“Proposals for 4,000GL ‘overbank’ floods of the Murray River by the Victorian Environment Assessment Council beggar belief” said the chairman of the Australian Environment Foundation, Don Burke. Mr Burke’s comments came at the conclusion of the … [Read more...] about Victorian Environment Assessment Council Set to Flood Murray River Communities: AEF Media Release
Hi Jennifer, Bob Ferguson of the Science and Public Policy Institute has just asked me to draw your attention to the fact that he's published my analysis of the IPCC review. It's titled "Peer Review, What Peer Review" and can be found at … [Read more...] about What Peer Review? A note from John McLean on the IPCC
Paul Kelly writing in today's The Australian has suggested that "The Sydney climate change declaration is a success for John Howard, a good outcome for APEC and an incremental step on the long journey to find global agreement on a post-2012 … [Read more...] about The Sydney Climate Change Declaration: Who Cares?
The BBC has scrapped plans for Planet Relief, a TV special on climate change. The Planet Relief special was scheduled for broadcast in January 2008 but after Newsnight editor Peter Barron attended the Edinburgh Festival last month there has been … [Read more...] about Martin Durkin Convinces BBC Not to ‘Save the Planet’
In the beginning of the Northern hemisphere spring , I asked if 1) Iceland would export Fin whales to Japan 2) Norway would fill its whaling quota Now we know the answers to these questions. Iceland will not renew its permits for commercial … [Read more...] about Whaling in the North – Part 3 from Ann Novek
According to a new paper entitled Climate change and critical thresholds in China's food security ** if global temperatures continue to rise it would appear imperative that CO2 concentration also continue to rise. Only if CO2 concentrations rise with … [Read more...] about CO2 Needs to Rise with Temperature for Chinese Food Security