Last night I was interviewed by TRT - Turkey's answer to Al Jazeera - on a panel moderated by Adnan Azwaz on the Australian fires. My fellow panellists were Professor Mark Howden and Tony Kevin.
The lower tropospheric temperature over Australia, which we are showing here, was hotter than average, but only the 15th hottest in the satellite record.
For all those who struck for the climate, there is no sign of acceleration, although there has been a contraction of the range.
The satellite record continues to confirm that temperatures are increasing, although at a lower rate than that claimed for the land-based records.
The UAH record for May shows temperature for Australia to have been just slightly hotter than the May trend, which is the first graph that I have displayed, but there have been plenty of hotter Mays in the past of the record, as far back as the late 80s.
The cost of new generation to electrify the entire transportation system alone will be 12 times the investment in the NBN.
Mark Butler made 4 claims about electric vehicles, each of which was incorrect.
Here’s an idea for English and Philosophy teachers for this coming Friday, March 15. Why don’t you do some Socratic schooling of those of your students who haven’t joined the Student Strike for Climate Change?
T HE cowardice of Australia’s largest coal miner Glencore in bowing to activist pressure and capping its coal production torches the reputation of coal by implying coal mining is unethical.
Labor populism under Bill Shorten and Sally McManus, if they deliver on their promises, will make the economy inflexible and weak.