Hi Jennifer, I haven't had a look at the full report yet, but you might be interested in this article, about the State of the World report, click here. It discusses the growing resource needs and eco-impact of China and India into the future, and … [Read more...] about Out Now: 2006 World Watch Report
Archives for January 2006
According to ABC Online news: Up to 20 properties are feared destroyed or damaged by fires across Victoria, with a number of communities in the state's west and east under threat. At least three homes have burnt down near Anakie, west of Melbourne, … [Read more...] about Athol Hodgson on Bushfires
A week or so ago I explained how researchers had discovered that plants are a source of methane: that a new study led by Frank Keppler of the Max Planck Institute in Germany calculates that all the world's living vegetation (forests included) emit … [Read more...] about Methane from Trees Not Responsible for Global Warming: Frank Keppler
According to an online NBC news report the FBI considers ecoterrorism the most widespread and damaging form of domestic terrorism in the US. It has been carried out against forestry activities and against biotechnology (genetically modified plants) … [Read more...] about Ecoterrorism: 11 Charged
Libby Eyre sent me the following letter which is really a critique of an article that I wrote for Online Opinion titled No Science and No Respect in Australia's Anti-Whaling Campaign. In the letter Libby asks why I put the case for whaling and also … [Read more...] about My Aversion to Whaling is Not Cultural: Libby Eyre
I was really impressed by this picture when I first saw it. It is from the NASA website and shows the extent of warming in the Arctic relative to the rest of the globe. An American newspaper included comment that: A University of Alabama … [Read more...] about Why Isn’t the Antarctic Warming as Much as the Arctic?