Tag Archives: Peter Underwood

Science, warts and all, on show in Hobart

Rough edges reveal the true value of science. [18 February 2014 | Peter Boyer] For a good part of last week I was holed up in a Hobart conference centre with a few hundred scientists taking a hard look at … Continue reading

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Trust the cautious scientist ahead of the carbon lobbyist

The meticulous work of thousands of climate scientists is being challenged by a well-resourced misinformation campaign, says the Government’s scientific adviser on climate change. Should we believe him, or put our trust in the carbon lobby? [19 October 2010 | Peter … Continue reading

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