Climate change – news in brief January 2008

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 12, 2008)

A successful marathon in Bali, US energy bill jumps another hurdle, but bad news for UK commuters

China: Cutting down on plastic

Paul French, (Jan 10, 2008)

The easy availability of plastic bags in China has become an issuing of growing environmental concern, now the Chinese have decided to act

Low-carbon economy – Regions that may rescue the planet

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 8, 2008)

California and Guangdong are exciting new grounds for potential climate change laws, says Emily Farnworth

Predictions for 2008: The year previewed – The sparkling responsibility podium awaits

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 7, 2008)

Olympics in China, the US presidential election and more climate change talks – just some of the highlights of the year ahead

Green shopping – Carbon labels should know their place

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 7, 2008)

By all means cut carbon dioxide emissions to help your business, but don’t boast about it to customers

Carbon labels – A green mark too far?

David Deans, (Jan 4, 2008)

The Carbon Trust’s experiment with carbon labels could transform the behaviour of UK companies and consumers. But there are doubts hanging over the scheme

2007’s predictions: Preview reviewed – Sometimes sub-prime, always engaging

Ian Welsh - Editor, (Jan 4, 2008)

Was it worth reading last January’s predictions for 2007 from Ethical Corporation? Well, yes. And no. But mostly yes