The Australian Fisheries Management Authority's managing director, Richard McLoughlin, claims Japan has been exceeding its quota of southern bluefin tuna for the last 20 years and not just by a few fish. In an article in today's Sydney Morning … [Read more...] about More Tuna Than Agreed?
Archives for August 2006
Graham Young posted the following comment last night at an earlier blog post on climate change: "Good to see we've moved on to the Hockey Stick. I find it interesting that while Enron's auditor, Arthur Andersen, is virtually no more, because of its … [Read more...] about The Smartest Guys in the Room?
I recieved the following note from Aaron Edmonds, 2002 Nuffield Scholar and Farmer: "Agriculture has evolved to the assumption that oil and gas will always be cheap. Large amounts of energy are used in food production making agriculture the third … [Read more...] about Energy from Sandalwood: Aaron Edmonds
Melbourne hosted an international agricultural biotechnology conference earlier in the week. I was expecting to read more about it in the mainstream media including how ridiculous it is that the Victorian Government is principal sponsor for a … [Read more...] about Victorian Government Sponsors Conference on Banned Technology
The Queensland Government and the Gold Coast City Council have just signed-off on a deal to build a desalination plant - the first for Queensland. It is expected to be completed by the end of November2008 and provide 125 megalitres a day. That's a … [Read more...] about Queensland’s First Desalination Plant
The following comment by Paul Williams provides a different perspective on the question asked by Walter Starck a couple of days ago. "I think we argue over AGW because there's so many unanswered questions, such as: 1. Where are the climatic … [Read more...] about Why We Argue Over AGW: Paul Williams