More BGO’s (Blinding Glimpse of the Obvious)

''The panel, headed by former Murray Darling Basin Authority board member George Warne, called for an end to predetermined flow rates." A quote from this week's Water Minister's Brisbane meeting. In a massively variable rainfall/run-off environment, this should surely be a self evident truth. The establishment of a fixed Sustainable Diversion Limit (SDL) for each … Continue reading More BGO’s (Blinding Glimpse of the Obvious)

Let’s Not Pollute Minds With Carbon Fears-Ian Plimer

NOVEMBER 22, 2019 As soon as the words carbon footprint, emissions, pollution, and decarbonisation, climate emergency, extreme weather, unprecedented and extinction are used, I know I am being conned by ignorant activ­ists, populist scaremonger­ing, vote-chasing politicians and rent seekers. Pollution by plastics, sulphur and nitrogen gases, particulates and chemicals occurs in developing countries. That’s real … Continue reading Let’s Not Pollute Minds With Carbon Fears-Ian Plimer

Maintaining the Myth-Murray Mouth

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority has issued a primer on the importance of protecting the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth, largely based on the assertion that the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the Ramsar Convention would be threatened if action was ignored. The article reconstructs the history of the introduction of the barrages from … Continue reading Maintaining the Myth-Murray Mouth