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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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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I’m a Climate Scientist

Great Video… http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/punctuated-equilibrium/2011/jul/04/1

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Central Coast Conversations

As part of the 14,000 national conversations held regarding renewable energy, Climate Future held a number on the Central Coast, see report: CF-Report-20110703 There were many questions asked of our local politicians. These will be put to the pollies and … Continue reading

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