The New York Times

appeared 20 August 2018

Australia should be a global leader in battling climate change. The vast nation-continent has an abundance of potential solar and tidal power, while the bleaching of the spectacular Great Barrier Reef by warming waters and a record drought offers ample evidence of what climate change can wreak. In advance of a critical vote on a new energy bill, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wisely noted that it is well known “what happens when you allow ideology and idiocy to take charge of energy policy.”


Deutsche Welle

appeared 12 April 2018

Heard of the “invincible broccoli,” the “gladiator cucumber” or the “Arabic runner bean”? They’re three examples of the thousands of vegetables that have disappeared from German plates, according to a government report.