Archive | July 7, 2008

Reforming Water Policy Won’t End The Drought: Jennifer Marohasy Speaks with Michael Duffy on Counterpoint

Last week the Council of Australian Governments signed an Intergovernmental Agreement for reform of the Murray-Darling Basin. The new plan involves spending $3.7 billion on water projects across the basin. Is this money well spent and how effective will it be ? Michael Duffy invited me onto his ABC Radio National program ‘Counterpoint’ to discuss […]

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Virtual Science for Australian Drought Policy Review

Australia could experience drought twice as often and the events will be twice as severe within 20 to 30 years, according to a new Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO report. Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Tony Burke yesterday released the report commissioned by the Rudd Government as part of a review of national drought […]

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Australians Deluded by Latest Climate Change Report

Since the election of the Rudd Labor government last year Australians seem to be under some sort of delusion that what we do here in Australia will actually have an impact on global climate. These delusions seem to have increased with the release of the Garnaut Climate Change Review Draft Report last Friday. The front […]

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