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Category Archives: Climate science
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture now comes the follow-up film: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017). Amongst other things it shows what has elapsed in the past ten … Continue reading
BOOK REVIEW: By David Hamilton “What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming ― towards a new psychology of climate action” I have just finished reading this book by Per Espen Stoknes. The book explores the … Continue reading
In this era we need science and science needs us. Click on the graphic above to find out more. See media coverage here.
Mixing entertainment with science. Coming to Hobart in February. Click the graphic for event details. Plus more info here.
It’s been a week since the US elections elected Donald Trump as president and the above question is burning in the minds of all those concerned about climate change. Nobody has a clear answer to this speculation right now. Here … Continue reading
CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology have released their fourth update looking at changing weather patterns in Australia, brought about by climate change. They’ve also released the short educational primer below, without the technical detail. For more extensive trend information, … Continue reading
An emerging issue that has come out of the climate change debate in recent times is the range of consequences it may impose on on human health. Continue reading
Sociology theory indicates that movements for change only become successful once the idea has become so grounded that artists take up the message and run with it. At that point the issue will have arrived. Oddly art and music have … Continue reading
Tasmania has already reached its long term emissions reductions target (60% below 1990 levels by 2050) way ahead of schedule!
On the face of it this totally unexpected success seems to be illogical and unbelievable, particularly because it can be argued that almost nothing significant has been done on the mitigation policy front to achieve that goal. So how did it come about? What is the story behind this story?
Food production is the world’s biggest industry. It comprises 10% of global GDP and accounts for 40% of the world’s land area. It depends on functioning ecosystem services and reliable climatic conditions.
Climate change is likely to have profound impacts on food production at the same time that energy-intensive food production practices themselves contribute to the global climate challenge. Continue reading