The FFOS-Y-FRAN Open Cast Coal Mine, Due East of Merthyr Tydfil, in Wales (UK). Author Andy Forster

"Green" Queensland approves Massive Carmichael Coal Mine

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian Greens are furious that the government of the Australian State of Queensland, which has made a big show of their environmental concern, has just backflipped and approved a massive new coal mine. Green and Indigenous groups furious over Queensland’s Carmichael coalmine lease approval Palaszczuk government accused of a morally…

How Much Of Global Temperature Increase Is Due To El Niño?

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Bob Tisdale wrote an “April Fools” article about the extreme nature of the 1998 El Niño. It was clever and humorous, but also fulfills Shakespeare’s observation that, “Jesters do oft prove prophets.” It is widely accepted that global temperature rose in 1998, and the rise is attributed to El Niño.…