"Extreme drought, ferocious bushfires and urban development could make koalas extinct within seven years, environmentalists are warning," in an article in new online journal The Brisbane Times. "Alarms about the demise of the iconic and peculiar … [Read more...] about Koalas Extinct in 7 Years: I Don’t Think So!
Archives for April 2007
For a long time now its been predicted that the world will run out of food. According to Jared Diamond and other doomsayers, we are mining our soils, depleting our water reserves and now, according to Al Gore, we also have a climate crisis. The … [Read more...] about Despite Climate Crisis, Surge in World Cereal Production
I can't image anyone complaining about having carbon dioxide stored under their house, but in an article entitled 'Carbon storage won't be optional' Matthew Warren, writing for The Australian, begins with the emotive statement that: "Australian may … [Read more...] about Government Will Legislate to Store Greenhouse Gases?
In a new report by The Australian Strategic Policy Institute it is claimed that the validity of Australia's territorial claim over 42 percent of Antarctica will face more challenges. "There is going to be a lot more pressure on Antarctica - climate … [Read more...] about New Report Outlines Potential Challenges To Australia’s Claim to Antarctica
It was all over ABC news yesterday that Australia’s magnificent Great Barrier Reef is in "real danger of disappearing in 20 years" The journalist, Elizabeth Jackson, was extrapolating from a new United Nation’s 23-page summary of a report on … [Read more...] about Latest IPCC Climate Change Report
There has been widespread concern that rising sea levels from global warming will swamp Pacific Islands. (Remember the blog post by Ian Mott lambasting the ABC for confusing sinking islands with rising sealevels?) Then along comes a seismic jolt … [Read more...] about Pacific Island Rises Up Out of the Ocean