Category: Earth and cosmos

green issues, geology, geography, space, astronomy

Letter from Van Diemen’s Land

To be precise, this video is a short trip down the (my) Derwent River, west side, the ‘city’ side. https://youtu.be/xe-mGgQD2qI Aerial views from 1500ft of the western shore of the River Derwent at Hobart,Tasmania from Boyer in the north to…

Climate

f. Chinese to the rescue on global warming https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3022136/china-scientists-warn-global-cooling-trick-natures-sleeve e. A good question https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/a30459459/body-temperature-decrease/ d. Expected https://videos.whatfinger.com/2020/01/11/top-20-countries-by-homicide-rate-1990-2018-cool-stats-make-you-stare/ c. Slightly biased … but hey, why not? https://www.3ccorp.net/2020/01/12/climate-change-hoax-collapses-as-new-science-finds-human-activity-has-virtually-zero-impact-on-global-temperatures-2/

Not fit for purpose

Today’s theme seems to be just that in the heading – organisations not fit for purpose or people who betray core principles. With asbestos – look, the material is either carcinogenic or not, bad for humans in some way ……

Letter from Van Diemen’s Land

Foreword – I asked Amfortas whether things had quietened down in Hobart Town after the Sydney to Hobart was well over. The days after ‘arrival’ are party days. I stayed away from town !! 🙂 But then followed a few…

Try these

This subject was one of my weakest at school, wonder how you’ll go: 1. Rubies and sapphires are the same mineral – which? 2. Example of transform fault and subduction zone? 3. What’s special about Tel hills in Israel? 4.…