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lower tides, sea level, caused recent coral bleaching …

Falling sea levels, not warming, is the cause of most bleaching of coral events in 2016. This post by Jim Steele shows how corals are affected by El Nino events when the trade winds slacken that bring weather to the … Continue reading

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mapping dinosaur trackways … new paper

Dr Steve Salisbury and his group of scientists, students have spent weeks studying Broome’s dinosaur footprints in Cretaceous sandstone around many of Broome’s beaches. The result is this paper published today. It explains many of the new technologies of LIDAR … Continue reading

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enhancing plant growth with CO2 …

Atmospheric increases of carbon dioxide are responsible for an enormous boost in crops and forests, resulting in Australia’s record crop yields in 2016. Grain crops have warmed to extra CO2 in a big way. Now latest papers show how 300parts … Continue reading

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de-railing consensus …

I’M SO OLD, I CAN REMEMBER WHEN SCIENCE WAS SETTLED: Most scientists ‘can’t replicate studies by their peers.’  by Glenn Reynolds whose sharp legal wit, and nutritional and physical interests, can be withering. MY USA TODAY COLUMN: Government can’t get … Continue reading

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inadequate computer modeling causes global warming …

This latest paper is by famed climate scientist Judith Curry, dashes the climate model myth related to global warming. The models have failed to represent reality, so the warming agenda of the IPCC is falsified (pdf). Anthony Watts reports: New … Continue reading

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BoM blips the weather …

First blip is the record cold in a large area of the South West of Western Australia: […] The BoM says the south of WA had its coldest winter since 1990 and the coldest September min on record (coldest mean … 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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biology stabilizes climate …

Dr Judith Curry posts this remarkable observation from an Oxford scientist and lecturer, Biology is responsible for our planet’s climate equilibrium. Beyond Physics: Advanced Biology and Climate Change by Clive Hambler All living and dead carbon based molecules emit gases as … Continue reading

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a hotter past … fleeing to the hills

The hottest day on record? Not 2010, BUT 1828 at a blistering 53.9 °C Back before man-made climate change was frying Australia, when CO2 was around 300ppm, the continent savoured an ideal pre-industrial climate…….. RIGHT? This is the kind of … Continue reading

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