Author Archive | Koala Bear

Metres of Sea-Level Rise: Climate Commissioner

WILL Steffen is the executive director of the Australian National University Climate Change Institute and also a member of the Australian Climate Commission. This is the Climate Commission established to provide all Australians with an independent and reliable source of information about the science of climate change. This is the same Professor Steffan who, you […]

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Thank YOU, And

My name is Mr Koala and I would like to thank some of the readers of this blog for their very generous donation: M (from the NT) donated $50 P (from SA) donated $50 J (from NSW) donated $100 So Jen and I have $200 from our recent fundraising drive.  Thank you! (more…)

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Media Watch Witch Hunt

IN the old days they would have just bound her, thrown her into the lake, and waited to see if she floated.   That was how one viewer responded to the vicious dunking of Jennifer Marohasy by Jonathan Holmes on their Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) Media Watch program on March 19, 2012. Dr Marohasy just wants […]

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Basil Beamish for Climate Commissioner

I’ve been reading about the Commission: the Climate Commission established to provide all Australians with an independent and reliable source of information about the science of climate change. Two of the commissioners, Professors Will Steffan and Lesley Hughes, have just published a report stating that New South Wales is becoming hotter and heatwaves will become […]

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Trends: Hot Days West of Sydney

YESTERDAY his Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported that Australia’s Climate Commissioner Tim Flannery has studied the climate record and discovered that the number of hot days are increasing in western Sydney, more koalas are falling out of trees, and people sitting in traffic jams are forgetting to turn on their air-conditioning. You can read everything here: […]

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