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September rainfall in Murray Darling Basin, 1900 to 2016

Wettest September on Record in Murray Darling

FOR over a decade the Bureau of Meteorology, and CSIRO have been predicting on-going drought in the Murray Darling Basin. Hundreds of scientists have been employed –at the expense of tax payers – to run General Simulation Models all predicting the same outcome.  This forecast decline has been blamed on global-warming and has resulted in […]

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[image courtesy of Christian Kerr on Facebook]

Transmission Pylons Rather Than Wind Turbines: Collapsed

WHILE the storm that hit South Australia yesterday, Wednesday 28 September, was large and intense, the winds do not appear to have been particularly severe – at least not relative to what we often experience in northern Australia.  For example, a Category 2 cyclone has wind gusts of at least 125 kilometres per hour. According […]

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Prof Brian Cox, image courtesy of the BBC

Speaking Truth to Power, and Correcting Brian Cox

There was once a clear distinction between science – that was about reason and evidence – and art that could venture into the make-believe including through the re-interpretation of facts. This line is increasingly blurred in climate science where data is now routinely remodeled to make it more consistent with global warming theory.

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Green squares show annual mean minimum temperatures, red dots show these values after homogenization.  In dropping down the early mean minima the Bureau changes slight cooling at Rutherglen, into warming of 1.7 degrees Celsius per century.

Auditor-General Dismisses Need for Scrutiny of Bureau’s Homogenization Methodology

SURFACE air temperatures, as measured at weather stations across Australia, are routinely remodeled through a process of homogenization.  After the remodeling of approximately 100 individual temperature series, various area weightings are applied to these individual series, then the average annual temperature is calculated for each state and territory, the entire continent, and used to report […]

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Roy Spencer and John Christy are responsible for compiling the UAH Satellite record.

Accepting Regional Variability in Global Temperatures

IN the very first report from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) the Medieval Warm Period was evident as a period, about as warm as the present, occurring from AD 950 to 1250. In subsequent IPCC reports there is no such warm period in this historical record. Instead there is a graph, […]

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clive james

Imminent Catastrophe: a poem by Clive James

The imminent catastrophe goes on Not showing many signs of happening. The ice at the North Pole that should be gone By now, is awkwardly still lingering, And though sometimes the weather is extreme It seems no more so than when we were young Who soon will hear no more of this grim theme Reiterated […]

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Satellite-based global temperatures, trending up

LEADING climate scientists were not acknowledging “the pause” in global warming, even though it was very apparent in the satellite-based temperatures of the lower troposphere. That was until last month. The February update to this satellite record has broken previous records for the northern hemisphere, and indicates that global temperatures are once again on the […]

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