Monday, November 26, 2007

Climate Change Election

Congratulations to Kevin Rudd for his election as Prime Minister of Australia and for creating a new Ministry of Climate Change!

Friday, November 23, 2007

Cruise ship sinks in Antarctic

More than 150 passengers and crew - including 24 Britons – had to be rescued from freezing Antarctic waters after their cruise liner hit an iceberg.

The operator of the liner, the M/S Explorer, said all passengers and crew were initially evacuated onto lifeboats before being picked up by another vessel diverted to the scene.”

Now what if the same fate happens to an oil tanker going through the Northwest Passage if/when it becomes navigable in the next decade or two?? – LH

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Al Gore partner at Kleiner Perkins

Al Gore is joining the venture capital firm of Kleiner Perkins in the Silicon Valley. a good example of the intersection of the worlds of ‘environmental awareness’ and ‘investment in green technologies for profit’. Let’s hope for more of these, one part of the solution to the BIG problems