Article in The Australian: Climate change can't bog down APEC NEXT week's Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum meeting in Sydney won't be its last, but if we accept Kevin Rudd's view of the world then, like John Howard, its days may be … [Read more...] about ‘Little future’ for APEC without ‘real action’ on climate change?
Archives for August 29, 2007
According to a report in The Australian, Labor plan to impose a ban on electric hot water systems from 2012, in favour of solar systems, in order to cut those ubiquitous greenhouse gas emissions. Read the full story here. … [Read more...] about Half of Australians to be forced to fit solar hot water systems?
Thanks to Luke Walker for alerting us to this story. Luke asks if this is controversial fiddling or good science? Graphic courtesy of NOAA GREENHOUSE GASES LIKELY DROVE NEAR-RECORD U.S. WARMTH IN 2006 Greenhouse gases likely accounted for more … [Read more...] about Another temperature adjustment makes 2006 second warmest to 1998 in the USA
Just when the ALP Leader Kevin Rudd and his Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Peter Garrett AM, MP, are being urged to bury the Ghost of former Environment Minister Graham “Richo” Richardson we see for Liberal … [Read more...] about Pulp Mill Debate getting sillier by the Minute! A note from Cinders.
According to Caroline Overington from The Australian, political aspirant Geoffrey Cousins’ inspiration is attributed to The Monthly’s Out of Control - The tragedy of Tasmania’s forests, by Richard Flanagan. It is certainly a powerful lot of words … [Read more...] about Tasmanian Forests – The Wildcard in Australian Politics (Part 2)
Any reader not familiar with Milankovitch can read the Wiki write up here. I'd already considered posting this interesting new Nature paper entitled 'Northern Hemisphere forcing of climatic cycles in Antarctica over the past 360,000 years,' so when … [Read more...] about New research supports Milankovitch theory of ice age cycles