Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).
Firstly, on the basis of greenhouse gas per unit protein and per unit nutrient density, some livestock products are comparable with crops. Furthermore, clean energy can be generated from livestock waste and methane 'burps' minimised.
The Harvard-Smithsonian has launched an investigation into aerospace engineer 'Willie' Soon - who says the sun is the dominant driver of climate change - after revelations of undeclared funding from fossil fuel interests.
Adelaide is likely to lose 25% to 50% of its reservoir water, responsible for half its supply, within as little as 55 years. Regardless of global emissions policy, the city needs to start considering substitutes such as wastewater and desalination.
When the national health research body said more research into the effects of wind turbines on human health was 'warranted', many would think they had found reason to suspect a problem. But the reason was politics. It marks a saddening new low in the politicisation of science.
Research has found not just large-scale movements, like jet streams, but also thunderstorms are bringing ozone closer to Earth, where it acts as a greenhouse gas. The findings have ramifications for climate modellers.