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Volt Doesn't get 230 MPG and is Not Good for Climate Change--at least not in the Southeast U.S.

A number of news outlets have given glowing reports about the Chevy Volt, a car which they argue gets 230 mpg. It doesn't. In fact, the Chevy Volt is bad for the environment in the Southeast United States in 2010. Maybe it wont be in 2020, but it is in 2010. Let me tell you why.



I am not critical of the vehicle itself. It is a step in the right direction. I am critical of the reporting about it.



The Chevy Volt will be good for the environment in the Northwest of the United… Continue

Added by Rod Sullivan on November 13, 2009 at 19:00 — No Comments

Prepping for Copenhagen



I'm coming to Copenhagen for a number of reasons, but the primary motivator is the opportunity to perform my solo show The Boycott at Klimaforum09, which will be taking place across the street from the Bella Center.



My show is a modern spoof on the ancient Greek comedy Lysistrata. In the original play, a… Continue

Added by Kathryn Blume on November 12, 2009 at 18:28 — No Comments

Carbon Army

BTCV, your favourite environmental volunteering charity, is gearing up for a busy December. But while the world talks...we'll be out there taking practical action against climate change.

Our army is mobilising and there will be much more information from November 25th when we officially launch. check out www.btcv.org.uk/carbonarmy…

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Added by Jane Whitham on November 12, 2009 at 16:59 — 2 Comments

Military Experts from Five Continents warn of Impact of Climate Change on Security

A group of serving and retired military officers from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US released a statement calling on all governments to “work for an ambitious and equitable international agreement” at the global climate talks in Copenhagen in December.



The statement, presented at a meeting on 29 October 2009 at Brookings in Washington, and issued simultaneously in Brussels, Dhaka, Georgetown, London, New Delhi and The Hague, says that “incremental, and at times,… Continue

Added by Géraud de Ville on November 12, 2009 at 12:30 — No Comments

What is the Climate Change Media Partnership?

Thank you for visiting or joining the Climate Change Media Partnership's Roster of Experts.



Internews, Panos and the International Institute for Environment and Development created the CCMP in 2007 to support journalists from the global South to report on climate change accurately and in ways that are relevant to their local audiences.



Our main activities take place during each year's UNFCCC COP, where we take 40 journalists and provide two weeks of training, editorial… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on November 9, 2009 at 19:02 — No Comments

Welcome to the Roster of Experts

Thank you for joining the Climate Change Media Partnership's Roster of Experts.



We created this site to promote accurate and accessible journalism about climate change by helping journalists and their sources to connect. We hope this site will promote communication within, as well as between, these two groups.



Please use the Blogs function to share your news. All members can comment on blog… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on November 9, 2009 at 14:00 — No Comments

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