Year: 2011

‘Murray Murmurings’ comment: socio-economic modelling

‘Murray Murmurings’ comment: socio-economic modelling

See my comments on the socio-economic modelling of the MDBA.

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Murray Darling Basin Plan comment

Murray Darling Basin Plan comment

See my comment on Brian Ramsey’s Crikey piece on the Murray Darling Basin Plan.  

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Sustainable business news & articles November 2011

Sustainable business news & articles November 2011

http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2011/10/31/corporate-social-responsibility-does-more-harm-than-good/  A challenging view of CSR. http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2011/nov/03/david-lynch-crazy-clown-time  David Lynch interview. http://www.eco-business.com/news/data-policy-key-to-successful-wind-projects/  Data limitations on wind-farm projects. http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/03/no-one-size-fits-all-for-climate-change/  Climate change a species size variations. http://theconversation.edu.au/rivers-rain-and-releases-what-happens-when-you-dam-a-waterway-3934  Water releases and river ecology. http://www.eco-business.com/opinion/the-birth-of-a-power-source/  Germany achieves 20% renewable power by subsidising solar. http://theconversation.edu.au/forests-of-eastern-australia-are-the-worlds-newest-biodiversity-hotspot-3935  Australian biodiversity hotspot no. 2: eastern forests. http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/ecology/book/978-3-642-20991-8 http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/nov/04/greenhouse-gases-rise-record-levels?intcmp=122  Rapid rise in GHG in 2010. http://www.climatespectator.com.au/commentary/coping-chinas-urban-tsunami  […]

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Sustainable business news and articles October 2011

Sustainable business news and articles October 2011

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/28/the-difficulty-of-drawing-lines-around-ice/  Mapping ice retreat. http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/28/arctic-shelves-have-lost-half-their-size-in-six-years/  Further documentation of Arctic ice retreat, in Canada. http://www.eco-business.com/news/oil-giant-supports-carbon-tax/  Exxon supports a carbon tax, vs ETS. http://theconversation.edu.au/andrew-bolt-racism-and-the-internet-3626  An intelligent commentary on racism and free speech. http://www.eco-business.com/features/greening-a-business-from-the-inside-out/  Fuji Xerox’s CSR successes. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/science/earth/01forest.html?_r=1  Climate change and worldwide forest decline. http://www.theage.com.au/world/shell-linked-to-nigerian-military-payments-20111003-1l5a7.html  More evidence of illegal activities by Shell in Nigeria. http://www.climatespectator.com.au/news/biodiesel-industry-rejects-eu-land-use-impact-study-0  EU question […]

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Sustainable business news and articles September 2011

Sustainable business news and articles September 2011

http://www.climatespectator.com.au/news/us-researchers-find-roundup-chemical-water-air The environmental fallout from genetically modified soybean.   http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/aug/31/hand-axes-oldest-advanced-stone-tools Sophisticated ancient tools in Kenya.   http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/profits-before-environment/ The US administration’s record on the environment is dismal.   http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/31/documenting-a-collapsing-ice-shelf/ Documenting Greenland glacier melt.   http://www.eco-business.com/features/radical-changes-in-agriculture-needed-for-food-water-security/ UNEP study on agriculture and environmental services. http://www.eco-business.com/features/unep-ifad-launch-joint-policy-on-sustainable-agriculture http://www.eco-business.com/news/healthy-ecosystems-essential-for-future-food-security-global-report   http://www.eco-business.com/blog/rip-ray-anderson-zeronaut/ Ray Anderson obituary.   http://blogs.crikey.com.au/rooted/2011/08/25/the-coral-sea-the-biodiversity-hotspot-no-one-knows-about/ The Coral Sea as a […]

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