Category: meteorology

It’s too darn hot 0

It’s too darn hot

The weather today in Perth is deeply unpleasant. Hot plus an approaching storm front. We have tried snoozing in the aircon. We tried going into the city to see the Hobbit in the aircon...

Tim Flannery and tooth decay 1

Tim Flannery and tooth decay

Climate Commissioner Professor Tim Flannery has recently told the Australian Medical Association’s annual conference that teeth containing amalgam fillings should be removed from dead people prior to cremation to prevent mercury vapor from escaping...

I went to Uruguay, but it was closed 0

I went to Uruguay, but it was closed

20070826_Colonia Yesterday was the worst day for weather since I arrived here in early July. That day was the first day of snow in Buenos Aires since 1918. What better way to enjoy miserable...