New IPA resarch has highlighted the importance of the scientific issues behind the dispute that led to Peter Ridd being sacked by James Cook University.
Veteran bushfire scientist, David Packham OAM, has advised the residents of Australia’s East Gippsland region to read Jennifer Marohasy’s chapter on bushfires in Climate Change: The Facts 2020, in a letter to his local newspaper. Amongst many roles in a distinguished career he worked for many years in bushfire research with the CSIRO, and was […]
Bob Murray, freelance historian and one of nature’s gentlemen, made a nice remark about CCTF2020 in the course of a longer piece, in the latest Quadrant.. Here is an extract “From an Australian viewpoint, the IPCC is like a multinational corporation, with the CSIRO and BOM, its main arms here, effectively a branch office. IPCC […]
Dr Jennifer Marohasy recently spoke at a fundraising event hosted by the Brisbane Community Forum for Dr Peter Ridd’s upcoming High Court challenge. In her talk, Jennifer highlighted that it is more than just freedom of speech that is at stake with Peter Ridd’s court case, it is also the truth. Listen to Dr Marohasy’s […]
Our friends at The Climate Study Group have just published the latest in their informative series of articles in the Weekend Australian just published (April 17-18). Much of the matter contained within will be familiar to readers of Climate Change The Facts 2020, but it is always useful to have it in such a distilled form. And […]
Reef building hard corals in the order Scleractinia are animals that could be mistaken for plants. One of the most common such corals at the Great Barrier Reef is Acropora hyacinthus. At Myrmidon reef last December, we found ridges replete with these plates in various colours including brown and green. It was in the back lagoon […]
I wasn’t the one who took that bite out of that green plate coral. Can you see what looks like a bite mark? It is at about 4 o’clock on the large, green, plate coral, which is also one of the transect photographs taken last week, on 22nd February at Pixie Reef by Leonard Lim. […]
This review of Climate Change: The Facts 2020 is from Dr John Maunder, President of the Commission for Climatology of the World Meteorological Organization from 1989 to 1997, and author of Fifteen Shades of Climate. More information on Dr Maunder and his book is available at the end of the post. Climate Change: The Facts 2020 is […]
Knowing the truth has always been a challenge requiring an amount of discipline. And it is getting that much harder in this age of disinformation. How can we distinguish reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda? Science used to be so useful for this. But many government-funded reef research programs now amass data to prove a […]
The IPA’s Dr Bella d’Abrera and Daniel Wild discuss the kooky “requiem” event held by the University of Sydney’s Environment Institute.