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Recycled five year old story about global warming threatening White Lemuroid Possum

I first saw this issue raised in 2008.

Now the ABC are running the same storyline – basically the Daintree is heating due “global warming” and this is causing the White Lemuroid Possum to be endangered.

The nearest current and intact temperature series I can see around the Daintree is at Walkamin Research Station and [...]

Australian Antarctic supply ship Aurora Australis blocked by ice again

Due back in Hobart tomorrow 16 November 2013 the ships webcam at 6am on 15 Nov 13 shows it is heading SSW on the voyage from Davis base to Hobart.

The latest sitrep can be read here -

We have made slow progress over the last 24 hours due to pack ice conditions. This [...]

Research in progress suggests a link between salt levels in Antarctic ice cores and rain in south-west Western Australia

Thanks to Romanoz for alerting us to this fascinating research – see his comment #5. I now have the 20MB download – Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment – dated November 2009. Under Atmospheric data derived from ice cores The last para on page 43 starts – Ice core sea-salt as a potential proxy [...]

Severe winter affects China, Northern India and now Bangladesh

Not everybody is putting up with heat waves. – China’s Extreme Cold Snaps Records – 80 die in record Bangladesh cold snap – Mercury dips even lower

New Year snow in South Canterbury, mid-summer New Zealand

I am sure it is not unknown – Cold snap brings snow to Sth Canterbury. Perspective from the NZ Herald in Auckland, I saw earlier about a bridge out on the West Coast – it has been known to rain there. Does anybody have an online source showing if the rain event was unusual for [...]

Enviroment Canada predicted a “Green Christmas” – now what is happening ?

A week or so ago my eye was caught by this headline – “Most Canadians should expect a green Christmas: Environment Canada” – and I thought – well they should know, they are the Canadian Weather Office. Now I see their forecast for 25 December 2012 looks like this – and I am wondering if [...]

Dry zone expansion hits Australia’s autumn rains – says CSIRO

The SMH peddles this example of scaremongering by taxpayer funded science. Unfortunately for the authors the last three Autumns have not followed their plan. Autumn 2010 rain deciles Autumn 2011 rain deciles Autumn 2012 rain deciles The world just not behaving for the warmistas.


Australia’s Antarctic supply ship “RSV Aurora Australis” icebound for three weeks

This mornings webcam from the ship shows a little clear water off the stern as it works at pushing through pack ice. See my post from 23 Oct. Their SitRep pages has them in pack ice in mid October. First reported by the ABC on 23 Oct – has anybody seen a report anywhere else [...]

Australian Climate Commission bungles second temperature chart – already constructed for them by the BoM

Thanks to alert reader Dave see comment 8 below. How could the Climate Commission get it worse than this ? See Figure 2 at the bottom of page 2 of their downloadable pdf get this while you can it is only 3.5MB. The BoM had already made their Figure 2 for them, all the CC [...]

Australian Climate Commission bungles simple temperature anomaly chart

The Climate Commission has this downloadable pdf report “The Critical Decade – Queensland climate impacts and opportunities” – still available from their website. Let me know if it goes offline and I can post my copy just downloaded today. Canberra public servants will have flexed off for the weekend. It would take a miracle to [...]