The Canberra Times reports today that “Thieves threaten our water supplies” – referring to doubts that water purchased by the ACT from Tantangara Dam could reach ACTEW’s pipeline to Googong Dam at Angle Crossing on the Murrumbidgee River without being “stolen” by NSW landholders along the way – note the pipeline is currently under construction. [...]
On the evening of Christmas Day a band of what the BoM called “super cell storms” swept through the Melbourne region from west to east. ABC Online story Wild storms lash Melbourne
I thought the neatly contoured pattern of rain that emerged after the event points to the possibility that in this event – the [...]
I see this reported in the Canberra Times – “Scientist’s services no longer required”. Of course the article gives little idea as to what the good Dr. Trevor McDougall has done to fall out with top CSIRO pooh-bahs. Does any reader have a clue ? Google has a lot of refs but just now my [...]
After months, years of mentioning Nauru as if it were on a par with a WWII death camp or the Soviet gulag.
Bowen puts Nauru on table to break asylum deadlock
Julia Gillard bends on offshore processing of asylum seekers at Nauru
As if Kim Jong Un announced he wanted to have joint elections with [...]
A reminder of what Australia would increasingly resemble if we let the Greens have their carbon neutral way.
I have noticed that the “National Night-time Hotspot” is still writ large in BoM data minimum temperature data for the 12 months ended 30 Nov 11. They never learn.
The Murdoch press website PerthNow reports the Perth BoM pointing out that Perth has had another hot year. I also note how the BoM beats this up, “It’s an indication that Perth is warming and that is consistent with the whole of the South-West of WA and consistent with global temperatures as well,”. Is the [...]
I see that Fox News has latched on to the Climategate2 email(s) revealing Phil Jones saying the DoE were happy with him not releasing station data. They also quote from the DoE email to me in 2005 where after asking for station data I was told – that the DoE had no data and that [...]
Ian Bryce an Industrial Chemist with long experience in the tomato industry has sent me in this 5 page pdf paper commenting on raw temperature data from the Echuca – Benalla region in Victoria. I note that Ken Stewart has many graphic comparisons of station data from 1910 at his website. This photo from State [...]
The one year chart of ICE ECX EUA Futures just says it all about what was achieved at the Durban climate talkfest. Our GreenLeft Canberra Govt recently set a carbon price @ AU$23 = currently EU17.5. – which is about 2.7 times the current European carbon price. So I hope anybody thinking of buying Australian [...]