"Climate News roundup"
Wind farms could power every home in Britain – The Telegraph (UK). This is really an article about the potential for off-shore wind in the UK, which is tremendous (just as it is in this country).
Climate missing from U.S. election – Gore – Reuters. “Some of the candidates have made speeches which are quite good and proposals that are quite responsible, but overall the issue has not achieved the kind of priority that I think it should have.”
Greener Buildings Easy, But Barriers Remain – Expert – Reuters. “The entire current emission reductions commitment under the Kyoto Protocol can be achieved in the building sector alone. And the costs of achieving these reductions are low, very low. … All our studies have found it will not happen if governments are not active to help overcome the market failure that is very blatant here.” – Sylvie Lemmet, director of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.