9th March - Today's News: The Heat Goes On in SE Australia
Snow storm blankets New York City, leaving pretty scenes and sloshy commute and more spectacular pictures as ice islands form in the middle of Lake Michigan
Invasion of flies hits West Midlands in warm weather - well, we did have a fairly warm day on Tuesday ..... No doubt the cold over the next few days will soon sort them out though!
And even when it's producing a story supporting global warming, the Daily Mail still gets its wrong, claiming Earth at its warmest since last ice age - no it isn't and the report (also posted here in a less sensational form yesterday) says nothing of the sort - only that it's warmer than it's been for at least 70% of the last 10,000 years.
And Spanish sperm whale death linked to UK supermarket supplier's plastic - just another unintended consequence of our short-sightedness, greed and arrogant disregard for any life but our own. And in millions of years time, the Anthropocene may well be decernible in rock strata around the world, by the presence still of billions of tiny spheres of plastic. Our one true lasting momument. Polymers Are Forever.