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Gerard Wynn

Gerard Wynn

    Business needed to crack climate stalemate
    Business needed to crack climate stalemate
    Evidence of green business profits and more direct industry engagement may be needed to push UN climate talks out of stale rich-poor rivalries to a...
    Action on global climate may drift for years
    Action on global climate may drift for years
    International action on climate change looks likely to drift over the next two years as politicians waver on tougher carbon caps in the wake of the...
    Electric cars win hype, staying power questioned
    Electric cars win hype, staying power questioned
    Electric cars are riding high, as incentives and new models make them a realistic option, but the fresh attention may highlight flaws compared with...
    Brown says leaders must intervene in climate deal
    Brown says leaders must intervene in climate deal
    British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday urged world leaders to intervene personally to break deadlocked talks to agree a global climate-change deal in December....
    EU chief confident climate deal will be reached
    EU chief confident climate deal will be reached
    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Monday he was confident the world would sign a global deal to combat climate change in...
    Struggling solar firms look to public projects
    Struggling solar firms look to public projects
    John Fitzpatrick is in a buoyant niche of construction. Building subsidised homes for disadvantaged people, with solar panelled roofs for environmentally friendly power, he is funded by the government....
    Hit by fuel prices, which way will motorists turn?
    Hit by fuel prices, which way will motorists turn?
    With oil prices near $140 a barrel, motorists are starting to look seriously at both alternative fuels and electric vehicles as a way to be able to...
    Bali climate talks advance despite squabbling
    Bali climate talks advance despite squabbling
    A 190-nation climate meeting in Bali took small steps towards a new global deal to fight global warming by 2009 on Tuesday amid disputes about how...
    Solar energy boom may help world's poorest
    Solar energy boom may help world's poorest
    A surge in investment in solar power is bringing down costs of the alternative energy source, but affordability problems still dog hopes for the...
    Economists on climate change: Do we care?
    Economists on climate change: Do we care?
    Will the spending needed to prevent global warming cost the world more than just sitting back, or even enjoying the possible financial benefits of...