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Direct Action in Oz, but no help for Pacific islands struggling with change

Direct Action in Oz, but no help for Pacific islands struggling with change

Crikey January 9, 2014 4 Comments

The Abbott government has quietly cut funding to Pacific islands struggling with the impact of climate change. Nic Maclellan, a correspondent for Islands Business in Fiji, reports.

‘Now it is too late’: bracing for Pacific climate displacement

‘Now it is too late’: bracing for Pacific climate displacement

Crikey January 8, 2014 12 Comments

The impact of climate change means it's probably too late to save islands in the Solomons. So where will thousands of villagers go? Catherine Wilson reports on the looming displacement crisis.

Dangerous rubbish: <em>AFR</em> letters ed lashed for contrarian climate paper

Dangerous rubbish: AFR letters ed lashed for contrarian climate paper

Matthew Knott December 3, 2013 11 Comments

A leading oceanographer has rubbished a climate change paper co-authored by a leading Financial Review journalist, saying the paper "makes things up".

CSIRO says sea level claims from Oz expert are dead in the water

Crikey July 27, 2011 8 Comments

The CSIRO is crying foul over a front page article in The Australian last week which "misinterpreted" a report on rising sea levels and claimed the national research body's model for global warming was "already dead in the water as having no sound basis in probability".