Maurice Newman

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Cartoon of the Week: The RET Review

From left to right Alan Moran (Institute of Public Affairs), Maurice Newman (Chairman, PM’s Business Advisory Council), Dick Warburton (Chairman of RET Review panel), Burchell Wilson (Chief Economist at Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry).Alan ... [Published Renew Economy - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Politics trumps physics in climate change frenzy

Given the relentless long-term trend towards global warming, it should be a case of all hands on deck. But the world of politics appears to have trumped the laws of physics, writes Mike Steketee."THE laws of physics are non-negotiable," observed Michel ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change deniers raise the heat on the Bureau of Meteorology

Australia is without a science minister for the first time in decades and some scientists now refer to the missing minister as "our invisible friend". The absent minister symbolises the current ambivalence of the Australian political right to science ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

CEO report card: Too many falling ...

Like the rest of us, CEOs work hard at being normal. But the job attracts a certain character type.Being optimistic, conquer-the-world types with expensive educations and privileged backgrounds, a few too many gaze into their fundaments and find the view ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Government goes cold on global warming

It seems the Government has just stopped caring about climate change action, and some media organisations have decided to no longer even pretend to hold them to account on the issue, writes Greg Jericho.The review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Head in the sand a bad policy

A FORTNIGHT ago investment banker and company director Maurice Newman mused aloud that “climate change is determined by the sun, not humans”.In a long article in The Australian, Newman wrote that scientific conclusions about human-induced warming reflected ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

It's personal: why leaders don't turn climate knowledge into action

The prime minister's business adviser Maurice Newman continues to distract business leaders on the issue of climate change. Julian Smith/AAPThere is an abundance of profitable business opportunity to be found in addressing sustainability issues. These ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

What I Learned From Debating Science With Trolls

I often like to discuss science online and I’m also rather partial to topics that promote lively discussion, such as climate change , crime statistics , and (perhaps surprisingly) the Big Bang . This inevitably brings out the trolls .“Don’t feed the trolls” ... [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

If life is a choice we devalue all human life

Rodney Syme appeals to the common sense notion of ''choice'' (''At life's end, respect people's choices'', Opinion, 17/8). However, he represents the kindly Dr Jekyll of euthanasia advocacy. The dark side is represented by Philip Nitschke, and his belief ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Speak out, climate experts – but stop making tactical mistakes

You can lay on the facts as thick as you like, but some people don’t want to hear them. ShutterstockEarlier this week, prominent climate scientist Michael Raupach used the occasion of a speech to the Australian Academy of Science to make an impassioned ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Science, Politics And Ideology: Uncomfortable Bedfellows

Eric Abetz recently provoked a media frenzy when he suggested a causal link between abortion and breast cancer. So ludicrous were the Senator’s claims that he was condemned not only by his political enemies, but the Australian Medical Association and ... [Published New Matilda - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

From the Reef to the RET: the politicisation of environmental science in Australia

AAP/Caroline BerdonThe future of Australia’s climate and respect for environmental science stand to be the biggest losers in all of the forms of class-mobilised politicisation that are impacting Australia currently. Somewhere between the vocation of politics ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 19 2014]

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Cartoon of the Week: The RET Review [Published Renew Economy - 11 hours ago]
Politics trumps physics in climate change frenzy [Published ABC Online - Sep 11 2014]
Climate change deniers raise the heat on the Bu... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 09 2014]
CEO report card: Too many falling ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 08 2014]
Government goes cold on global warming [Published ABC Online - Sep 03 2014]
Head in the sand a bad policy [Published Tasmania Mercury - Sep 02 2014]
It's personal: why leaders don't turn climate k... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 31 2014]
Scientists have a vital public role to play [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 29 2014]
Abbott's environment agenda is even harsher tha... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 29 2014]
What I Learned From Debating Science With Trolls [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 28 2014]
Renewable energy review backs scheme's closure [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Science and the Coalition: two big policies, on... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 27 2014]
If life is a choice we devalue all human life [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 23 2014]
We need to call out Abbott's climate nihilism [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
Team Australia needs a captain who is prepared ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
Speak out, climate experts – but stop making ta... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 22 2014]
Science, Politics And Ideology: Uncomfortable B... [Published New Matilda - Aug 22 2014]
Big Brother would be proud of Team Australia po... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 20 2014]
From the Reef to the RET: the politicisation of... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 19 2014]
What I learned from debating science with trolls [Published Conversation AU - Aug 18 2014]
Australia wind and solar fears rise as Abbott r... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 18 2014]
Renewable energy target changes 'amount to econ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
With friends like these, the RET never stood a ... [Published Crikey Media - Aug 18 2014]
Abbott pushes for RET to be capped [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
Tony Abbott still determined to kill renewable ... [Published Renew Economy - Aug 18 2014]
How the media distort the news: Lies by omission [Published Sott.net - Aug 17 2014]
Australia’s chief scientist tells PM's business... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 17 2014]
Australia’s chief scientist tells PM's business... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 17 2014]
Tony Abbott's push to ditch renewables could ha... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 17 2014]
The evidence is in: science gets an F [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 16 2014]
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'Green News Report' - August 14, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Aug 14 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Broken climate: Historic storms and floods paralyze cities from Nebraska to Detroit to Long Island, while California breaks heat records - again; China dumping coal, breaking solar records; PLUS: ...
Maurice Newman, Aussie PM Abbott’s most senior ... [Published Watts Up With That? - Aug 14 2014]
Story submitted by Eric Worrall “WHAT if David Archibald’s book The Twilight of Abundance: Why Life in the 21st Century Will Be Nasty, Brutish, and Short turns out to be right? What if the past 50 years of peace, cheap … Continue reading → ...
Cooling would be worse, and some scientiests no... [Published Andrew Bolt - Aug 13 2014]
Maurice Newman warns:Russian scientists at the Pulkovo Observatory are convinced the world is in for a cooling period… ...
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, June 29, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 30 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Sipping from the Internet Firehose…June 29, 2014 Chuckles , Snark, UNEA , Risky Business ...
The World is Wearying of Climate Catastrophism [Published Watts Up With That? - Jun 23 2014]
Maurice Newman, an influential Australian Government Advisor, attacks Climate Alarmism Maurice Newman, Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council, has published a scathing attack on climate alarmism in “The Australian”, a prominent Aussie ...
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