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Sophie Cunningham: Still Shocking (video)
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Sophie Cunningham, noted writer and departing editor of Meanjin, delivered our Lunchbox/Soapbox last week on the topic of climate change and what seems to be a general paralysis in response to it. You can watch the full video or listen to the podcast.
Here’s an edited extract of Sophie’s presentation.
At about the time I was giving this talk –…
Lizards Feel the Heat
Science magazine this month features an article on the extinction of lizards, attributing their demise to global warming. Up to a fifth of the world’s lizards could disappear by 2080 with a horrific ripple effect across the food chain as birds and insect numbers will be impacted.
ABC Science pointed out that although cold-blooded reptiles should thrive in a warmer climate, increased temperatures will…
Lunchbox / Soapbox
How to Change the Mind of a Climate Sceptic: A Journey into the Climate Fight
Media Climate Debate Labelled ‘Phony'
“Climate science is a cumulative enterprise built upon hundreds of years of research. The heat-trapping properties of CO2 were discovered in the middle of the 19th century, pre-dating even Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria.” So write scientists Michael Ashley and Stephan Lewandowsky in an article that ends a wide-ranging series on climate change in The Conversation. ‘The false, the confused and the mendacious: how…
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