Climate on Trial in Queensland,

Climate on trial in Queensland, according to the Courier Mail 27 March 2019. Last year (2018) Professor Peter Ridd was fired from his position as a scientist at James Cook University, Queensland after questioning the quality of research used as evidence that the Great Barrier Reef is in danger due to global warming. He had […]

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Remarkable Rain Downunder

100 years ago remarkable rain downunder reported in Nature “From the Archive” 20 March 2019. Nature reported: “The Times of March 17 gives an account … of a remarkable Australian rainfall. It states that “the extraordinary rainfall at Melbourne threatens the greatest flood since 1891. The south-eastern corner of Victoria and New South Wales is […]

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500 Million Years of CO2

500 million years of CO2 claim scientists in reports in ScienceDaily 28 November 2018, and Science Advances 28 November 2018 doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aat4556. A group of scientists at the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) and Utrecht University have analysed a chemical named phytane in over 300 samples of sediment from deep sea cores and from […]

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“Silencing dissent kills science”

“Silencing dissent kills science”, as marine scientist Professor Pete Ridd is dismissed by James Cook University (Queensland, Australia).  Popular columnist Andrew Bolt in Courier Mail 24 May 2018, p. 46, reported this after Dr Ridd questioned claims that man-made global warming is destroying the Great Barrier Reef.  Bolt commented: “He may be right, he may […]

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40 Year Aussie Rain Cycles

40 year Aussie rain cycles found, according University of Newcastle News and Australasian Journal of Water Resources doi: 10.1080/13241583.2018.1446677, 18 March 2018. Researchers at the University of Newcastle, Australia, Anthony Kiem and Greg McMahon, have carried out a survey historical flood date from 10 catchment areas in South East Queensland. Their work extended a study […]

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Tuvalu Islands Growing, Not Sinking

Tuvalu islands are growing, not sinking, according to reports in, PhysOrg 9 February 2018, and Science Alerts 15 February 2018, and Nature Communications doi:10.1038/s41467-018-02954-1, 9 February 2018. Tuvalu is one of many small Pacific Island nations that have been predicted to be swallowed up by rising sea levels caused by man-made global warming.  A team […]

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Make Our Planet Great Again

“Make our planet great again”, says President of France Emmanuel Macron, according to BBC News 1 June 2017. Following US President Donald Trump’s announcement on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement Macron set up a project “to lead (and win!) this battle on climate change”. (Item in brackets in original) He goes on to state: […]

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Suppress Climate Sceptics and Creationists

Suppress climate sceptics and creationists, says Barry Brook, director of the Research Institute for Climate Change and Sustainability, University of Adelaide, writing in an article in The Australian, 30 April 2008. Brook claims that global warming sceptics, creationists and “intelligent designers” are “trolls” – an Internet jargon term defined by Brook as “people who intentionally […]

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Siberia Warmer in the Past

Siberia warmer in the past, concludes University College London Researcher, according to a report in DailyTech.com, 8 October 2007. Anson Mackay of the Environmental Change Research Centre, has constructed the most accurate high-resolution temperature record of Siberia (Lake Baikal) over the past 800,000 years. It clearly demonstrates the region has often been considerably warmer than […]

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Shifting Winds Release Ocean Carbon Dioxide

Shifting winds release ocean carbon dioxide, according to a report in ScienceDaily, 13 March 2009. Many scientists believe the dramatic climate shift involved in ending the last ice age, usually dated as being around 17,000 years ago, occurred due a change in the earth’s orbit. Ice core records show an increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide […]

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