Category Archives: Environment

increased greening is CO2 caused … new paper

This paper published at Nature Climate Change last year blows the AGW theory out of the water. CO2 never was a culprit, but does the opposite, causes greening. Greening of the Earth and its drivers Global environmental change is rapidly … Continue reading

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a ‘hockey stick’ graph to look forward to …

Forests, with tremendous 60 odd years of increased growth, spread’s through the Tibetan Plateau. Warmer weather combined with fertilizing with more CO2 has brought astonishing growth to forests everywhere since 1960. A Brief History of Tree Growth in Tibetan Plateau … Continue reading

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CO2, an irrigation farmer’s delight …

More timely benefits of increased CO2, from co2science. In a timely and most interesting paper, Deryng et al. (2016) report that rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations are expected by many to enhance photosynthesis and reduce crop water use,” but they write … Continue reading

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abandoned and discarded from the Kimberley …

Not everything found in the Kimberley is alive, flourishing, or green. A burnt out, abandoned bus in bush near Highway 1 south of Broome above, and below, a rusty but still used barge in Wyndham. A former pearl lugger engine … Continue reading

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hot as hell field trip … Sandfire

Just completed a 2nd field trip a month apart, to see what changes to vegetation to target plant species next to, and on a sand dune close to the Sandfire Roadhouse. One of the hottest places in Western Australia, this … Continue reading

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a time of plenty …

Following on from December’s record 400mm+ rainfall, January 2017 exceeds the average, just before the end of the month with about 250mm recorded and a day to go. Fruit, nuts and flowers are in abundance with the extra moisture, welcomed … Continue reading

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thriving with CO2 …

The continued burning and processing of coal, oil and gas is imperative for the well-being of the environment. Higher atmospheric CO2 brings us a greener Planet. Plants thrive with less moisture and warmer temperatures with more atmospheric carbon.  John O’Sullivan … Continue reading

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growing tough seedlings … by being mean

Learning how to grow seedlings has kept me busy for nearly 2 decades, and working out the best survival tactics for seedlings is one positive result. Now, a student at Curtin University in Perth describes my processes. Treat them rough, … Continue reading

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life of plenty …

Excellent conditions this wet season brings out the poor cousins of butterflies and other associated predators. Out in the field or at home, nature carries on. Here a Sea Eagle on Cable Beach gently wafts along the top of the … Continue reading

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climate reality and the absurd …

Tony Heller has been auditing weather homogenization, purification, scarification and all other methods of creating a funding opportunity. I found these notable quotes from the world’s best on his site. “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the … Continue reading

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