THE Carbon Sense Coalition today came out in support of Earth Hour, but said it should be renamed “Blackout Night” and be held outdoors, for the whole night, in mid-winter, on the shortest and coldest day of the year. The Chairman of “Carbon … [Read more...] about Make a Night of It – Earth Hour
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WHILE some armchair environmentalists believe that burning bush is bad for biodiversity, there is a growing body of evidence suggesting otherwise. Ongoing research at Sydney University by a group lead by Rick Shine suggests Australia’s most … [Read more...] about Save the Snake, Graze Some Bush?
Can the last 20 Christmas Island pipistrelle bats be saved? Read more here. … [Read more...] about Extinction by Committee?
THROUGH his ongoing study of US weather stations, Anthony Watts has uncovered some remarkable examples of poor placement resulting in a warming bias. I am increasingly of the opinion that the problem in Australia is not so much placement of weather … [Read more...] about Confirmation Bias at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Jumping spiders, a striped gecko and a chirping frog are among more than 50 new species discovered in Papua-New Guinea, the environmental group Conservation International reported on Tuesday. Read more here. … [Read more...] about New Frogs
Al Gore will publish a follow-up to his global warming awareness bestseller An Inconvenient Truth in November. Meanwhile, Ian Plimer has already written a new book on climate change. Read more here and here. … [Read more...] about Climate Change Books