According to a recent paper** published in the journal Nature, only a dramatic fall in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are able to explain the transition from the mostly ice-free Greenland of three million years ago, to the ice-covered Greenland of … [Read more...] about Greenland’s Ice Follows Dramatic Fall in Carbon Dioxide Levels?
Archives for August 2008
In today's UK Telegraph Christopher Booker has commented: "As the estimated cost of measures proposed by politicians to 'combat global warming' soars ever higher – such as the International Energy Council's $45 trillion – 'fighting climate change' … [Read more...] about Time for a Counter-Consensus: Christopher Booker
On the evening of Sunday, August 10, I asked for citations of research papers in reputable scientific journals that examine the causal link between anthropogenic carbon dioxide and global warming and that quantified the extent of this warming.** In … [Read more...] about Causal Linkage between Carbon Dioxide and Global Warming (Part 4)
I started this blog on April 14, 2005, pondering what it means to be a progressive environmentalist. For more than two years various people made a significant contribution to the blog including Neil Hewett and Paul Biggs. About a year ago I asked … [Read more...] about Upcoming Changes to the Blog
In The Weekend Australian I wrote that many false claims are made about the state of our environment on an almost daily basis but because most Australians are illiterate when it comes to science and maths, they are mostly just accepted. My first … [Read more...] about Interpreting Eastern Australian Rainfall Data
The growing of genetically modified (GM) food crops is currently illegal in several Australian states including Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. Western Australian Premier Alan Carpenter has promised to continue the ban while the … [Read more...] about GM Becomes Election Issue in Western Australia