The End of Car Culture - NYTimes.com
A study last year found that driving by young people decreased 23 percent between 2001 and 2009. The millennials don’t value cars and car ownership, they value technology — they care about what kinds of devices you own, Ms. Sheller said. The percentage of young drivers is inversely related to the availability of the Internet, Mr. Sivak’s research has found. Why spend an hour driving to work when you could take the bus or train and be online?Climate Policy Is A Job Killer For Prime Ministers Down Under | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The news that Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been ousted as leader of the country’s Labor Party in favor of Kevin Rudd is actually pretty interesting — with potentially broader implications for climate-change policy in the years ahead.Researcher Predicts Cooler Climate In Northern Hemisphere From 2015 | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
A Japanese scientist who analyzed ocean temperatures stretching back more than five decades has predicted that the climate in the Northern Hemisphere may enter a cooling period around 2015.UK Government Report: Global Warming May Be Beneficial To Britain | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
A surge in global temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions could create a boost for parts of the British economy, a government report will suggest this week.