It was hilarious seeing Kevin Rudd give a press conference on renewable energy at a Townsville school on Tuesday, when the wind and solar batteries failed and plunged the room into darkness. The media questioning continued, but under the thin light … [Read more...] about Rudd in the Dark as the Lights go Out – An Omen for the Future?
Archives for November 1, 2007
October, 2007 RESEARCH UPDATE: We have submitted a research paper to the Journal of Climate in which we used a simple climate model to demonstrate how natural climate variability in temperature and clouds can be mis-diagnosed as positive feedback … [Read more...] about Variability in Temperature and Clouds can be Mis-Diagnosed as Positive Feedback – Roy Spencer
My attention was drawn to a Working Paper by Alan Carlin (1) which was basically about how emissions reductions may be a dangerous strategy to avoid climate change. Much of his perceived threat is based on papers by Hansen (2007) and others who … [Read more...] about The Greenland-Antarctica Melting Problem Does Not Exist – Cliff Ollier
In the centre of the Daintree rainforest, Giant White-lipped Tree Frogs Litoria infrafrenata ordinarily call for mates at the beginning of September, but much cooler temperatures persisting until very recently, have delayed the unmistakable clatter … [Read more...] about Giant White-lipped Tree Frog