Monthly Archives: July 2011

A New Maunder Minimum?

Could we be heading into an Ice Age? Astronomers recently found that our sun may be heading into a period of low activity where the 11 year cycle of sunspot maximums we have been experiencing over the last few centuries … Continue reading

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Carbon Price

Media release:  CF-Media Release-20110710 Australia acts on carbon pollution If put into action the Federal Government’s package for a price on carbon is a great step forward towards building a low carbon economy. The Government is to be congratulated on … Continue reading

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Congratulations Australia

This is a really big thankyou. A thankyou to our politicians, to our local supporters and to all who have sent letters, rung, signed petitions, handed out leaflets, talked to people and generally helped to get this change through. It … Continue reading

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Australia’s ETS and Why we need it

At 12 noon on Sunday the Federal Government announced the details of the Carbon Tax. This is a momentous occasion as it finally marks the start of a serious program to reduce Australia’s green house gas emissions. The Gillard Government … Continue reading

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Australian Carbon Price Announced

At 12 noon on Sunday 10th July the Australian Federal Government announced the details of their Carbon Tax. This is a truly momentous occasion as it finally marks the start of a serious program to reduce Australia’s green house gas … Continue reading

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A little warming? What’s the harm in that! Say some.

Rachel returns with an important post on local impacts So what if the world is getting a little warmer – what’s the harm in that?  After all as scientists have told us its been warmer in the past. Around 6,000 … Continue reading

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Australian Climate Scientists strike back

A series of articles have been posted on The Conversation… http://theconversation.edu.au/the-false-the-confused-and-the-mendacious-how-the-media-gets-it-wrong-on-climate-change-1558 They aim to put to bed the denial of human caused climate change. The last post linked above is a Statement of the scientific position. “Climate scientists are being … Continue reading

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