Thursday, July 6, 2017

Climate Change Authority loses last climate scientist

Imagine, if you will, a government board to champion Australian arts without any artists on it, or an agency to advise on medical research without any medical researchers.

Professors David Karoly and Clive Hamilton at a 2012
Climate Change Authority media conference.
Or perhaps even, imagine a government authority set up to provide expertise on climate policy without any actual climate scientists.

Well you don’t have to imagine that last one, because that’s what we now have – the government’s Climate Change Authority is now sans climate scientist.

Prof David Karoly, of the University of Melbourne, has just finished his term on the authority’s board – the only member to stick it out for the full five years.

Read The Guardian story by Graham Readfearn - “Climate Change Authority loses last climate scientist.”

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