Archive for February, 2007

NZ 4th best place in world to live —

NZ is the fourth-best place in world to live according to the The International Living travel website.  This sounded great until I read that the first three are a strange mix of France, the Netherlands and Australia.  Closer inspection shows the site to be seemingly geared towards the U.S. expat executive market. [The pointed comments […]

Is it warm enough yet, Mr Bush? —

+2.4°: Coral reefs almost extinct +3.4°: Rainforest turns to desert +4.4°: Melting ice caps displace millions +5.4°: Sea levels rise by five metres +6.4°: Most of life is exterminated Following the this week’s UN report, the UK’s Independent newspaper is carrying a piece called Global warming: the final warning. This clearly spells out what the […]