THE ability to perceive anomaly - something that deviates from what is considered standard - is important for the progress of science and also good public policy. Until the recent widespread flooding in Australia, water planning in the Murray … [Read more...] about Tony Windsor Willfully Ignores the Evidence
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has launched a statewide independent Commission of Inquiry to forensically examine Queensland’s unprecedented flood disaster. Ms Bligh said the Commission would be headed by widely respected Queensland Justice Cate … [Read more...] about Queensland Premier establishes Commission of Inquiry into flood disaster
EVER the opportunist, Bob Brown, Leader of the Australian Greens, yesterday blamed the Brisbane floods on the coal industry for causing global warming. But there is no correlation between atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide and rainfall … [Read more...] about Time to Reject AGW – And Bob Brown
WITH respect to what has happened in this major flood disaster in Brisbane, the role played by the huge Wivenhoe Dam in this flood will be called into question, and as the cleanup is starting now, many more questions will be asked in the wash up, if … [Read more...] about Wivenhoe Dam and Brisbane Flood Mitigation: A Note from Tony
This afternoon there was flash flooding in Toowoomba. This evening parts of the Brisbane Valley are being evaculated. Up to 5,000 people may be affected. … [Read more...] about Brisbane Valley Being Evaculated
According to journalist Peter Sheehan writing in today’s Sydney Morning Herald: “The rivers have been running brown. A lot of the lifeblood of this country has been gushing away in liquid mountains we don't even see. A few sages warned that the … [Read more...] about Floods Steal Precious Topsoil?