Monthly Archives: February 2011

Carbon Price

An article in The Australian details some of the costs for our biggest electricity producers should a price on carbon be instigated. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/climate/full-cost-of-carbon-would-cripple-companies/story-e6frg6xf-1226012257813 “just 30 companies are responsible for half Australia’s carbon emissions” (300 Mt).

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Extreme Events – we are responsible!

Extreme precipitation events ARE GETTING WORSE as a result of human green house gas emissions. Yes, we are partly to blame for the flooding say 2 new papers in Nature. This is now! Not some ‘future time’ when climate change … Continue reading

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Letter to Board of ABC

[Emailed by one of our members on the 31 Jan 2011] Dear Maurice Newman, I am very disappointed in the continuing false “balance” of ABC reporting on the science of climate change. This science has now developed to the stage … Continue reading

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National Academy – Sea Level Rise

New reports issued by National Academy of Sciences (USA) in response to a request by Congress state that the science of climate change has been established well enough to be accepted as fact. This echoes other recent statements from the … Continue reading

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Julia Gillard PM of Australia

Here’s a quote from our PM regarding the recent flooding… ALEXANDRA KIRK: Do you think that climate change has anything to do with this flood disaster? JULIA GILLARD: I don’t think you can look at one weather event, one disaster. … Continue reading

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Extreme Events

 Let’s ask the question “Was the Brisbane flood caused by Climate Change?” The answer is… “caused?–no” but “worstened?–yes“.

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Letters to the Editor

In response to recent letters in the local Express Advocate newspaper, the following letter was sent to the Editor. Central Coast Express Advocate Locked Bag 13 GOSFORD  NSW  2250 coastopinions@cumberlandnewspapers.com.au In response to recent letters in the Express Advocate (19 … Continue reading

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