Below is a graph of per capita carbon dioxide emissions for various countries around the world. Which countries have an emissions level consistent with an 80 percent reduction from the world's current total emissions? The answer is is Haiti and … [Read more...] about Which Countries have a Lifestyle Consistent with an 80 per cent Reduction in Carbon Dioxide Emissions?
Archives for February 21, 2008
In his Interim Climate Change Review for the Australian government Professor Ross Garnaut is looking to the world stabilising emission levels at year 2000 levels “soon after 2020”. Following this he sees a need for halving them by 2050 and reducing … [Read more...] about Alan Moran on the Garnaut Review: Mission Impossible
This Arctic Buzzard, also known as a Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus), was found with a broken wing but rehabilited successfully. It's a bird of prey with a diet consisting mostly of mice, lemmings and young rabbits. The breeding range is very … [Read more...] about An Arctic Buzzard
I took this slightly out-of-focus photograph from the verandah of my living room, four days ago and in doing so, formally began to re-establish my collection - hopefully, all is not lost. By way of perspective, I have long suspected that one of the … [Read more...] about Neil is Back in Action
Releasing his Interim Report in Adelaide [Australia] today, Professor Ross Garnaut who was appointed by the new Labor government to provide policy advice on climate change, said that Australia should promote strong global action on climate change and … [Read more...] about Garnaut Confirms Need to Cut Emissions by 60 Percent
It took just a couple hours and data available on the internet for University of Sydney scientists to discover that the Milky Way is twice as wide as previously thought. Astrophysicist Professor Bryan Gaensler led a team that has found that our … [Read more...] about The Milky Way is Twice the Size We Thought it Was