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Figure 1.  These time series  lines are derived from data also published in Chapter 5, of the book 'Evidence-based Climate Science'.  They show that rural locations, cities and lighthouses have somewhat different temperature trends.  Even the most pronounced warming, evident from Hobart and Melbourne, is within what could be considered natural - though the trends show here are likely to be artificially exaggerated by the method of measuring temperature since 1996 (electronic probes) and the urban heat island (UHI) effect.

Wine and Climate Change in Australia – Journalist Michael Brissenden Just Makes Stuff-Up

MICHAEL Brissenden, considered one of Australia’s most experienced journalists, failed on so many counts with the Four Corners documentary ‘Weather Alert’. He suggested that wine grower’s Brown Brothers are relocating at least part of their business to Tasmania because it is too hot in Victoria, which is untrue. He also failed to explain to the […]

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Screen shot of the 'Monthly mean maximum temperature' page for St Helens Aerodrome at the Bureau's website

Already Hottest January on Record for St Helens, Tasmania

LAST week, Andrew Johnson, CEO of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, wrote that the Bureau’s “stewardship of Australia’s temperature record” had been found to be scientifically sound [1]. He also claimed it was in accordance with World Meteorological Organisation guidelines. In fact, it’s not. If it was scientifically sound, or in accordance with WMO guidelines, […]

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Before the advent of irrigation the Murray river would run dry during periods of extended drought.  These were exceptionally hot years in the Murray Darling Basin.

Faux Record Hot Days, Including at Mildura

Alan Jones AO Radio 2GB, Sydney Dear Alan, This spring has begun with the Bureau of Meteorology announcing a new ‘hottest September day on record’ almost every other day. Last Saturday, for example, we heard that it was the hottest September day in Mildura since 1889. Really? Hotter than 1905 or even 1938 – those […]

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