Meet the drain sock — a simple pollution solution taking the world by storm

From ABC (Don’t think this is scalable to large municipalities myself~ctm) By Gian De Poloni Updated Sat at 9:20pm Video: A drain sock stopping litter from polluting local waterways (ABC News) Cities across the globe are looking to Australia for a simple pollution solution to stop rubbish from spoiling creeks and river systems. Key points:…

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Perth's summer- hottest or not?

Perth temperature history Guest post by Chris Gillham It’s worth digging a bit deeper into claims by the Bureau of Meteorology that Perth endured its equal hottest summer in 2010/11 and its hottest first four months of the year on record. On May 2, 2011, The West Australian newspaper published the following story, claiming that…