Category Archives: climate change

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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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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Sceptics v denial

“The first is to doubt and question, and the second is to listen to the answer,” he said. “Sometimes that requires some intellectual hard yards and I think some people who call themselves sceptics don’t want to do those hard … Continue reading

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A land of droughts and flooding rains

Summary: We ain’t seen nothing yet! An 11 to 30% increase, and that’s just 2 degrees of warming! 4 degrees? That’s a 22-60% increase in ‘hard rain’. I don’t think we’d like it. At all! Phys.org says: A hard rain … Continue reading

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Before the Flood: a must see climate documentary!

Before the Flood was free for a week, but is now on most pay TV platforms. This is a beautifully produced climate documentary, and clearly portrays some of the dangers of climate change that even An Inconvenient Truth missed. Have … Continue reading

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