Archive for December, 2010
Will the taps of residents in Perth Western Australia run dry in 2011/12, if not when will they? Clearly the water situation for those dependant solely on scheme water for their daily supply is unsustainable for the future. Recently in a statement widely reported in the local press, the Water Minister Graham Jacobs said “I’m [...]
Recently on a trip to Esperance on Western Australia’s southern most coast, I took a day to visit Cape Le Grand National Park and Frenchman’s Peak, just over 50 kilometres east of Esperance. Named by the French in 1792 the Peak stands 262 metres above sea level. At the base of the impressive rock formation, [...]
Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute and Author of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization We are entering a new era, one of rapid and often unpredictable climate change. In fact, the new climate norm is change. The 25 warmest years on record have come since 1980. And the 10 warmest years since [...]
Posted: December 21st, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General, Tipping Points.
Tags: Antarctica, arctic, catastrophic climate change, China, Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, CO2 levels, coal, glacial melt, global warming, greenhouse emissions, methane, natural systems, science, sea level rise, species extinction, Tipping Points