The Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics (ABARE)has just issued a media release: Australia's GM-free stance on planting transgenic canola could result in significant losses for Australian farmers, according to the September issue … [Read more...] about The GM-Free Price Tag
Archives for September 2005
While in the US, the Prime Minister announced that Australia is joining the new International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza (IPAPI). On 16th September he said, The partnership will bring together concerned states to limit the spread of … [Read more...] about The Dutch Ban Free-Range Chooks
A reader of this weblog sent in the following link to a column by David Suzuki published in Canadian newspapers: ...Katrina, it seems, was just a convenient excuse to get the same tired "Global warming isn't happening, and if it is it has nothing … [Read more...] about Suzuki on Katrina
I received the following email from a reader of this weblog: "Folks, At times the church has been drawn into the forest debate causing concern among Christian timber folk, the church appearing to follow the anti forestry argument. But now it is … [Read more...] about A Christian Forester’s Views
According to Opposition environment spokesman Anthony Albanese the latest issue of science journal 'Science' provides, "A scientific basis for what the Government was told in its climate change risk and vulnerability report just two months … [Read more...] about Now Scientific Basis for Climate Change?
Owen Harries writes in today's Financial Review, "On political matters, intellectuals tend to share two characteristics: they are slaves to fashion; and on the big questions, they tend to get things hopelessly wrong." Harries proceeds to give a … [Read more...] about A Herd of Independent Minds