Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why, indeed we should all paint our roofs white

Why painting your roof white won’t help #climate change … just in case you were thinking of doing it. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/oct/27/white-roofs-global-warming?newsfeed=true Response by Dr Paul Taylor In the article, http://tinyurl.com/3um2znt , it might be sensational for Jacobson to say, painting your … Continue reading

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The Emperor Has No Clothes: Occupy Wall Street

Something’s Happening Here By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: October 11, 2011 http://topics.nytimes.com/top/opinion/editorialsandoped/oped/columnists/thomaslfriedman/index.html?inline=nyt-per When you see spontaneous social protests erupting from Tunisia to Tel Aviv to Wall Street, it’s clear that something is happening globally that needs defining. There are two … Continue reading

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When a Butterfly Flutters its Wings

This morning news came through that a Monarch Butterfly has landed in Dorset England. Below is the report that featured this morning on Wildlife Extra. While this may simply be a tray which has lost it’s way, it may also … Continue reading

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Forests dying – loss of key climate protection

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/science/earth/01forest.html?_r=1 The Forest for the Trees: In Arizona, trees are cut down to save forests from massive fires and to combat climate change. By JUSTIN GILLIS Published: October 1, 2010 WISE RIVER, Mont. — The trees spanning many of the … Continue reading

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