The Australian Institute for Progress welcomes the NSW Bushfire Commission Draft Propositions Report, noting that it has adopted all three of recommendations that the Institute made, but expresses concern at some aspects of the report.
Australian bushfires on Turkey’s answer to Al Jazeera
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.
September temperature data
The lower tropospheric temperature over Australia, which we are showing here, was hotter than average, but only the 15th hottest in the satellite record.
August temperature data
For all those who struck for the climate, there is no sign of acceleration, although there has been a contraction of the range.
Australian temperature June 2019
The satellite record continues to confirm that temperatures are increasing, although at a lower rate than that claimed for the land-based records.
Australian Temperature May 2019
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.
Fact Bite #3 EVs not such a smart way to reduce emissions at the moment
The cost of new generation to electrify the entire transportation system alone will be 12 times the investment in the NBN.
Fact Bite #2
Mark Butler made 4 claims about electric vehicles, each of which was incorrect.
‘Learnings’ for the lead up to Friday’s student strike for climate change
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?
Coal is part of the solution in transition to new energy sources
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.