Posted 24 February 2014

"The issue over whether there is global warming and what the human contribution to it might be is – at least to a material extent – a scientific question. But whether we should do anything about it and, if so, which of the available technical options is best to adopt, is e...

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Posted 20 February 2014

"No climate change sceptic that I know 'denies' climate change, or even human contributions to it. It's a lazy and unpleasant slur to say that they do. Sceptics say it is not happening fast enough to threaten more harm than the wasteful and regressive measures intended to...

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Posted 19 February 2014

"U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was right to tell Indonesians on Sunday that climate change is a serious danger to humanity if not addressed appropriately. ...But Kerry ruined his credibility on the issue when he asserted that climate science is “simple”, and “not real

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Posted 12 February 2014

"Remember the big 'acid rain' scare durinbg the 1970s and 1960s attributing damage to lakes and forests to0 emissions from [US] Midwestern utilities? If so, did you ever hear the results of a more than half-billion-dollar, 10-year-long nationalk Acid Precipitatioon Assessm...

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Posted 9 February 2014

"Will the overselling of climate change lead to a new scientific dark age? That's the question bieing posed in the latest issue of an Australian literary journal, Quadrant, by Garth Paltridge, one of the world's most respected atmospheric scienbtists."  This is the start...

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