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Jennifer Marohasy: Can Universities Lawfully Bully Academics into Silence?

Dr Peter Ridd has taken James Cook University to court protesting his sacking for what he says is, primarily, speaking-out about the lack of quality assurance in Great Barrier Reef science. Dr Ridd spoke out initially about there being no quality assurance of Great Barrier Reef science – science that is arguably misused to secure

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2018-06-19 02:52   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: University Professor Sacked for Telling-the-Truth

BACK in 2016, when I asked Peter Ridd if he would write a chapter for the book I was editing I could not possibly have envisaged it could contribute to the end of his thirty-year career as a university professor. Considering that Peter enrolled at James Cook University as an undergraduate back in 1978, he

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2018-05-18 19:01   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: Guilty of Agreeing to Meet with Scott Pruitt

SCOTT Pruitt heads the US Environmental Protection Agency. Last year he was planning to visit Australia, and the proposed agenda did include a two-hour roundtable with me and colleagues from three Australian universities. Some of this is reported today in The Guardian. Along with the inference I’m a nutter – because I have accused the

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2018-05-04 07:10   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: Wine and Climate Change in Australia – Journalist Michael Brissenden Just Makes Stuff-Up

MICHAEL Brissenden, considered one of Australia’s most experienced journalists, failed on so many counts with the Four Corners documentary ‘Weather Alert’. He suggested that wine grower’s Brown Brothers are relocating at least part of their business to Tasmania because it is too hot in Victoria, which is untrue. He also failed to explain to the

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2018-04-26 08:34   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: Complaint Lodged Against Four Corners’ Weather Alert

JO NOVA began a recent blog post” After years of telling skeptics that you don’t ask a plumber to do heart surgery, the ABC “Weather Alert! last Monday was 90% plumbers. The formerly iconic FourCorners “public affairs” show crafted a 43 minute advertisement for the Renewables Industry and Carbon Trading Bankers and the Green Blob.

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2018-03-13 06:40   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: Sarah Ferguson and Michael Brissenden Withhold Important Information from the Australian Public Concerning Climate Change

Australian politicians, and the media they sponsor, have been throwing their hands in the air and screaming unprecedented climate change – particularly over the last two weeks. A focus has been on the record number of new record hot days. But in all of this, there is no mention that the method used to actually

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2018-03-06 04:55   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: ‘Kill Climate Deniers’ – Now Showing at a Sydney Theatre

JUST two generations back, in the 1960s, mainstream Australian society shunned both unmarried pregnant women and also homosexuals. They were loathed, and it would have been considered reasonable for the local police to turn-a-blind eye should misfortune befall members of either group – should they be killed. In my opinion, human-beings are not naturally hateful,

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2018-03-05 06:44   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: BoM Blast for Dubious Record Hot Day

IN September 2017, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) claimed a series of new record hot days across south eastern Australia, including on 23 September at Mildura. At that time, the mainstream media reported this as a new record for the state of Victoria, specifically claiming it was the hottest September day ever recorded –

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2018-02-11 05:15   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: Peter Ridd Asks for your Help – Now

PROFESSOR Peter Ridd is a physicist at James Cook University who has dared to question scientific findings that purport to show the Great Barrier Reef is in trouble. Specifically, he has been formally censured by the University and told to remain quiet about the matter – or risk his job. The issue dates back to

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2018-02-01 00:52   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: Avoid Fake News: Listen to Alternative Perspectives

IT was all over the news this morning: Pope Francis condemning ‘fake news’, which he defined as: The spreading of disinformation… It has to do with false information based on non-existent or distorted data meant to deceive and manipulate the reader. In fact, the Pope is guilty of exactly what he preaches against, particularly with

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2018-01-25 01:20   Click to comment

Jennifer Marohasy: Already Hottest January on Record for St Helens, Tasmania

LAST week, Andrew Johnson, CEO of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, wrote that the Bureau’s “stewardship of Australia’s temperature record” had been found to be scientifically sound [1]. He also claimed it was in accordance with World Meteorological Organisation guidelines. In fact, it’s not. If it was scientifically sound, or in accordance with WMO guidelines,

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2018-01-22 02:24   Click to comment

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