Saturday, November 24, 2007

Australia's drought

"The leading scientific body in Australia - the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - this week predicted that rainfall in parts of eastern Australia could drop by 40% by 2070, along with a 7C rise in temperature." - Australia suffers worst drought in 1000 years Special reports ...

"One of the biggest changes will be in Australia's approach to climate change. Rudd has nominated the issue as his top priority, and promises to immediately sign the Kyoto Protocol on greenhouse gas emissions. When he does so, the United States will stand alone as the only industrialised country not to have signed the pact." - Howard's reign in Australia ends


Thursday, November 01, 2007