"The boom of thunder and crackle of lightning generally mean one thing: a storm is coming. Curiously, though, the biggest storms of all, hurricanes, are notoriously lacking in lightning. Hurricanes blow, they rain, they flood, but seldom do they … [Read more...] about We Live in an Electric Universe (Part 2) by Louis Hissink
Archives for May 12, 2008
The new issue of The Electronic Journal of Sustainable Development is online at www.ejsd.org. In this issue, "Sustaining the Seas": Measuring the biological sustainability of marine fisheries: property rights, politics, and science: Michael de … [Read more...] about Sustaining the Seas – New Issue of New Journal
Temperatures in the Arctic are rising far faster than in other parts of the world. Climate models produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which are tuned to reproduce the human-made greenhouse effect, predict the region … [Read more...] about A Potential Role for Arctic Currents in Global Warming
"An infamous media type said, 'In essence we're a conceited naked ape but in our mind we're a divine legend and we see ourselves as some sort of God that we can walk around the earth deciding who will live and die and what will be destroyed and … [Read more...] about What is Wilderness? (Part 3)
"IN A blow to Victoria's massive plantation industry, the State Government has moved to make thirsty timber plantations accountable for the water they use. "Companies such as Timbercorp may face extra costs as Government documents show it is … [Read more...] about Victorian Timber Industry to Pay for Water?