Monthly Archives: July 2012

Conveying the message of global coral reef decline

I got back from Australia 4 days ago and have begun to digest what I learned at the 2012 International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS2012), and at related events before and after.  The good news is that the depth and breadth of science studies on coral reefs is more impressive than ever.  Good science is being … Continue reading »

Categories: Changing Oceans, Climate change, In the News | 1 Comment

Climate change, Carbon taxes, and Responsible government

I’m in Cairns, Australia, in mid-winter on a balmy mid 20oC, somewhat overcast day.  The local tourist economy seems a bit depressed, a product of the depressed world economy and the rising cost of an Australian vacation, but the Great Barrier Reef looked as magnificent as ever from the plane on the way in. Australia … Continue reading »

Categories: Climate change, In the News, Tar Sands | 6 Comments