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Archive for February, 2012

New Canal Development at Bottom of Murray Darling: With Freshwater

The South Australian government dammed the Murray River’s estuary making lakes Alexandrina and Albert totally dependent on the Murray River.   That was in the 1930s. More recently the South Australian government has been encouraging the subdivision of land around the shores of Lake Alexandrina.   That’s irresponsible. Now its approved the subdivision of land [...]


SA Minister Caica Needs to Read My Report

FRESH water allocated to the Lower Lakes in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is a “waste” and only serves to maintain an “artificial” environment, a new report says… Reports Lauren Novak and Ken McGregor from the Adelaide Advertiser got that much right. Their article is available online here Comment in their article by State River [...]

Statement by The Heartland Institute on Peter Gleick Confession

“Earlier this evening, Peter Gleick, a prominent figure in the global warming movement, confessed to stealing electronic documents from The Heartland Institute in an attempt to discredit and embarrass a group that disagrees with his views. “Gleick’s crime was a serious one. The documents he admits stealing contained personal information about Heartland staff members, donors, [...]

Official Temperature Adjustments to Enhance Overall Global Temperature Rise Since 1880

OLE Humlum, Professor of Physical Geography, University of Oslo, Norway, puts out a regular monthly newsletter with the latest global climate statistics. The latest update to January 2012 is here This newsletter includes comment that following adjustments to temperature data held by the National Climate Data Centre (NCDC) early last year, and their subsequent [...]

Tiny Budget for Heartland Institute Trying to Counter Global Climate Madness and Scientific Fraud

Heartland Institute bad – DeSmogBlog says so! ‘Did you know the Heartland Institute employs skeptics?’ ‘And it’s ‘suggested’ they get money from people who agree with them and have interests in carbon dense energy!’ The Heartland Institute is a 28-year-old national nonprofit organization with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Washington, DC. Its mission is to [...]

It’s a Barrier Estuary: Duh!

IN South Australia the Coorong fishermen say that before irrigation, before the weirs, locks, levees and barrages (sea dykes), the Murray River would flog down from September until maybe Christmas, filling the lagoon, then out the mouth. By Christmas, flow had usually slowed and water levels dropped right down. Then when the South Westerly wind [...]

Body Blow To German Global Warming Movement: P Gosselin

Page 2 story in Bild today! The first of a series. “THE CO2 LIES … pure fear-mongering … should we blindly trust the experts?” That’s what Germany’s leading daily Bild wrote in its print and online editions today, on the very day that renowned publisher Hoffmann & Campe officially released a skeptic book – one [...]

More Flooding

Large areas of Queensland and New South Wales are flooding again. In New South Wales: Flood Warning – Clarence River, Flood Warning – Bellinger River, Flood Warning – Hastings River, Flood Warning – Manning River, Flood Warning – Orara River, Flood Warning – MacIntyre River, Flood Warning – Gwydir River, Flood Warning – Peel-Namoi Rivers, [...]