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Galileo’s mantle is a poor fit for new Senator Malcolm Roberts

Malcolm Roberts is no Galileo, but he would make a fine Inquisitor. The self-belief of Malcolm Roberts was put to the test in last week’s ABC panel discussion, Q&A, and the newly-minted One Nation senator for Queensland came out with … Continue reading

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Humans and future climate: getting some clear air amid the noise of battle

We are confronted daily with a barrage of information and opinion about climate change and the human factor. Here are some thoughts on cutting through the noise, and a couple of simple questions for everyone to answer. [13 November 2009 … Continue reading

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