Category Archives: Climate

Paul Kelly and Joni Mitchell

Leading Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly is about to release a powerful new single that tackles Australia’s lack of action on climate change and environmental destruction. Entitled Sleep, Australia, Sleep, Kelly says the song is both “a lament in the form … Continue reading

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Australian Greenhouse Gas Emissions

What the Australian  Government says: PM claims Australia will meet Paris target ‘in a canter’ despite emissions climbing. Morrison says rate of increase not as high as previous years and renewables investment will ensure Australia meets commitment pm-claims-australia-will-meet-paris-target-in-a-canter-despite-emissions-climbing What the … Continue reading

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A long history of civilisation …

… and climate change: http://xkcd.com/1732/

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Climate change and political opportunism

Senator Steve Fielding is the leader of a small political party in Australia and a member of the the Federal Senate (the Australian upper house).  For some reason he sends me occasional e-mails, which usually go straight in the bin, … Continue reading

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Playing with numbers

A reader of Melbourne’s Herald-Sun newspaper has posted some data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, purporting to show a total lack of climate change, in spite of steadily increasing CO2 concentrations: Where’s the heat   Funily enough, when you … Continue reading

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