The Australian Bureau of Meteorology now acknowledges that they change the temperatures at most, if not all, the weather stations that make-up the official station network from which national temperature trends are calculated.
Allocating more importance to the unpredictable problems of people yet to be born than the serious issues faced by those suffering today is immoral.
The GBR itself is many km offshore and no detriment to the reef attributable to coastal dredging has ever been documented.
Argentina holds an estimated 27 billion barrels of technically recoverable oil and 802 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable shale gas.
Abbott's logic, that Australia is already selling uranium to an increasingly aggressive and expansionist country – so what's the problem, is the starters gun in a radioactive race to the bottom.
Just last week, a report by Swiss bank UBS showed how the linked development of energy storage, solar power and electric vehicles is changing the economics of power generation.
The not so good news is that North America doesn't have nearly enough oil and gas pipelines to accommodate its 11-million-barrel-a-day output level.
Judith Curry is a climate scientist with a prolific publication record who is a climate change realist. She is interviewed by James Stafford.
There are now more Australians employed in our solar industry than in our coal-fired power stations. Jobs in the Australian renewable energy sector have tripled in recent years to almost 30,000.
The RET has an even greater impact than the carbon tax on the bottom line, reducing our living standards and the competitiveness of our entire economy.
Mining companies are often seen as dinosaurs when it comes to making changes that will benefit the environment, but that perception may be shifting as some companies turn to renewable energy to cut costs and lighten their carbon footprint.
Abolishing the carbon price costs about $6 billion a year. As Ross Garnaut has pointed out, the carbon price wasn't just a sound environmental policy; it was also an important fiscal policy.