Dr. Saddler’s Misconceptions About Beef and Our Environment - July 30, 2008 - Uncategorized

Something I just sent off… maybe interesting to Whirled Peas readers… maybe not. To the Editor: I refer to Tuesday’s article about Dr. Hugh Saddler, who advised the government not to include agricultural emissions in a trading scheme. Although not including agriculture in an emissions trading scheme would be a disaster for our future, Dr. […]

Garnaut and the Farmers - July 9, 2008 - Uncategorized

I’ve been waiting pensively for this article to appear. Basically the farmers agribusiness has realized three things the devastating impact of their trade on the environment and global climate the cost that will bring under comprehensive emissions trading (if the government takes a stance for the future, we shall see) they can use ‘national interest’ […]

Arctic Meltdown Continues - May 26, 2008 - Uncategorized

From http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7417123.stm. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqTpkunEM48&feature=user] See the article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7417123.stm. Mission to Ayles Ice Island

Senator Andrew Bartlett on Diet and Cliamte - March 31, 2008 - Uncategorized

But if everyone just went without meat and dairy products for a day – or ideally pledged to halve their overall ongoing consumption, it would have a much larger and more immediate impact than turning off more of our lights more often. Changing to a more greenhouse friendly diet is one of the easiest things […]