The Institute of Public Affairs holds lectures on interesting topics at the Brisbane Club. Last night eighty guests heard Professor Bob Carter from James Cook University explain how climate always changes and why climate change is a natural … [Read more...] about Bob Carter in Brisbane Speaking on Climate Change as a Natural Hazard
Archives for October 24, 2008
It is absurd to suggest that genetically modified plants could influence the global climate, but the ABC, the public broadcaster in Australia, has suggested as much: read more here. … [Read more...] about GM Crops Implicated in Global Warming
In response to a question concerning the likelihood of our oceans becoming acidic from global warming Ian Plimer, University of Adelaide, has replied: THE oceans have remained alkaline during the Phanerozoic (last 540 million years) except for a … [Read more...] about Not Enough CO2 in Fossil Fuels to Make Oceans Acidic: A Note from Professor Plimer
Are you consumed with rage when someone has left an empty room and not switched off the light? Perhaps you suffer from carborexia: read more here. … [Read more...] about Obsessed with Saving the Environment?
A highlight of my year so far is the climate change conference in New York in March. It was a gathering of more than 500 skeptics, including many scientists, to discuss global warming. I was enthralled by a presentation from Stan Goldenberg … [Read more...] about Skeptics to Gather in New York Again