Ian Mackay  has just returned from visiting south east Queensland's many water storages. He clocked up 1,800 kilometres over the four days and this is what he found: 1. In pictures: http://www.stoppress.com.au/ . 2. In words: "Dam after dam, … [Read more...] about Dams Leaving Us High & Dry: Ian Mackay
Archives for July 2006
If you do a search at this blog site for 'hockey stick', Google will provide you with about 70 links and the first will link to a question I posted a year ago: "What is the evidence for the medieval warm period? My understanding is that the Vikings … [Read more...] about Global Warming Icon ‘Hit For Six’
Melbourne-based think tank the Institute of Public Affairs publishes a quarterly journal of politics and public affairs called 'Review'. The last Review devoted 8 pages to the 'Top 20 books you must read before you die'. The list included John … [Read more...] about 13 Worst Things To Happen To the Australian Environment?
Hollywood blockbuster 'The Day After Tomorrow' was an apocalyptic tale about the Gulf Stream -- the ocean current which circulates warm water from the tropics to the Northern Hemisphere -- being disrupted by global warming. In the following guest … [Read more...] about Screaming Gulf Myths: A Comment from Rog
The Macquarie Marshes is a large non-terminal wetland in central western New South Wales (Australia) recognised internationally as an important breeding site for migratory birds. The marshes are degraded and the popular perception is that upstream … [Read more...] about Banking in the Macquarie Marshes: More Photographs & A Map
Last year the United States produced 3.9 billion gallons of ethanol from corn. Brazil produced 4.2 billion gallons over the same period all from sugar and mollasses. The United States Department of Agriculture has just published a report entitled … [Read more...] about The Economics of Ethanol: New American Study