Category Archives: Climate change

ENSO cycle 10% good news for Australia, but 30% chance hell on earth

Summer weather predictions? There’s only 10% chance of La Nina which could rescue us with extra rain. 60% chance neutral, which is more or less ‘normal’ weather, and 30% chance of hell on earth El Nino drying us out even … Continue reading

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Great — ocean acidification has it’s own feedback loop that can cascade out of control.

Long story short — as CO2 adds to ocean acidity, it eats at various carbon deposits already in the oceans and makes the ocean more acidic. If we push it too far, various tiny shelled critters cannot make a strong … Continue reading

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Short Aussie summary about seaweed

Nice Aussie hipster video summarising how seaweed can prevent some climate change. 2:32 minutes. (What they don’t show you is some seaweed farms specialising in bringing it back to biochar, and others would be grown just for carbon farming in … Continue reading

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Australian climate scientists start to prepare for the worst

It’s 2 years old, but I found it quite moving. Climate scientists describe the personal burden of crunching the number themselves, knowing the outcomes, and coping with depression and the abuse from sceptics while living with this knowledge. In the … Continue reading

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Adani approved at risk of losing desert oasis.

Wow, what a surprise. The Adani corporation have promised that they really truly wuly studied the water impacts on a local desert oasis wetlands. The Queensland government just rolled over and accepted their findings. I mean, Adani hired someone who … Continue reading

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Australian Greens indulge in hypocritical irony

Can someone point out to the Greens the sheer irony of them calling a nuclear power inquiry “Crackpot stuff” when THE grandfather of modern climate science, Dr James Hansen, says believing in 100% renewables is like believing in the Easter … Continue reading

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Germany could have been 100% fossil free by now

Anti nuclear-FUD is so dangerous and frustrating! Just check the numbers below. Over to Shellenberger writing on Forbes Had They Bet On Nuclear, Not Renewables, Germany & California Would Already Have 100% Clean Power Michael’s latest column for Forbes — … Continue reading

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