Dear Jennifer, You recently posted an article about a paper, entitled: ‘Oceanic Influences on Recent Continental Warming’, suggesting that it is warming of the oceans that has driven warming of the land since the 1970s. You commented, “But it … [Read more...] about What Warms the Oceans?
Archives for December 18, 2008
Based on the 130 years of data, Baker predicts that the current solar cycle, which reached a minimum in 2007, will continue a bit longer. In fact, he says, "there could be a 100-year minimum in solar activity," meaning much of Australia could … [Read more...] about More Drought for Southern Australia?
The rangelands cover some 81% of Australia and are popularly known as 'the outback'. A new report, 'Rangelands 2008 — Taking the pulse', is the first time that disparate datasets have been brought together at a national and regional scale to … [Read more...] about New Report on Australian Rangelands
The Greens reckon the Great Barrier Reef is a casualty of Labor's lower-than-expected emissions reduction target, but for those who work among the corals, forecasts aren't so bleak. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Great Barrier Reef Looking Good.