September 24, 2009
The salmon fishery in British Columbia has had bad seasons for three years running. This year only seven percent of the expected run of sockeye returned to the Fraser River, and there was less than fifty percent of the expected sockeye run on the Skeena. The cod fishery on the east coast collapsed long ago, […]
September 22, 2009
Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, at a U.N. Climate Summit in New York, September 23, 2009: Once or twice a year we are invited to attend an important climate change event such as this one — often as a keynote speaker. On cue, we stand here and tell you just how bad things are. We warn […]
September 17, 2009
A record warm Australian winter. This past winter was the warmest Australian winter on record, which climatologists attribute to both climate change and natural variability. Temperatures in August were 2.47C (4.45F) above average. Temperature records were broken by 4 to 5 degrees (7 to 9 degrees F), an extremely rare occurrence. Australia expects another […]
September 13, 2009
Weapons of mass destruction don’t kill people. People kill people.