Climate Change

Naming a First Old Porites, Craig

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Knowing the truth has always been a challenge requiring an amount of discipline. And it is getting that much harder in this age of disinformation. How can we distinguish reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda?  Science used to be so useful for this. But many government-funded reef research programs now amass data to prove a […]

Climate Change

Unprecedented Panic Over Bushfire Impact

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The word ‘unprecedented’ is often applied to des­tructive climate-related events, as though they could not have been predicted, and have never happened before. Last summer’s bushfires were no different. But were they really unprecedented? This narrative creates anxiety because it follows that there really is a climate emergency and that we have pushed nature out […]