global warming

COP21: The latest

Here you’ll find links to posts from our various Sciblogs contributors and guest posters as well as to reports from New Zealand Herald science reporter Jamie Morton and RNZ political reporter Chris Bramwell, who are both at the COP21 meeting in Paris. Sciblogs News – Paris agreement settled Guest Work – Good deal or bad? […]

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What the media doesn’t want to hear (or print)

Sir Peter Gluckman, the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, made a reasonable impact with his lecture on climate change delivered at Victoria University last week. A few media outlets covered the event running an NZPA article and climate skeptics were furious, urging Prime Minister John Key to “rein in” his science advisor or sack him. […]

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Crazy science letter of the week part 2

It’s been climate sceptic central in the Timaru Herald’s letter pages this week. Malcolm Rollinson sounds rational enough in this letter published today, but the manipulation of the truth, twisting of facts and plain distortion of what has transpired in the wake of Climategate puts him firmly in the crazy science letter writing category.

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Crazy science letter of the week – part 1

I’m all for freedom of speech and diversity of opinion. But some of the letters I read in the letters pages of our newspapers really are written by crazy people.  Science-related subjects especially seem to bring out the nutters. I read a lot of letters in the country’s newspapers so I’m beginning a series that […]

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