In the beginning of the Northern hemisphere spring , I asked if 1) Iceland would export Fin whales to Japan 2) Norway would fill its whaling quota Now we know the answers to these questions. Iceland will not renew its permits for commercial … [Read more...] about Whaling in the North – Part 3 from Ann Novek
Archives for September 2007
According to a new paper entitled Climate change and critical thresholds in China's food security ** if global temperatures continue to rise it would appear imperative that CO2 concentration also continue to rise. Only if CO2 concentrations rise with … [Read more...] about CO2 Needs to Rise with Temperature for Chinese Food Security
Ecotourism Australia has thrown its weight behind the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council’s River Red Gum Forest Draft Proposal, claiming that it will open up important new ecotourism opportunities for the region. However, another NGO, Timber … [Read more...] about Greenwashing River Red Gums
Thanks to Marc Morano for alerting us to the article in the Los Angeles Times 'Can you buy a greener conscience?' A budding industry sells 'offsets' of carbon emissions, investing in environmental projects. But there are doubts about whether it … [Read more...] about Do Carbon ‘Offsets’ Work?
According to Senator James Inhofe of the US Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, the "global warming consensus" continues to melt away: "We are witnessing an international awakening of scientists who are speaking out in opposition to former … [Read more...] about Senator Inhofe Claims Consensus Media-Driven
"Stephen Schwartz knows as much about the effects of aerosols on climate change as anyone in the world, and he's worried. He believes climate change is so massive an economic issue that we face costs "in the trillions if not quadrillions of dollars." … [Read more...] about Aerosol-Abatement Strategies to Reduce AGW