Half a century ago, the cause célèbre was dangerous anthropogenic population change. So why is climate alarmism now centre-stage?
With all the headline-grabbing alarmism, how can one form a view on the myriad alleged threats posed by climate change?
The study contradicts head on the now enormous literature supporting the case that there are limits to growth.
Extracting oil from these frontier areas required more advanced technology and a lot more capital: Ultra deepwater, Arctic offshore, heavy oil sands, and increasingly, the Lower Tertiary.
Most disappointing is the way that science has joined in turning a blind eye to the distortion and corruption of the scientific process itself.
All in all, my old feeling that the Montreal Protocol was a good thing and has had a good outcome, is somewhat shaken.
'The proof is in the pudding, and the pudding is going to come out of the oven in Paris,' says a U.N. official. In fact, he said, they leave the world on course for at least 3 degrees C of warming.
The facts indicate that the problems of Kiribati may be due to factors other than climate change – that’s the conclusion of a Kiribati government/UN report.
If Treasurer Scott Morrison really believes Australia is faced with an expenditure problem, rather than a revenue shortfall, he need look no further than the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) to reduce government expenditure by $1.4 billion.
Many of the droughts that Australia faces aren't really water droughts, but more infrastructure droughts, or dam droughts.
There are two stories floating around about the state of the earth’s atmosphere. Both are believed true by government-funded scientists and the environmentally minded. The situation is curious because the stories don’t mesh.
At worst, it could lead to a 1964 Tonkin Gulf-type incident at sea that leads to war. China's unlikely to want that.