Tag Archives: global warming

Australia’s PM On The Spot

2,000 scientists recently endorsed an open letter to our Prime Minster Turnbull calling for a halt to coal to save the world’s coral reefs. With 50% of global coral already dead, and a global bleaching event that started in 2014 … Continue reading

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Fear the Fossil Fuel Future Shock

Just how much of Australia’s coal should we export or allow to be burned and what is the implication for Australia’s economy if we leave our current reserves in the ground? Well, the latest report from Carbon Tracker Initiative deals … Continue reading

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The Moral Responsibility

Our politicians have a moral responsibility to put their own prejudices behind them in the pursuit of their duties: “Although ordinary individuals may have no duty to go beyond their own personal opinion about the science of climate change, government … Continue reading

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Real Climate rounds up Earth’s Sensitivity

Real Climate has a roundup of the latest scientific papers dealing with sensitivity of our climate to CO2 increases with Part 1 of a planned series of posts. I will leave the detail up to you to read if you … Continue reading

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Dire Warning from World Bank

I cannot think of a more conservative organization than the world bank. With a forward written by the President of the bank, “Turn Down the Heat – Why a 4 degree world must be avoided” was released on 19th November. … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Seminar to be held at Woy Woy

Woy Woy and the wider Central Coast area is highly vulnerable to sea level rise due to the large number of waterfront properties and low-lying suburbs in the area. The Woy Woy  peninsula itself is only 7m above sea level … Continue reading

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How settled is the science

Trying to look at the degree of consensus on the science of climate change caused a visit to Google Scholar. Anyone can use this search engine to search for scientific articles and papers. Of course, it takes a lot of work … Continue reading

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