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Acidic Seas May Kill 98% of World's Reefs by 2050
The majority of the world's coral reefs are in danger of being killed off by rising levels of greenhouse gases, scientists warned yesterday. Researchers from Britain, the US and Australia, working with teams from the UN and the World Bank, voiced their concerns after a study revealed 98% of the...
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Al Gore Lambasts US Climate Obstructions
Al Gore, the former US Vice-President, launched a very public attack on Washington today blaming American officials for the failure of this week's United Nations climate change conference. The United States refused to sign up to emissions targets as the Bali conference on global warming limped to...
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Now Is The Time For Serious Diplomacy With Iran
The recent National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran's nuclear program offers a unique opportunity to change a bellicose course of action with that country. Rather than stressing confrontation, now is the time to engage on a serious diplomatic effort that could lead to lasting peace with that...
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Cut GhGs or Face Extreme Events - Scientists
NUSA DUA, Bali - Scientists attending a major United Nations conference on climate change on this Indonesian resort island warn that unless greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions are contained extreme geo-climatic events are only expectable. Some 200 climatologists and scientific experts gathered for the...
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Another Gun Massacre on America's Crazy Road
Christmas shoppers in America's heartland have been gunned down for no reason - this time in an Omaha, Nebraska mall. This time the death tally appears to have been eight, plus the shooter. This time - as in all previous incidents -- America will likely learn nothing. This time, as in most of the...
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The Hidden Truth About Genetically Modified Foods
Australia is witnessing the vicious "attack and disinform" tactics used to divert attention from evidence that GM foods are dangerous to health and bad for the economy. Andrew Bolt's rambling and bizarre personal attack on me on November 30 follows 15 years of victimisation of those who identify...
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Washington in the Crosshairs at Bali Climate Conference
BANGKOK - The U.S. government of President George W. Bush is heading for a rough ride during a major international conference about the planet's future that began this week on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. The most visible pressure is expected to come from environmental groups assembled at...
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Rich Countries Blamed as Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hit Record
Bali conference is the world's last chance to avoid 'catastrophic' global warming, experts warn
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Former Midnight Oil Rocker Named Australia's Environment Minister
· Band used music to highlight green issues
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Coalition of the Unwilling
President Bush recently traveled to Australia to thank conservative Prime Minister John Howard for making that country a member of the "coalition of the willing" -- U.S. allies in the occupation of Iraq. Bush's trip was supposed to shore up Howard as national elections approached. Instead, the...
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