Tag Archives: Brisbane

How to learn nothing from the 2010 flooding in Brisbane

From Griffith University Flood research shows human habits die hard Climate Change experts examine rebuilding New research has come up with ways to quickly assess flood damage to houses while also showing most people didn’t intend to make changes to … Continue reading

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Model trumps observation – dam operator caught in fabrication

From Operator of dam ‘invented’ rain data Hedley Thomas, National chief correspondent March 26, 2011 12:00AM EXTREME rainfall so rare it happens on average once every 2000 years has been “invented” by the government operator of a major Queensland dam … Continue reading

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Bogus claims on Australian and Brazilian floods from ABC and Dr. Richard Sommerville

This ridiculous video story below from ABC news cites über alarmist Richard Somerville of Scripps in San Diego, and is backed up with this print story. Here’s what the print story headline said: Raging Waters In Australia and Brazil Product … Continue reading

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The Australian cites covered up report of Brisbane flood danger

By Hedley Thomas, The Australian A SECRET report by scientific and engineering experts warned of significantly greater risks of vast destruction from Brisbane River flooding – and raised grave concerns with the Queensland government and the city’s council a decade … Continue reading

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