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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Saving Lives Trumps Saving Property Values

By JOHN ASQUITH June 7, 2013, 10:30 p.m. SEVERAL years ago, I was driving south from Brisbane and got trapped in floods at Bellingen. After a massive downpour and a slightly later tidal surge, the waters rose rapidly. It was … 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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Talk on Saturday – Kariong Eco Hub

Following on from a talk at Politics in the Pub…

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Wyong has a responsibility to act

We have been hearing lately about the winding back of Wyong Shire Council’s sea level rise measures. CEN recently made comments on the WSC LEP (Local Environmental Plan). The LEP is the head planning document that will govern development in … 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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