Tag Archive for 'World Wildlife Fund'

Renewable energy sources could meet from 60 to 90% of the UK’s electricity demand by 2030

October 28th, 2011 by WWF

The report “Positive Energy: how renewable electricity can transform the UK by 2030” by WWF has said that renewable sources of energy could meet between 60 to 90% of the UK’s electricity demand by 2030, and recommends that the UK government sets its target at no less than 60% for renewable energy generation to provide […]

Thomas Friedman of The New York Times speaks on the global warning received in 2008

October 9th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning author and Foreign Affairs columnist for The New York Times, speaks at the Greenbuild Conference held in Toronto, Canada from 4 to 7 October 2011.

WWF’s Living Planet report finds ecological overshoot rockets whilst tropics suffer catastrophic declines in biodiversity

October 13th, 2010 by WWF

Populations of tropical species are plummeting and humanity’s demands on natural resources are sky-rocketing to 50 per cent more than the earth can sustain, new analysis in the 2010 edition of WWF’s Living Planet Report – the leading survey of the planet’s health – reveals. The biennial publication, produced in collaboration with the Zoological Society […]

Living in harmony with nature

October 8th, 2010 by Richard Lord

A healthy diet for a healthy planet

October 8th, 2010 by Richard Lord

2020 global greenhouse gas emissions set to exceed dangerous levels by one third

October 7th, 2010 by WWF

Under current policy settings, global greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 could add up to nearly one third more than the benchmark needed to avoid dangerous climate change, according to the latest “gigatonne gap” analysis conducted by WWF. Plugging The Gap, a paper released today at UN climate negotiations in Tianjin, China, shows that recent science […]