the world says climate change is going to affect business, it's time to believe.

Premiums will have to rise and some risks might even be classed as uninsurable due to greenhouse gases and rising sea levels, warned Lloyd's in a report entitled Climate Change, Adapt or Bust.