Up to 100,000 litres of oil leaked into Moreton Bay after the Pacific Adventurer cargo ship was holed on Wednesday morning, and the slicks are now blanketing 60 kilometres of Queensland's coastline. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Oil Washes Ashore
Archives for March 13, 2009
South Australia’s Water Woes Include Much Politics
I have it on good advice, from the cabbie who drove me to the airport in Canberra recently, that South Australian senator Nick Xenophon is the most powerful politician in Australia. Mr Xenophon is certainly demanding the attention of the most … [Read more...] about South Australia’s Water Woes Include Much Politics
No! More Killer Whales!
Scientists fear melting sea ice could one day make killer whales the Hudson Bay's top predator, a startling ecosystem shift and a blow for Inuit populations already reeling from dwindling polar bear numbers. Read more here. … [Read more...] about No! More Killer Whales!
Reflections following Climate Change Conference in NY
After spending time at the largest gathering of world class climatologists, meteorologists, physicists, engineers, and economists, among other very brainy folks, I came away with the feeling that the battle remains joined by this hearty group, … [Read more...] about Reflections following Climate Change Conference in NY
Australians: Sign the Petition Against the ETS
Jennifer, I heard you on Radio 2GB which was great [even if China’s population has expanded to 6 billion!] and have posted it here. Max Rheese. Max, I did mentioned the need to sign the petition, click here. Sorry for confusing the size of the … [Read more...] about Australians: Sign the Petition Against the ETS
Time for Plan B: Adaptation to Climate Change
The United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s plan of prevention has been trialled by combining regulation under the Kyoto Protocol with the dissuasive powers of a carbon dioxide trading system, for instance in Europe. From this … [Read more...] about Time for Plan B: Adaptation to Climate Change