IN the Australian Senate the vote of one senator, Steve Fielding, may be important for the passage of the government’s cap and trade legislation, also known as the emission trading scheme. On Monday Senator Fielding had a meeting with the … [Read more...] about Fielding the Hard Questions on Climate Change (Part 3)
Archives for June 17, 2009
Scared Silly Over Climate Change
WE are frightening children with exaggerations – they believe they don't have a future and that the world is going to end, writes Bjorn Lomborg. "The continuous presentation of scary stories about global warming in the popular media makes us … [Read more...] about Scared Silly Over Climate Change
Fat Report of Fear
The Obama administration unveiled the most authoritative report to date on the effects of global warming in America today in an effort to persuade the public of the need to act now to prevent the sweeping and life-altering consequences of global … [Read more...] about Fat Report of Fear
Can You Hear the Ice Break?
Scientists from Western Australia's Curtin University of Technology are using acoustic sensors developed to support the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty to listen for the sound of icebergs breaking away from the giant ice sheets of the south … [Read more...] about Can You Hear the Ice Break?