Australian experts say a Tasmanian Devil called Cedric could hold the key to the survival of the embattled species. The world's largest marsupial carnivore is facing extinction from a mystery facial cancer. But scientists say Cedric appears to be … [Read more...] about Can Cedric Save his fellow Tasmanian Devils?
Archives for April 1, 2008
The general impression one gets from the popular press is that over the last few years there has been accelerated global warming from the elevated levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide. In fact global warming has stalled since 1998. But there was … [Read more...] about Comparing Rates of Warming: Anthony Watts and Basil Copeland
There has been some criticism of the administrators of this blog for not posting something on Earth Hour. Apparently the contribution from Art Raiche wasn't enough. Anyway, by popular demand, here is a piece by Rex Murphy in Canada entitled 'The … [Read more...] about In The Dark – A Few Nights Late
27 March 2008, The Hon Kevin Rudd, MP, Prime Minister of Australia, Australian Parliament, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600. Dear Prime Minister, Your leadership is needed on a matter concerning coal-fired power plants and carbon … [Read more...] about Phase Out Coal-Fired Power Plants: Open Letter from James Hansen
ALL three surviving species of African zebras could lose their stripes in as little as 50-70 years as global warming threatens their habitat and way of life, Greenpeace UK reveals. Zebras, horses and wild asses are all equids: long-lived animals … [Read more...] about Zebras to Lose Stripes