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Don’t pollute minds with carbon fears

Emeritus Professor Ian Plimer has written a well-crafted article in The Australian today. Well worth a read.

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The primary driver of climate change is cloud cover, not CO2

A study has been published in the Russian Academy of Science. Using satellite data, the authors have correlated temperature change with CO2 and cloud cover, and found that there is a correlation of 0.316 for cloud cover. The link to … Continue reading

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Increasing CO2 leads has negative greenhouse effect in Antarctica

Schmithüsen et al. (2015) have demonstrated that increasing CO2 leads to an increased negative greenhouse effect in Antarctica. They state: CO2 is the strongest anthropogenic forcing agent for climate change since preindustrial times. Like other greenhouse gases, CO2 absorbs terrestrial … Continue reading

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Increasing organic farming likely to increase carbon emissions

A study in Nature has sought to measure the greenhouse gas impacts of converting food production in England and Wales to organic methods. The study by Smith et al. identifited that agriculture is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas … Continue reading

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Climate models underestimate cooling effect of daily cloud cycle

Cloud formation is part of the hydrological cycle. The climate models that scientists use to project future conditions appear to underestimate the cooling effect that clouds have on a daily — and even hourly — basis, particularly over land. A study … Continue reading

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New study indicates no anthropogenic cause of climate change

There is a new scientific study in circulation that suggests that there is no experimental evidence for climate change caused by human activity. The study comes from the University of Turku in Finland. It is an interesting study, measuring low … Continue reading

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Former Australian Greens leader objects to wind farms

Dr Bob Brown, former leader of the Green Party in Australia, is objecting to the development of a wind farm in Tasmania. The location is at Robbins Island in the north of the state. If constructed, the farm will be … Continue reading

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The Great Barrier Reef is Healthy!

In this video link, Dr Peter Ridd (formerly from James Cook University in QLD, Australia) outlines his study that demonstrates that the Great Barrier Reef has about the same amount of coral as in 1985. The linked video highlights that … Continue reading

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“Ocean Stabilization Machine” a Primary Factor Underlying the Effect of Climate Change”

A scientific paper was recently published in the journal Atmospheric and Climate Sciences by Yanjun Mao, Jiqing Tan, Bomin Chen, Huiyi Fan. The study provides details regarding why recent global warming is primarily a result of natural causes. The authors … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Implementing Carbon-neutral Technologies

An interesting article titled ‘Why the global fossil-fuel phase-out is a fantasy akin to time travel’ has been published in the Financial Post’. The opinion piece highlights the real cost of investing in infrastructure to meet the current and future … Continue reading

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