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The degradation of the Earth due to human activity can and should be unjoined from climate and CO2. Solutions should not be centred around CO2 alone.
by Tim Florin - 29/01/2016 - 36 comments
Professor Carter did not like the term sceptic, he considered himself a rationalist, and popular usage of the term 'climate change' a tautology.
by Jennifer Marohasy - 21/01/2016 - 35 comments
The warm days, seasons, years and epochs have never been a deadly threat to life on Earth. Frost, snow, hail and ice are the killers.
by Viv Forbes - 20/01/2016 - 28 comments
What if we made a programmable organism, maybe a bacteria, and 'programmed' it to capture carbon out of the atmosphere and convert it into long-chain hydrocarbons; essentially petrol?
by Ben Wade - 19/01/2016 - 6 comments
Modern magazines focus on new houses with novel and often highly technical features but which are not necessarily sustainable.
by Valerie Yule - 14/01/2016 - 9 comments
Those who dislike whaling have every right to avoid whale products, to hold whalers in disdain, and to urge others to do the same. But they should not be free to force others to stop whaling.
by David Leyonhjelm - 13/01/2016 - 14 comments
It is simply taken for granted that a deus ex machina, namely technological development, would enable humankind to solve the problem of global warming without causing any pain to anybody.
by Saral Sarkar - 11/01/2016 - 14 comments
The prestige of the international community is not great enough to achieve a communal spirit sufficiently unified to discipline recalcitrant nations.
by Tom Switzer - 4/01/2016 - 31 comments
An international pension fund coalition - co-founded by a UN agency last September - wants to shift at least USD600 billion of other peopleís money out of fossil fuels and into renewable energy projects.
by Michael Kile - 24/12/2015 - 61 comments
As the problems of the South Australian electricity market in integrating the state's large supply of wind power show, there is a practical limit to the use of renewables in Australia.
by Mark S. Lawson - 18/12/2015 - 42 comments
The official word from the North Pole is that Santa's sleigh has some new upgrades this year that allow it to run on good old fashioned jet fuel if the reindeer fail.
by Michael McDonald - 18/12/2015 - 7 comments
One is left to wonder, if Germany should be our model, why bother criticising capitalism, globalisation, consumer cultures, and imagining alternatives?


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