- 5 December 2006 - Children create havens in Bihar A group of children belong to Taru Mitra (Friends of Trees) are transforming derelict areas of the city of Patna. They have transformed a farm into a bio-reserve, cleaned up streets, cleared pig stys, created 25 small gardens and developed 8 nurseries. They have successfully campaigned against trucks creating sand pollution, use pitcher irrigation, and helped clean the streets by demanding fines from litter louts. Wow!
BBC News India
- 4 December 2006 - Dutch kids win bet Children from a school in Almere bet their government that they could save more energy over a four week period. They saved 33% whilst the Dutch Environment Minister, Pieter van Geel, saved 20%. Both were able to instigate some lasting measures whilst showing publically what can be done easily.
BBC News Holland
- 2 December 2006 - Hopes for US now Democrats are back Head of Senate Energy Committee, Jeff Bingamen, hopes to place far more emphasis on renewable energy and climate change than was formerly possible.
BBC News USA
- 22 November 2006 - Australia to go nuclear? PM John Howard has just received a report stating nuclear power as the most competitive option for the future. The industry could be established within 10-15 years.
BBC News Australia