I learned the other night that the current geological age is now known as the "anthropocene era" because humans are having such a vast impact on our planet that, a million years from now, (if there's any intelligent life left on Earth) scientists will be able to look at core samples which will tell the … Continue reading I’ve got Big Boots and I cannot lie!
Today, in a conversation with my father-in-law, I learned about something new and of some interest to me. Apparently a British scientist (of some repute) came up with the Gaia Hypothesis. Am I the only person who hasn’t heard of this before? James Ephraim Lovelock postulated that the Earth functions as a self-regulating system (Wikipedia). … Continue reading The Gaia Hypothesis
I am starting to call this Morrison Weather. This morning, as I munched away on my muesli with yoghurt and a dollop of raspberry jam, I scrolled through my trending articles. Dust storms in central NSW. Floods in Queensland. Massive hail stones in Victoria. A locust plague (possibly a record-breaker) in Kenya threatening food production … Continue reading Hail!!!!, Scotty from Marketing
Last night I expressed some shock that Toyota is planning a Hybrid for 2027. Today, an article I came across with a brief paragraph on exactly this topic, has lead me to do some more reading. Gerald Killmann (top Toyota engineer in Europe) explained Toyota’s logic at a recent Paris car show. From an article … Continue reading Toyota Logic Deconstructed