greenhouse effect

Subject: greenhouse effect
From: Anne & Roger <>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 1997 14:53:38 -0700
Niels Poul Dreyer wrote:
> Mr Milan Kupr the Marine Conservation Society stated that a model predicts
> that if the world oceans warm with 5 C the circulation will slow
> dramatically and the water taken to the ocean floor in the North Atlantic
> will shrink to less than a seventh of the former volume. Consequently the
> golf stream will be reduced significantlly. I suppose the same would hapen
> in the southern Oceans. Which impacts would that have on our seabirds and
> fisheries? The Great Barrier Reef is under threat, and could disappear all
> together, hardly good news for our tropical seabirds.
> I am asthonished that we have a such backward minded and old fashioned PM
> called John Howard, who is actually using taxpayers money to
> anti-environmentat propaganda overseas. The Australian government is
> lobbying the world not to do anything about the problem so we can keep
> exporting coal to China and Asia. The current coalition government is doing
> enormous harm to the world and Australia, and it appears that Howard has
> been sucessfull in persuating the US congressional republicans to block an
> agreement likely to be adoped in Japan later this year. Unfortunally this
> position is based on a very badly drafted ABARE report funded by the coal
> industry.  Fellow birders, please remember this when the next election comes
> up. And please write to the newspapers to expreess our anger!
> Niels Dreyer
I too am disgusted that John Howard (and some t.v. reporters, should be
claiming that his opinion represents "The Australian Position" How dare
Anne Green

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