Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Scientist sells out the human species for one million dollars

Climate sceptic Willie Soon received $1m from oil companies, papers show | Environment | "Dr Willie Soon, an astrophysicist at the Solar, Stellar and Planetary Sciences Division of the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, is known for his view that global warming and the melting of the arctic sea ice is caused by solar variation rather than human-caused CO2 emissions, and that polar bears are not primarily threatened by climate change."

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Family Life Without a Car

Family Life Without a Car: "Conversely, one of the brilliant things about being carfree is that you are forced to prioritise. So much of what we do in our daily lives is optional and when you have a car it is so easy to over-commit, especially if you have a family. You end up rushing from one appointment to the next, desperately hoping the traffic is in your favour. It’s not a great way to spend your waking hours."