Monthly Archives: February 2012

Durban Climate Talks – further thoughts

Durban 2011 February 27th 2012.  So what is the state of our journey early in 2012?  Perhaps we can begin with Durban – the UN climate fest officially known as the Durban Climate Conference, the 17th Conference of the Parties, or COP17.  It took place in South Africa, November 28 to December 9, 2011.  There … Continue reading »

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Stumbling towards New Atlantis

26th February 2012.  So I have decided to start a blog.  It took a while, and I’m still not sure what the purpose is.  Late last year, when my book, Our Dying Planet, was about to be published, a blog was suggested as one way of giving it visibility.  However, at the time I did … Continue reading »

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22nd February. Two items that arrived in my in-box today — both are worth thinking about.

The first is a request for help in funding a documentary that may help an effort in Belize to protect a portion of the country around Placencia against rampant development by outsiders for tourism.  Belize has tried very hard over the years to not become Cancun South, but the pressures keep mounting.  See the promo … Continue reading »

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