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The Three Gorges Dam (Part 1)

August 12, 2008 by


Satellite Image of The Three Gorges Dam. NASA Commons Image. Click on image to open in a larger window. Some say that The Great Wall Of China is just so big, it can be seen from outer space. That may or may not be so, but something new in China IS so big it can […]

Kyoto – A Retrospective

July 30, 2008 by


IS THE KYOTO PROTOCOL A FLAWED IDEAL? In one of the earlier posts (Kyoto 32) there was a comment made and the comment was a relatively simple one. “I hope Kyoto will not fail.” The actuality is that in all probabilities it already has failed, not because we have deliberately set out to make it […]

Flaming China

April 12, 2008 by


Flaming China In the early days of the Internet, sending nasty or abusive messages was called “flaming”. That’s why I titled this cartoon “Flaming China”. Does anyone use the term “Flaming” any more? [I do hope that none of the nations boycott China like ex-Prez Carter did. That only penalizes the Athletes that have worked […]

China’s Olympics Problem

April 11, 2008 by


China’s Olympics Problem (1976) Today’s Golden Oldie is from the run-up to the 1976 Olympics. With all the furore over Tibet, I haven’t heard anything about the Nationalist Chinese team this time. * * * The purpose of the modern Olympic Games is to focus the world’s attention on the host country and its culture. […]