The @JCU ‘Bad Riddance’

by Gideon Rozner Republished with permission from:The Spectator Australia, 9 March 2019 When the Left talks derisively about ‘climate deniers’, they probably imagine someone very different from Dr Peter Ridd. Bearded, bespectacled and softly-spoken, Ridd is a sandal-wearing one-time Green voter and former president of his local chapter of the Wildlife Protection Society. He is…

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Peter Ridd case has been set for 26-28 March with Judge Vasta but yet to have a courtroom assigned.

Information may be found here. For Background https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/12/02/update-on-peter-ridd-legal-action/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/11/05/no-judge-available-to-hear-peter-ridd-in-federal-court/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/19/an-update-from-peter-ridd-on-his-legal-case-against-jcu/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/11/give-it-up-james-cook-university-even-the-guardian-sympathises-with-climate-skeptic-peter-ridd/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/04/update-on-dr-peter-ridd-and-the-firestorm-engulfing-the-bureautwits-jcu/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/05/22/former-aussie-prime-minister-sacking-peter-ridd-was-an-attack-on-science/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/05/18/climate-skeptic-professor-peter-ridd-fired-for-his-views-by-james-cook-university-jcu/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/02/08/peter-ridd-hits-back-at-jcu-james-cook-university-hard/ HT/LdB

Update on Peter Ridd Legal Action

Update 10 Posted by Peter Ridd     Dear All, Just as we were finishing preparations for the court case next week, we found out today that there has been an organisational glitch at the court in Brisbane so our case has been postponed until February or March 2019. This is quite disappointing but there…

Wild claim from University of East Anglia

No mays, coulds, or mights here in this press release headline from UEA. They say “will“.  As usual, they assume nature so poorly equipped her creations that they can’t adapt. That’s some ballsy certainty. Climate change will cause widespread global-scale loss of common plants and animals More than half of common plants and one third…

Re-name “Earth Hour” to “Energy Hour” and base it on sound science

Doing the right things for the wrong reasons is a serious mistake Ottawa, Canada, March 28, 2012: “Earth Hour is yet another symbol of how climate activists have hijacked the environmental movement,” said Tom Harris, executive director of the International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC) which is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. “Most people do not realize…

Sea cucumbers: Dissolving coral reefs?

From the Carnegie Institution  and Stanford University comes word of this paper in JGR. Washington, D.C. — Coral reefs are extremely diverse ecosystems that support enormous biodiversity. But they are at risk. Carbon dioxide emissions are acidifying the ocean, threatening reefs and other marine organisms. New research led by Carnegie’s Kenneth Schneider analyzed the role…

CO2 deafens "Nemo" – or, how many ichthyologists can you fit in that car?

We’ve already had a “climate craziness of the week” so I’ll just file this bit of blather under another category. First, this article in The Independent, which aims to scare the children. Now here’s the press release from the University of Bristol. Note the simplistic experiment, followed by broad disclaimers about it, emphasis mine. =======================================================…