Tag Archives | Climate & Climate Change

Kyoto’s relevance to ‘Back o’ Bourke’

I leave today for Brewarrina, 100kms east of Bourke. I will be speaking at a NSW Farmer’s Forum on the issues I raised in my column in The Land of 3rd February. I wrote: The latest round of restrictions on tree clearing in NSW and Queensland were driven in part by the Federal Government’s global […]

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If Another 5 Years of Tony Blair, And

The big news this morning is that exit polls suggest Tony Blair will be re-elected to lead Britain for another 5 years. What does this mean for the environment? Blair clearly cares about the environment and is concerned by what he sees as a situation of general and accelerating deterioration in the global environment. He […]

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What do Geologists know about Climate?

After Michael Duffy interviewed Prof Bob Carter on climate change on his ABC radio program Counterpoint, there was comment on at least one web-blog site. John Quiggin wrote: “It would be more accurate to describe Carter as a prominent research geologist with a personal interest in the issue of climate change, and a strongly-held view […]

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Mixing Views on Climate

Papers from the Managing Climate Change: Practicalities and Realities in a post-Kyoto Future conference held in Canberra on 4th April are now available at Tech Central Station. This is perhaps a first conference where acknowledged ‘climate skeptics’ including Professor Bob Carter have given papers alongside Australian government representatives including Dr Brian Fisher from ABARE. A […]

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