Thursday, December 31, 2009
World Economic Forum task force strategies
A global climate policy framework may still be nowhere in sight but various initiatives by individuals and companies are being implemented around the world.
Scientists and environmentalists have warned of severe consequences if countries worldwide do not act decisively to undertake measures that will stabilise greenhouse emissions to safe levels.
On a lighter note, BBC News recently reported the Maldives government planned to hold its Cabinet meeting under the sea as a signal of the threat of global warming to the country.
Comprising over 1,000 coral islands, Maldives will be hit most by climate change as 80% of the archipelago is less than one metre above sea level, making it vulnerable to any rise in sea levels, the report said... http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/10/16/business/4847800&sec=business