Sunday, 1 July 2012

Washington DC in heat wave after huge storm cuts power

Some three million people have been left without power after violent storms hit the region around the US capital, Washington DC.

Watch this clip on BBC NEWS website


Australia introduces tax on polluting companies

Vapour rise from a steel mill chimney in the industrial town of Port Kembla, south of Sydney. File photo
Australia is thought to be the biggest polluting MEDC (More Economically Developed Country) due to the amount of pollution compared to the size of its population. This week it has introduced a carbon tax where large companies are charged for the amount of pollution they create! Read more...


  1. This should be introduced in the UK!

  2. Agreed! May be a way to create more money to boost the economy?!

  3. really suprised Australia produces more carbon per head of population than USA ...