George McCallum is a regular reader and sometimes commentator at this blog. He has been based in Berlin for the last 9 years, working as a freelance wildlife photographer, marine mammal observer, freelance field researcher, chief cook and bottle … [Read more...] about George McCallum
Archives for September 2006
The Australian Environment Foundation had its first conference and AGM last weekend.* There was some discussion on the subject of anthropogenic global warming (AGW). In my talk I suggested that in the film ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Al Gore took … [Read more...] about Skepticism Versus Being An AGW Skeptic: A Note from David Tribe
I received the following note: "Hi Jennifer, Tonight the ABC news reported on the large ozone hole over the Antarctic. On the news, first it was claimed that the large hole was responsible for the record cold weather there. Then that the cold … [Read more...] about Low Temperatures Over Antarctica
By the end of the recent state election in Queensland, the Labor Party was proposing not one, but five new dams and the the Coalition a whooping eight new dams. The Wyaralong dam is being planned for a catchment just south of Brisbane and west of … [Read more...] about Wyaralong Dam: Water More Expensive Than Desalination?
I received the following note from a reader of this blog: "Last Wednesday the state of California, the world’s 12th largest emitter of greenhouse gases sued the country's largest automobile manufacturers, seeking billions of dollars for … [Read more...] about California – goes for broke on greenhouse – mad, bad or visionary ?
When Bob Foster posted a note here in April claiming that the sun drives climate and the next little ice age will be in 2030 he was roundly condemned by many AGW believers. Now there is an article in New Scientist also suggesting "that the sun is … [Read more...] about Saved from Global Warming by The Sun?