Archive for December, 2008
The Arctic region is warming at a faster rate than the rest of the world at least a decade before it was predicted to happen. Read more about it here !
Do you play chess ? (les échecs). Apparently a chess champion is now considered guilty of doping !! Read more about this scandal here.
Watch this very interesting and thorough photo report by a Liberation journalist.
People affected by worsening storms, heatwaves and floods could soon be able to sue the oil and power companies they blame for global warming, a leading climate expert has said. Read more about this in The Guardian.
People who claim benefits may have to pass the “lie detector” test to reduce fraud.
Read more about this issue in The Guardian, a British quality daily paper .
Watch on this interactive map the Carbon emissions per country. New figures published confirm that China has overtaken the US as the largest emitter of CO2. This interactive emissions map shows how the rest of the world compares
Sorry, I couldn’t access the blog this week-end. I was quite busy as well, marking papers (the mock exam also known as “Bac Blanc”).
So here I am back but late with music for your ears !
This is a song by Travis (a British band but the singer, Fran Healy, is actually Scottish). Listen to “Why does it always rain on me ?” (appropriate song for this wet week-end)