Family Biggs live in the centre of England, in the county of Staffordshire, in a semi-rural setting. Below is a view (West) from the upstairs of my house in Tamworth, looking out from the front over the river Tame. The name Tamworth is derived from … [Read more...] about Happy New Year from Tamworth, UK
If planet earth is suffering from the greenhouse effect shouldn’t the troposphere heat up faster than the surface of the earth? And shouldn’t troposphere temperatures be increasing with the increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels? Alan … [Read more...] about Surface Temperatures plotted over Troposphere Temperatures: A Note from Alan Siddons
"If 2007 was the Year of Al Gore, with his movie, Academy Award and Nobel Prize, 2008 just might be the year the so-called scientific consensus that man is causing the Earth to warm begins to crack. The fissures started to show in 2007: Prominent … [Read more...] about Happy New Year from Marc Morano
As 2007 draws to a conclusion, I make my final entry for the year, in the form of a challenge: Can anyone identify this critter? I photographed it on the distinctive new foliage of a juvenile mahogany (Dysoxylum sp.) and it is about 2 mm long … [Read more...] about What Animal is This?
On December 19, 2007 Australia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honourable Stephen Smith, issued a joint media release with the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Mr Peter Garrett. The release states that "Australia strongly believes … [Read more...] about President of the Japan Whaling Association responds to Australia
Such is the power of politics, driven by concerns about global warming, that according to the US-based online journal Grist, the tide has turned against coal and it is now officially “the enemy of the human race” with the states of California, … [Read more...] about What Will Decide The US’s Energy Future?