James Hansen is the NASA climatologist who started the whole global warming hysteria in 1988 when he told a Senate committee he was 99 percent sure global warming was already underway. For years, as head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), Hansen has “repeatedly been caught providing erroneous temperature reports that always err on the side of claiming more warming than has occurred,” says James Taylor in the February 2009 issue of Environment & Climate News. Columnist Edmund Contoski provides detailed analysis of great interest at link below.
Australia Cans vs Bottles
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."