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The facts indicate that the problems of Kiribati may be due to factors other than climate change Ė thatís the conclusion of a Kiribati government/UN report.
by Peter McCloy - 7/10/2015 - 7 comments
If Treasurer Scott Morrison really believes Australia is faced with an expenditure problem, rather than a revenue shortfall, he need look no further than the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) to reduce government expenditure by $1.4 billion.
by Mike Pope - 5/10/2015 - 16 comments
Many of the droughts that Australia faces aren't really water droughts, but more infrastructure droughts, or dam droughts.
by Harriet Smith - 2/10/2015 - 10 comments
There are two stories floating around about the state of the earthís atmosphere. Both are believed true by government-funded scientists and the environmentally minded. The situation is curious because the stories donít mesh.
by Don Aitkin - 30/09/2015 - 80 comments
At worst, it could lead to a 1964 Tonkin Gulf-type incident at sea that leads to war. China's unlikely to want that.
by Stewart Taggart - 29/09/2015 - 5 comments
The resulting catastrophic flooding of Brisbane is now recognized as a 'dam release flood', and the subject of a class action lawsuit by Brisbane residents against the Queensland government.
by Jennifer Marohasy - 28/09/2015 - 48 comments
Efficient, rapidly re-chargeable batteries offer huge advantages to owners and users of solar energy.
by Mike Pope - 25/09/2015 - 21 comments
Besides causing road accidents, kangaroos are also without a doubt the greatest single cause of unwanted grazing pressure on Australian crops and pastures, and probably exceed bushfire as the biggest single cause of damage to agricultural fencing.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 21/09/2015 - 17 comments
There is evidence that at present, climate change is not the main cause of coastal erosion, water shortages or overcrowding. Other issues, especially population growth and the move to Western lifestyles, are having a more immediate impact.
by Peter McCloy - 21/09/2015 - 23 comments
But overall, rising global demand and shrinking U.S. production (and other areas as well) will begin to eat away at inventory. It just requires some patience.
by Dan Doyle - 21/09/2015 - 7 comments
Aborigines came to Australia and burnt out most of the trees and bushes. The megafauna starved whilst eucalypts, herbs, grasses and mesofauna flourished.
by Vic Jurskis - 16/09/2015 - 13 comments
The court decided that the IPCC's AR5 was, as it were, the scientific Bible, and based its resort to science on what it found there.
by Don Aitkin - 15/09/2015 - 59 comments


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