The Group agrees to halve greenhouse gases by 2050, developing nations don’t buy it
By Holly OtterbeinPosted 07.10.2008 at 11:24 am 5 Comments
On Tuesday, G8 leaders in Japan made an agreement that sounds great – by 2050, they’ll cut the number of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions by half. It’s an improvement to Kyoto Protocol, at least, which the United States refused to adopt (and refused to apologize about). But developing nations, including China and India, were quick to criticize the accord, insisting that the G8 cut their emissions by more than 80 percent.
Electronic manufacturer Sharp showcases a flatscreen that can run off-grid and with one-third the power of its counterparts
By Jaya Jiwatram Posted 07.08.2008 at 1:21 pm 2 Comments
Watch your carbon footprint grow fainter with Sharp's completely solar-run LCD TV. The sleek 26-inch wide, 20 mm-thick prototype made its grand debut this week at the G8's Summit's Zero Emission House. Appropriate timing considering what a hot topic the environment has been at this year's summit.