Monthly Archives: January 2012

Certainty and Uncertainty

One of the more common arguments in support of a prominent role in carbon dioxide for shaping the global climate is that we can’t explain the 20th century warming without factoring it into the models. Of course, such an application … Continue reading

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Cronies Collapse

While we are facing the carbon tax in July, we often forget about the alternative. While still preferable to the carbon tax, the Coalition’s direct action policy promises to be a colossal waste of money and an exercise in picking winners. … Continue reading

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Travel less (unless you’re a politician, UN big-wig or bureaucrat)

One of the key features of the environmental movement is the insistence on changing our lifestyles. Their beefs with the way we live range from the lightbulbs we use in our homes to the food we eat, from the energy we use … Continue reading

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Celebrate Australia Day

With the national day now at hand, it seems we now have to go through the inevitable debates; the flag, the day and the future of the monarchy (although the republicans have been a bit quieter this year). Perhaps the most … Continue reading

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Hippies: It’s only your money

I find this astounding that someone could have such a contempt for the taxpayers dollar. ONE of the anti-whaling protesters recovered from a Japanese ship by an Australian customs vessel says he reckons taxpayers can bear the cost of their … Continue reading

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I see what you did there

Subliminal messages (maybe?) on A Current Affair, in a story promoting the Bureau of Meteorology’s new forecast website. We saw our old mate David Karoly, discussing the weather events of the previous year and the prospects of more this year. La … Continue reading

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Don’t you like being lied to, Bob?

Poor Bob’s upset over a tiny, little lie by the Prime Minister. RELATIONS between the Gillard government and the Greens have soured further, with Bob Brown accusing Julia Gillard of acting dishonourably in allowing logging in 2000ha of Tasmania’s native … Continue reading

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