Knowing something of the energy consumed by flat screen displays I couldn't help noticing the appearance of an enormous (6 x 3 metres) digital advertising hoarding outside Richmond Fire Station in London.
History will remember 2008 for its ‘crisis of capitalism’. The crash on Wall Street was the game-changer in the US election race, and it could soon be remembered as the gamechanger on climate change, too.
The Campaign against Climate Change aims to bring people together both in the UK and around the world to produce the biggest, most visible and loudest possible demand for urgent, radical and resolute action on climate – both from our own government here in the UK and from the nations of the world acting together.
What can we expect of December’s meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Poznan, Poland? The main question will be how to follow the Kyoto Protocol’s first ‘commitment period’, which ends in 2012.
Last year celebrity pig farmer Jimmy Doherty kept 1000 organically reared pigs, while this year apparently he's raised barely 200. But if Jimmy’s farm is on the skids, the same cannot be said of his career as a media celeb.