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Environmental Skepticism

Who said it?

For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five days a week. In this instance, I chose the wrong words in my analogy of the situation

U.S. shock jock Rush Limbaugh, apologising after calling a student a slut

Monday, 5 March, 2012, 12:00am

Public Eye

Bald-faced Beijing plays thinning-hair game

9 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

'Sceptic of sceptics' says there is no need to worry

As thousands of scientists and politicians spent the past two weeks trying to agree on how to save the planet, Lord Walter, third Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, has struck a lonely figure.

According to the English aristocrat and a small but determined band of sceptics, global warming is all a lie and there is nothing to worry about.

15 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Hot Picks

Joyce Ip, 13, Diocesan Girls' School

CD: The Chronicles of Life and Death by Good Charlotte. Contains songs about life and human emotions.

DVD: Raise Your Voice. A movie about a girl who loses her desire to sing after her brother's death. She learns to stand tall and sing again.

26 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

A victory for democracy?

There are many reasons to celebrate the startling general election result in Spain - except, of course, for devotees of aerial bombing for a peaceful future.

18 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Big dangers in a small world

IF YOU ARE ONE of the many fans of Michael Crichton's techno-thrillers, you will love Prey, which remains true to his tried and tested formula: earnest, dysfunctional geeks battle science running amok.

4 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

IBM serves up no-frills treat for number-crunching tennis fans

TENNIS INFORMATION www.mindspring.com/~csmith/ IBM may have the flashier star pictures at their official US Open Web site (www.usopen.org), but year-round this Web site is the best source for tennis news and stats.

2 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Mainland warned off Western 'progress'

LEADING British environmentalist Dr David Bellamy has urged China not to follow the Western model of development and warned that a culture which prefers sons to daughters is storing up problems for the future.

14 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

All the fun of the jungle

WHEN people think of Michael Crichton's Congo, they tend to think 'rampaging gorillas', but for Ernie Hudson - one of the stars of the film adaptation - 'snakes' and 'fun' also come to mind. Just not concurrently.

7 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Reversing the charges

Disclosure by Michael Crichton Century $165 HAS PC gone OTT? If you read Michael Crichton's bound-to-be bestseller-cum-Hollywood blockbuster then you will be left in little doubt that America's attempt to correct past social wrongs is giving the legal profession and big businesses backache.

22 Jan 1994 - 12:00am