Climate Change

Cyclone Jasper & BOM Forecasting – Getting To The Truth
5 January 2024

Cyclone Jasper & BOM Forecasting – Getting To The Truth

This article reflects the author’s ongoing research into the methods used by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to collect, collate, adjust and publish temperature and rainfall data. Research into this topic have been published in the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications, with an updated working paper shortly to be published A lie will travel halfway around the world while
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BOM Deserves Criticism, But Not Over Its Short-term Forecasts
2 January 2024

BOM Deserves Criticism, But Not Over Its Short-term Forecasts

This article first appeared in The Australian. In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef, conducted as part of the IPA’s Project for Real Science Program. The Project for Real Science is an initiative of the Institute of Public Affairs to rebuild the integrity of scientific research in
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Shards Of Truth: The Compatibility Of Farming And Renewables Projects
16 December 2023

Shards Of Truth: The Compatibility Of Farming And Renewables Projects

In this article, Kevin You contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into land use implications of renewable energy targets on prime agricultural land, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero research program. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Up to one-third of Australia’s prime agricultural
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AEMO CEO Must Be Sacked For Failing To Ensure Affordable, Secure And Reliable Energy Supply
15 December 2023

AEMO CEO Must Be Sacked For Failing To Ensure Affordable, Secure And Reliable Energy Supply

“AEMO’s draft Integrated System Plan demonstrates a total abrogation of its core responsibility to ensure Australians have access to affordable, secure and reliable energy. It makes clear that CEO Daniel Westerman is no longer fit to lead the organisation and must be sacked,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, the Australian Energy
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Removing Colour, For A Sick Story
26 November 2023

Removing Colour, For A Sick Story

Research into this topic was published in Climate Change The Facts 2020, with Climate Change The Facts 2024 to be published shortly. My Aunty Bunty used to work in a factory in Dundee, in Scotland, with thousands of other women all adding colour to black and white photographs. She was allowed to be creative; the idea was to make people happy.
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Climate Change Amendment (Duty Of Care And Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill 2023
23 November 2023

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Climate Change Amendment (Duty Of Care And Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill 2023

The purpose of this submission is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (the IPA) with the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee as it conducts its inquiry into the Climate Change Amendment (Duty of Care and Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill 2023 (the bill). The bill would amend the Climate Change Act 2022 to impose a
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Political and Natural Hazards – (ARC Part 3)
19 November 2023

Political and Natural Hazards – (ARC Part 3)

Research into this topic have been published in the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications Before the advent of computer simulation modelling and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the past record of climate change was assembled from a variety of different types of evidence including chronicles, grain price records, radiocarbon dating, pollen analysis and vegetation history, tree rings,
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Scott Hargreaves Discussing How Energy Security is National Security On Credlin
6 November 2023

Scott Hargreaves Discussing How Energy Security is National Security On Credlin

On 1 November, IPA Executive Director Scott Hargreaves joined Rita Panahi on Sky News’ Credlin from the ARC Conference in London to discuss energy security and its importance to national security. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Rita Panahi: Welcome
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In Denial About The Science – (ARC Part 2, ARC In London)
4 November 2023

In Denial About The Science – (ARC Part 2, ARC In London)

Research into this topic have been published in the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications The Sun did come out for the first morning – Monday morning. The inaugural conference of the Alliance for Responsible Citizenship was in Greenwich just a few miles downriver from Westminster in London. I hadn’t managed to get any sleep Sunday night after arriving late
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Reconciling With Nature – God And Qantas (ARC Part 1, Arriving London)
30 October 2023

Reconciling With Nature – God And Qantas (ARC Part 1, Arriving London)

Research into this topic have been published in the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications There is a tendency, that must be resisted, for 21st century Western scientists to claim every discovery of mass death as a catastrophe and unprecedented – to imagine that the entire Earth is convulsing, when it is not. I am thinking of coral reef scientists
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