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Pacific Ecologist

Pacific Ecologist issue 11 summer 2005/2006


editorial - 10 years to change direction - or drift to catastrophe

letters to the editor

global warming

  • What 3 degrees of global warming really means - PETER BARRETT
  • Ocean life threatened by rising CO2 emissions - ROYAL SOCIETY report
  • Shells may dissolve in acid Antarctic ocean within 50 years - NATURE report
  • Joint Science Academies Call for Global Response to Climate Change
  • Antarctic Ice-melt Will Flood World's Coastal Areas
  • Will rising seas swamp small island states?
  • Himalayas' melting glaciers, floodgates to catastrophe
  • What is dangerous Climate Change?
  • Dangerous Levels of climate change could hit by 2026 - WWF report
  • Warnings on food production
  • Climate change will undermine poverty eradication in Africa
  • The lessons of Katrina - Worldwatch Institute
  • Severe hurricanes double in 35 years
  • Insurers say, act now on climate change!

development forum

book reviews

  • Climate Change - Turning Up the Heat by A. Barrie Pittock
  • Methane Hydrates in Quaternary Climate Change: The Clathrate Gun Hypothesis
  • by James Kennett, Kevin G. Cannariato, Ingrid L. Hendy, Richard J. Behl
  • Climate Change Policy: A Survey By Stephen H. Schneider, Armin Rosencranz, John O. Niles (eds.)
  • State of Fear by Michael Crichton - reviewed by Peter North
  • The New Nuclear Danger: George W. Bush's Military-Industrial Complex by Helen Caldicott
  • The Nuclear Power Deception - U.S. Nuclear Mythology from Electricity "Too Cheap to Meter" to "Inherently Safe" Reactors by Arjun Makhijani & Scott Saleska
  • Wind Power - Renewable Energy for Home, Farm & Business By Paul Gipe
  • Tapping the Sun: A Guide to Solar Water Heating by Chris Laughton
  • The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling by Daniel D. Chiras

energy crossroads

Inspiration for culture change

  • The new religion of the earth - LLOYD GEERING