Climate change – is the ‘missing science’ really missing?

The now infamous skeptic Professor Ian Plimer  launched his seventh book last week, titled “Heaven and Earth, Global Warming: The Missing Science“. Apparently Plimer, a Professor of Mining and Geology from the University of Adelaide is aiming to ‘refute every scientific argument that humans are responsible for global warming’. Remember that this is the same … Continue reading Climate change – is the ‘missing science’ really missing?

Microdocs and podcasts

ANU environmental podcast Australian National University are podcasting a series of lectures and seminars on the environment, and are covering some hard hitting topics, ranging from policy and economy to oceanography (several of which I might not entirely agree with) . Below are three of the best – see the full listing here. Ecology, Conservation, … Continue reading Microdocs and podcasts

Declining calcification on the Great Barrier Reef – Radio Interview

Glen De’ath and Katherina Fabricius, two co-authors from the recent science paper on the decline in coral calcification on the Great Barrier Reef were interviewed by Australian ABC radio this afternoon. Listen online below, or read on after the jump for a transcript.

[audio:http://67.220.225.10/~clim2165/cs/audio/20090102-am07-coral-decline.mp3%5D

update: fixed the link to the correct interview.
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From the climatic sidelines: Stephen Schneider (Stanford University, IPCC) on the global warming debate

Effective science is often dogged by the antics of skeptics who look out the window and say, “look the temperature didn’t go up this year yet CO2 did – I rest my argument, enhanced greenhouse driven global change is not occurring”. Stephen Schneider, a climatologist from Stanford University discusses this issue and more in a … Continue reading From the climatic sidelines: Stephen Schneider (Stanford University, IPCC) on the global warming debate

ABC Scienceshow on Cryptochromes – The biggest sex event on earth

I was interviewed recently by Robyn Williams for ABC’s “Science show” on the moonlight mass spawning of corals on the GBR I posted here earlier this month (“Keylight found to moonlight romance“). Click below to listen to the interview, read the transcript here or download the podcast.   [audio:http://www.climateshifts.org/scienceshow.mp3%5D “There are 400 species of corals … Continue reading ABC Scienceshow on Cryptochromes – The biggest sex event on earth

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and Peter Ridd on Triple J Radio

I was interviewed recently on Triple J radio (an Australian nation-wide radio station) for a current affairs program called “Hack” along with Peter Ridd to discuss the “Great Barrier Reef Swindle” (as I have blogged here before). [audio:http://www.climateshifts.org/climateshifts/audio/ovehgtriplej.mp3%5D Please feel free to leave your comments below – download the entire Hack episode at Triple J, … Continue reading Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and Peter Ridd on Triple J Radio