Archive | February 7, 2011

What’s Not Important to Murray River Modellers

I stayed in a house by the Murray River just upstream from Barham in the Central Murray Valley in November 2007.  Every morning I drank a large glass of water from the kitchen tap; water that had been pumped straight from the river.   The water tasted fine, and I didn’t get sick.    In the afternoon, […]

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What to Listen to, and Read, This Week

1. Michael Duffy in Conversation with Stewart Franks This afternoon at 4pm the very clever climate scientist Stewart Franks will be on ABC Radio National’s Counterpoint in conversation with Michael Duffy.  Make sure you listen in. 2. Bronwyn Herbert asks why there is no water in Lake Eucumbene Sometime this week I am hoping the ABC […]

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More Politics from Ross Garnaut: A Note from Des Moore

LAST November Ross Garnaut was commissioned, for an unknown fee, to produce an Update of the Review of climate change he completed in 2008. Garnaut is an economist who describes himself as an independent expert but he acts like a believer in a greater role for government and has worked closely with Labor governments. As one […]

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