1. GM Files: Getting the Truth Out There By Glenn Tong December 20, 2006 ... Worsening drought conditions around Australia have brought into sharp focus the need for new technologies to meet the challenge of global warming. The indisputable reality … [Read more...] about Holiday Reading, Christmas 2006
Archives for December 2006
I was at church yesterday on Christmas Day, and I was also at church on Christmas Eve. I am a protestant by upbringing and tribal affiliation, but like Richard Dawkins, an atheist by conviction. But unlike Dawkins I am not against … [Read more...] about The Concept of ‘Passionate Agnosticism’ on Boxing Day 2006
Following is the text* from a 'Special Climate Statement' entitled 'Climate conditions preceding the December 2006 southeast Australian bushfires'. The statement was issued on 19th December 2006 by the National Climate … [Read more...] about Climate Conditions & The December 2006 Bushfires in Australia
I received the following note* from Vincent Gray. He began by wishing us all "the compliments of the season" and then lauched into a discussion of mean global surface temperature records: The theory that "Climate Change" is caused by increases in … [Read more...] about Beware the Global Surface Temperature Record: A Note from Vincent Gray
1. Ebenezer Scrooge got a bad press By David Rowe December 22, 2006 Charles Dickens’s sentimental 1843 work, A Christmas Carol, delivered to the world a character who has come to embody mean-spiritedness. Ebenezer Scrooge is represented as a cruel, … [Read more...] about Weekend Reading, Christmas 2006
A new partnership between the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) and the University of Queensland has resulted in the creation of a new 'Science and Environment Research Group' and 3 PhD Scholarships in Environmental Science and 1 in Environmental … [Read more...] about Interested in the Environment? Looking to do a PhD?