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Sceptics

Denial vs Good Science Part II

The next part in the Denial vs Good Science story comes from an exchange between Andrew Bolt and me in the Melbourne Herald Sun. Both articles appeared originally in the print version of the paper, but are now available online. This is what Mr Bolt said: Evidence doesn’t bare out alarmist claims of global warming […]

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Renewables

Australia can be a clean energy superpower

A guest post by Stewart Taggart Imagine a world in which Australia becomes a ‘clean energy superpower’ exporting huge volumes of clean, green, zero-greenhouse gas electricity to Asia, powering homes, industry and electric vehicles. It requires vision. It requires will and leadership. But it’s not that farfetched. If we’re willing to dream a little… TREC/DESERTEC-Australia […]

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Sceptics

Spot the recycled denial I – Prof WJ Collins

UPDATE: Detailed response from Dr Andrew Glikson (PDF) can be downloaded here: gliksondetailedresponsewjcollins Each week, seemingly without fail, a new Opinion piece appears in some Australian media outlet which is sceptical about aspects of mainstream climate science. Sometimes they are in the form of Editorials or Viewpoints, sometimes as Letters to the Editor. Some are […]

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Future Impacts Sceptics

Will global warming cause a mass extinction event?

Originally posted on Skeptical Science… A related post can be found here. Human are transforming the global environmental. Great swathes of temperate forest in Europe, Asia and North America have been cleared over the past few centuries for agriculture, timber and urban development. Tropical forests are now on the front line. Human-assisted species invasions of […]

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Climate Change Sceptics

Denial vs Good Science Part I

Earlier this year I was asked to write a ConScience opinion piece for Australasian Science magazine (one of the two popular science mags in Oz, along with COSMOS). It was entitled “Make a stand for good science”. Here is the first part: “Don’t feed the troll!” This is a common admonition in the expanding science […]