Climate Change Ideology -Balance Needed

There are clear reasons for climate optimism in a CO2-enriched world Arguments against climate alarm (and forced energy transformation) should be highlighted to counter the Malthusian notion that self-interested economic progress is engendering climate chaos. Robert L Bradley Jr, LifeSite News Opinion, May 7, 2021 May 7, 2021 (AIER) —  A debate between climate optimist John Christy (University of … Continue reading Climate Change Ideology -Balance Needed

Christmas Greetings and Newsletter

Belated Posting-written from my Hospital Bed Tuesday, 22nd December,2000 What a year! Both on a personal front with the horrors of the global pandemic providing the background music.  As usual I approach this task from a self-centred chronological perspective. I fear I will overlook major family events. Once again I am very aware of how … Continue reading Christmas Greetings and Newsletter

Behaviour-This Struck a Chord

Stay curious, find comfort in being wrong and create a "challenge circle" of people who actively challenge your beliefs - these are all steps towards knowing what you don't know according to Adam Grant. And he argues in today's rapidly changing work environment questioning your beliefs, rethinking and even unlearning are key skills. Adam is an … Continue reading Behaviour-This Struck a Chord

My Favourite Commentator Nails It

Matt Ridley: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About ScienceThe Wall Street Journal, 9 October 2020 The scientific method remains the best way to solve many problems, but bias, overconfidence and politics can sometimes lead scientists astray The Covid-19 pandemic has stretched the bond between the public and the scientific profession as never before. Scientists … Continue reading My Favourite Commentator Nails It

A Response to the Wentworth Group Written by me in 2002. An Idea that should be pursued.

The Menzies Group[1]--- Initial Draft Notes The Menzies Group has been formed by a group of concerned scientists, economists, historians politicians and farmers who are alarmed at the extreme position being taken by the Wentworth Group of scientists.  The aim of the Menzies Group is to achieve a more balanced position. It fears that if … Continue reading A Response to the Wentworth Group Written by me in 2002. An Idea that should be pursued.

The Australian Electricity Dilemma-Alan Moran Nails It

The Spectator Alan Moran 10 July 2020 Rio Tinto’s announced closure of its aluminium smelter in New Zealand due to uncompetitive power prices this week is a reminder of the vulnerability of Australia’s four remaining smelters, all of which face sharply higher prices courtesy of government energy policies. With energy costs comprising about a … Continue reading The Australian Electricity Dilemma-Alan Moran Nails It