[LINK] Global warming info (was broadband)

Birch, Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Wed Sep 8 16:57:10 EST 2010


David Lochrin wrote:


> A similar problem of explaining a complex matter to the general public
arises with global warming, and I notice vested interests now seem to be
adopting the line that it's just a matter of adaption.  Unfortunately,
it's difficult to impart a good public understanding of such complex
issues but very easy to undermine understanding, and lazy or
unprofessional journalism certainly doesn't help.

If you, or anyone, wants to do a bit of AGW proselytizing there's a good
booklet produced by the Australian Academy of Science that covers the
science and the usual disinformation stories at:

http://www.science.org.au/reports/climatechange2010.pdf

RN Science Show podcast/ on the booklet:

http://www.abc.net.au/rn/scienceshow/stories/2010/2985182.htm

- Jim




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