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More Propaganda from Al Gore?

“24 Hours of Reality” will broadcast a presentation by Al Gore every hour for 24 hours across 24 different time zones from Wednesday to Thursday, with the aim of convincing climate change sceptics and driving action against global warming among households, schools and businesses… More about the campaign here: climaterealityproject.org

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The Other Climate Theory

IN an address to the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1900, Lord William Thomson Kelvin said, “There is nothing new to discover in physics now.  All that remains is more and more precise measurements.” Then along came Albert Einstein. More recently and closer to home, economist John Quiggin, has claimed, “There is […]

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New insight into cloud formation

If cloud formation  is impacted by cosmic ray flux, as suggested by new research from CERN, then this further complicates our understanding of drivers of global temperature: GENEVA, 25 August 2011. In a paper published in the journal Nature today, the CLOUD1 experiment at CERN2 has reported its first results. The CLOUD experiment has been designed to study the […]

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Sea will save the Murray mouth

THE Murray-Darling Basin is the food bowl of Australia and for years has been considered an ecological disaster. Later this year the government will release a plan that is supposed to place the Murray-Darling on a sustainable environmental footing, and already $10 billion has been set aside for the plan’s implementation. But if the guide […]

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Convoy of no confidence: what I will say

I’ve been asked to speak outside Parliament House tomorrow morning, to the ‘Convoy of No Confidence’.   What an honour.   Following are my speech notes: THERE is nothing more basic to our physical well-being than food, and Australian farmers are amongst the most efficient and responsible food producers in the world.  Yet they are increasingly demonised […]

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Climate4you Update July 2011

THE climate update for July 2011 indicates: “The Northern Hemisphere was characterised by regional variability. Below average temperatures extended across western North America, most of the North Atlantic and Europe, and central Russia. Above average temperatures characterised eastern North America, western Russia and eastern Siberia. The Southern Hemisphere in general was close to average 1998-2006 […]

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