Posts Tagged ‘greenhouse effect

Camels for carbon

Jun 10, 2011 | Discuss

Camels for carbon

A South Australian “carbon project developer” says offering carbon credits for captured wild camels could make a Central Australian camel industry more viable. Northwest Carbon managing director Dr Tim Moore told ABC News said paying carbon credits for camels would defray the costs of mustering, transporting and processing camels at abbatoirs and help enable “an awful lot of people” to achieve “reasonable value from mustering these camels off their country and getti...Read more

Turning down the heat

Jan 01, 2010 | Discuss

Turning down the heat

CSIRO scientist and desert Knowledge founder Mark Stafford-Smith still has his heart in the right place: Alice Springs. His soon-to-be published book Blueprint for Red Land looks at what the arid zone can teach the rest of the country about dealing with the variability of climate change. In this first part of this conversation with Alice Online’s Dave Richards he imagines what the future might hold for us. One of Alice’s hottest Novembers on record may have convinced some global warming fenc...Read more