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Heat wave to hit Eastern Australia this summer – it’s official.

Groundhog vs Climate Models – a close run thing. The Australian, government’s models predict warm and sunny months ahead.  Let’s hope they’re right.  But, my money is waiting on seeing how the Groundhog feels about all this… Should we believe … Continue reading

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If Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is not the main driver of global warming, what is? The well-documented, “Sun and Sea” Hypothesis may be a good place to start looking.

CO2 is the flavour of the month (err, last 20 years), but, in many ways, it’s hard to justify it as the dominate force driving our climate.  We just don’t have substantial evidence supporting it.  No, seriously, this is an … Continue reading

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Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) warned Queensland premier (Anna Bligh) of the wet summer to come. The Jan 2011 floods were avoidable?

Here’s my take on the recent flooding on the Eastern Sea Board  of Australia – I looked at Queensland state, but the Victorian flooding story does have many parallels to it.  This is especially in terms of bureaucratic restriction on … Continue reading

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