Recently I was asked to write another piece for The Drum – the ABC’s online analysis and opinion website. This time the topic was climate change.
So here’s the first few pars. The rest you can read by clicking on the link below.
Heat rises in the search for temperature data truth
When it comes to climate change either you’re with us, or you’re on the other side. Well at least that’s how it appears at times. So what happens when someone from one camp says something that appears to support the other?
In the last few days, pro- and anti-climate change blogs have gone into overdrive over comments made at a US Congressional hearing into climate science.
To understand what it’s all about, you need to go back to November 2009. One of the biggest science stories that month was the ‘leaking’ of emails from the Hadley Climate Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia, including the unit’s head Professor Phil Jones.