Clive Hamilton, Executive Director of The Australian Institute, has written a rather pointed piece for today's Sydney Morning Herald suggesting that Tim Flannery, author of a recent book on global warming, is "a trump card" in Prime Minister John … [Read more...] about WWF Too Close To Tim Flannery & Government?
Archives for August 2006
Queensland's Premier, Peter Beattie, has been telling the 2 million or so people who live in the south east of Queensland that “we have a water crisis and the worst drought on record”. We are dependent on three dams to the north-west of the city of … [Read more...] about Will It Rain on Peter Beattie This Summer?
"To those counting extinctions, watch the impact of the deliberate introduction of foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and subsequent failures to control them in Tasmania for a species extinction or two over the next couple of human generations. This was the last … [Read more...] about Foxes Responsible for Extinctions
I was sent the following note from Walter Starck: "The Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) debate is not about a paradigm shift or even about a basic theory. No one is arguing that CO2 does not absorb IR or that burning fossil fuel does not add CO2 … [Read more...] about Why We Argue Over AGW: Walter Starck
Not so many years ago Australian farmers where forced to clear their land of trees, it was a condition of many leases. Some areas were over-cleared particularly in Western Australia. Over the last 10 years the pendulum has swung in completely the … [Read more...] about Journalist Ross Coulthart Legitimises Farmer Woody Weed Concerns
A Washington-based company called Green Power claims it can turn household waste and medical waste into diesel for US$0.52-0.58/gallon. According to FarmOnline the company thrilled spectators with a demonstration in Washington on 26th July witnessed … [Read more...] about Waste to Diesel: How Soon?