Several people have emailed me a piece from the Washington post titled World Temperatures Keep Rising With a Hot 2005 by Juliet Eilperin. The piece was published a couple of weeks ago (October 13, 2005) and evidently impressed many. It begins: New … [Read more...] about Global Warming for Dummies
Archives for October 2005
According to the Environment Australia website, Macquarie Marsh grazier's have a saying "Fat ducks mean fat cattle". Of course all this is dependent on water. Across Australia there is an expectation that we will all have to pay a bit more for our … [Read more...] about Marsh Graziers Don’t Pay for Water
Stewart Brand predicts that over the next ten years the mainstream of the environmental movement will reverse its opinion and activism in four major areas: population growth, urbanization, genetically engineered organisms, and nuclear power. I hope … [Read more...] about The Environmental Romantics will Change Their Tune
There is much 'food for thought' in the following piece, from ABC Online: Marine historians picking through 200,000 US restaurant menus since the 1850s, schooner logs and archaeological sites are finding that capricious human tastes have let some … [Read more...] about Food Fashion & Fisheries
A fascinating report titled the Human Security Report was published last week by Oxford University Press. It documents a dramatic decline in the number of wars, genocides and human rights abuse over the past decade. The Report argues that the single … [Read more...] about Fewer Wars, More Activism
Yesterday I visited popular theme park Dreamworld at Queensland's Gold Coast. The visit was to celebrate a 10 year old's birthday. The highlight for her was the Giant Drop. We also visited Tiger Island and enjoyed a movie about grizzly and polar … [Read more...] about Polar Bears on Thin Ice?