LAST Wednesday, I had the privilege of appearing in front of the Australian Senate Select Committee on Climate Policy.My main advice to the committee was that making a decision regarding an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) must be considered as a … [Read more...] about On a Tortuous Political Problem: Bob Carter
Archives for April 20, 2009
Scepticism Increasing Under Obama
Public hostility toward George Bush and the Republicans likely expressed itself in part as hostility toward global warming scepticism, with which Bush and the Republicans were identified. As soon as the Republicans lost power, many in the public lost … [Read more...] about Scepticism Increasing Under Obama
Launch of Book by Well Known Sceptic: Heaven and Earth by Ian Plimer
The book entitled 'Heaven And Earth' by one of Australia's foremost Earth scientists and outspoken climate change sceptic, Professor Ian Plimer, is "brilliantly argued". At least that's according to Paul Sheehan writing in the Sydney Morning … [Read more...] about Launch of Book by Well Known Sceptic: Heaven and Earth by Ian Plimer
Wise Men Excluded from Bushfire Royal Commission
WE were all appalled by the death and destruction that was the Victorian bushfires early this year. On Black Saturday nearly 200 people died. The number of koalas incinerated probably runs into the thousands, the number of native birds dead in the … [Read more...] about Wise Men Excluded from Bushfire Royal Commission
Panama Zoo Collects Endangered Frogs
More than 32 species of amphibians in danger of extinction are being held in captivity to protect them against the Chytrid fungus. Read more here. Picture from Wikipedia. … [Read more...] about Panama Zoo Collects Endangered Frogs
How Many Times Can Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapse?
The annual media portrayal of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica has become a predictable event. Read more here. … [Read more...] about How Many Times Can Wilkins Ice Shelf Collapse?