"THREE years ago Labor backbencher Luke Donnellan voted for a four-year ban on genetically modified crops in Victoria. Last week Mr Donnellan invited his Labor colleagues to attend a pro-GM meeting at Parliament House sponsored by the Institute of … [Read more...] about Talking GM with Pollies in Melbourne
Archives for May 2007
"Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The New York Times said Thursday it would "vigorously" defend legal action against the newspaper lodged this week in an Indonesian court by [Richard Ness] an executive of the US mining giant Newmont... "Over the past few … [Read more...] about New York Times to Defend Indonesian Mining Lawsuit
Existing rules and regulations can sometimes be impossible to understand without an understanding of the history of the issue. I've only followed 'whaling' as an issue for a few years and have never felt I really understood the determination of the … [Read more...] about Whaling Continues Because Activists Pushed Too Hard?
"University of Washington climate scientist Mark Albright was dismissed from his position as associate state climatologist, just weeks after exposing false claims of shrinking glaciers in the Cascade Mountains. "Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels had … [Read more...] about Climatologist Fired for Exposing Warming Myths
"Today, May 15, at 11:00 am in the District Court of Central Jakarta, Dad’s Legal Counsels filed a civil claim against Jane Perlez and the New York Times Company. While talking to my Dad [Richard Ness] yesterday, I asked what prompted him to take … [Read more...] about Richard Ness to Sue New York Times Journalist
"Victorian farmers have welcomed reports that the Victorian Government will give farmers the choice to grow genetically modified crops, effectively breaking ranks with other Labor states that have imposed moratoria on GM production. "According to … [Read more...] about Government Ban on GM to ‘Expire’ in Victoria