ACCORDING to those who define popular culture, prominent sceptics like myself deny the reality of climate change. It’s a convenient argument for the activist, and its repeated in a survey I just received today from academic Raymond Orr, University of Melbourne. According to the preamble to the survey, prominent sceptics like myself “are doubtful that climate […]
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Following is an email just sent to Bob Baldwin concerning the need for him to urgently establish a public forum to enable dissident views to be heard concerning the bastardization of Australia’s official temperature record by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Noosa, Queensland, 9th March, 2015 Dear Mr Baldwin Re: Robust assessment of the trusted and respected Bureau […]
“CRICKET legend Sir Donald Bradman is a useful metaphor for the escalating global row over claims the world’s leading climate agencies have been messing with the weather. Imagine, for instance, if some bureau of sport were to revise the Don’s batting average in test cricket down from 99.94 to 75 after adjusting for anomalies and […]
Accepting the reality of change gives rise to equanimity – Allan Lokos.
When measurements don’t matter… a YouTube by Calem Smith explaining how the Bureau of Meteorology grossly misrepresented the strength of Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
IT is valid for the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to estimate the intensity of a cyclone using computer models when it is far out to sea. But once that same cyclone passes over a weather recording station the modelling data must be updated with real world observational data. In the case of Marcia even after this […]
THE Australian Bureau of Meteorology issued a media release last night (19thFebruary) with the headline “Tropical Cyclone Marcia to reach Category 5 system at landfall”. This morning there was extensive media reporting of Marcia having reached landfall as a Category 5. But where is the evidence? And who is asking for it? Like the Bureau, the […]
I’m wondering how the sooty owl, rescued by a reader of this blog last week, is fairing?
HIS greatest claim to fame is that he co-founded Greenpeace. Not something I would be proud of. Of course, I’m referring to Patrick Moore. He is touring Australia at the moment and every other day I get a request from someone asking I promote the tour here, at this web blog. Steve Kates heard Moore […]
Lots of stories in the Weekend Australian about climate change and related issues… the editorial includes commentary about Graham Lloyd’s reporting on ‘the pause’. Also comment by John Ferguson, Victorian Political Editor, that: “THE consumer bill for the nation’s largest desalination plant is set to rise to more than $2 billion, as heavy rain and […]