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Evidence firms: we are causing dangerous global warming

[Published by On Line Opinion, 24 August.]

As the national election campaign approaches its climax, with global warming all but ignored by the major parties, the Australian Academy of Sciences has issued a report summarising the current state of climate change science.  Its conclusions are clear and concerning.  Global warming continues to occur, and the evidence is now strong that human emissions of greenhouse gases are the main cause.  The evidence supporting supporting climate sceptics is melting like the Arctic snow.

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No Fraud or Misconduct in Hacked Climate Emails

Published by On Line Opinion 18 January.

report by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change finds no evidence for fraud or scientific misconduct in the emails hacked from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit.  To quote the Pew report:

“Although a small percentage of the emails are impolite and some express animosity toward opponents, when placed into proper context they do not appear to reveal fraud or other scientific misconduct by Dr. Jones or his correspondents.”

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