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Half a century ago, the cause célèbre was dangerous anthropogenic population change. So why is climate alarmism now centre-stage?
by Michael Kile - 27/11/2015 - 8 comments
With all the headline-grabbing alarmism, how can one form a view on the myriad alleged threats posed by climate change?
by Michael Kile - 20/11/2015 - 53 comments
The study contradicts head on the now enormous literature supporting the case that there are limits to growth.
by Ted Trainer - 19/11/2015 - 12 comments
Extracting oil from these frontier areas required more advanced technology and a lot more capital: Ultra deepwater, Arctic offshore, heavy oil sands, and increasingly, the Lower Tertiary.
Most disappointing is the way that science has joined in turning a blind eye to the distortion and corruption of the scientific process itself.
by Matt Ridley - 9/11/2015 - 96 comments
All in all, my old feeling that the Montreal Protocol was a good thing and has had a good outcome, is somewhat shaken.
by Don Aitkin - 30/10/2015 - 31 comments
'The proof is in the pudding, and the pudding is going to come out of the oven in Paris,' says a U.N. official. In fact, he said, they leave the world on course for at least 3 degrees C of warming.
by Fred Pearce - 14/10/2015 - 114 comments
The facts indicate that the problems of Kiribati may be due to factors other than climate change – that’s the conclusion of a Kiribati government/UN report.
by Peter McCloy - 7/10/2015 - 8 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 earth’s atmosphere. Both are believed true by government-funded scientists and the environmentally minded. The situation is curious because the stories don’t mesh.
by Don Aitkin - 30/09/2015 - 87 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


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