Emphasising how the poorer nations, particularly the poorest of those nations, will suffer first and most with climate change, falsely soothes and lulls those of us who could stem the tide.
Flood mitigation needs a change of philosophy and practice, and the involvement of other professionals as well as engineers.
New research shows that humans have been transforming the earth and its ecosystems for millenniums - far longer than previously believed.
No longer are we hearing glowing accounts of how investing in new technologies will lead to a 'green-jobs' revolution.
Can any emotion be noble if it is has a role in our personal pursuit of happiness?
But maybe Gore's enthusiasm was a bit misplaced. In September, less than two years later, Australians seem likely, according to the polls, to hand the Gillard Labor government a stinging landslide defeat.
Just how expensive could renewable energy be, and why exclude nuclear?
Almost alone among 25 OECD countries Australia has no national strategic oil reserve.
What should we call global warming activists who claim that global warming is accelerating, despite the evidence?
Emissions allowances lend themselves easily to rorts of various kinds, and to activities that make sense only because there is an emissions trading scheme.
Current climate models aren't sophisticated enough to explain why global warming has paused.
Ad hominem attacks based on personal appearance are no substitute for getting the facts right.