Tiny traces of Japan radiation spread to IcelandReuters | 22 Mar 2011
Minuscule numbers of radioactive particles believed to have come from Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant have been detected as far away as Iceland, officials said on Tuesday.
Storing carbon dioxide deep underground in rock formScienceDaily.com | 18 Jun 2010
As carbon dioxide continues to burgeon in the atmosphere causing the Earth's climate to warm, scientists are trying to find ways to remove the excess gas from the atmosphere and store it where it can cause no trouble. Researchers in Iceland have been studying the possibility of sequestration of CO2 in basalt.
Ice cap thaw may awaken Icelandic volcanoesReuters | 16 Apr 2010
A thaw of Iceland's ice caps in coming decades caused by climate change may trigger more volcanic eruptions by removing a vast weight and freeing magma from deep below ground, scientists said on Friday.
Economic slump may limit moves on clean energyInternational Herald Tribune | 25 Nov 2008
From Italy to China, a poor global economy and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans to wean businesses and consumers from fossil fuel.
Earthscan re-launches Climate Policy JournalEarthscan | 09 Feb 2005
Climate Policy presents a wide range of refereed research and analysis that address the broad spectrum of policy issues raised by the prospect of changes in the global climate. It addresses both the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change. It also provides a forum for the communication of...
Iceland's hydrogen buses zip to oil-free economyReuters | 11 Jan 2005
Hydrogen, tested in buses from Amsterdam to Vancouver and used in the rockets of the U.S. space shuttle, is a clean power that promises to break dependence on oil and gas -- at least in Iceland.
Europe seeks new accords with US on global warmingBloomberg | 16 Dec 2004
The European Union is seeking new agreements with the U.S. to slow climate change without relying on the Kyoto Protocol, a 123-nation accord President George W. Bush withdrew from almost three years ago.
Europe leads talks on combating global warmingScotsman | 10 Dec 2004
European participants at a UN global climate conference in Argentina are leading discussions on ways to cut greenhouse emissions after 2012, looking beyond the time frame laid out to curb global warming set by the Kyoto Protocol.
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