Same old Bolt, same old story.

Update: Andrew is at it again.  Either he doesn’t understand the science or he is wilfully distorting the information surrounding the impact of climate change on coral reefs. See also this posting and this one on huge impacts of exceptionally warm water in Western Australia on coral reefs. Update: this piece was first published back on Feb 10th, 2009 … Continue reading Same old Bolt, same old story.

Profesor Steffens takes Senator Steve Fielding to task for climate ignorance

A few weeks ago we posted about how Australian Senator Fielding attempted to convince the Australian senate that global warming didn’t exist by questioning the link between global warming and CO2 using a few highly questionable graphs and cherry picked science (Fielding the hard questions? Not likely). Along with Bob Carter (who seems to be … Continue reading Profesor Steffens takes Senator Steve Fielding to task for climate ignorance

“…cataclysmic global warming is universally understood to be quite a lot like that comet on its earthbound track”

My friend, David Stout (Professor Emeritus) sent me this interesting piece of commentary regarding why many people are not appreciating the urgency of action on climate change. The problem is a generational and psychological one.  Mr Micawber rules, because, politically, we elders (who presently have the potential to take difficult and pressing collective decisions) have … Continue reading “…cataclysmic global warming is universally understood to be quite a lot like that comet on its earthbound track”