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Ever wondered why you feel much hotter or colder than the temperature gauge indicates?

January 9, 2018 - 00:16 -- Admin

Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Thermal Comfort observations, January 2018:We often use the air temperature as an indicator of how comfortable we will feel when involved in sports or other physical activities. However, the air temperature is only one factor in the assessment of thermal stress.

January 2018: are environmental vandals in the Liberal & National parties trying to force gasfield expansions down the throats of reluctant communities?

January 9, 2018 - 00:15 -- Admin

To be eligible your project must bring new gas flow to domestic gas consumers in target markets by 30 June 2020 and can include:*deployment of new technologies or techniques to lift existing and new well productivity*the opening of new gas pilot and/or production or exploration wells that are either in proximity to existing gas infrastructure or can demonstrate a path to market*better utilisation of existing or the establishment of new gas processing, storage and transport facilities*design,

So where does Australia stand on climate change at the start of 2018?

January 8, 2018 - 00:16 -- Admin

On 21 December 2017 IPSOS Social Research Institute released its 2017 Climate Change Report which provides the findings the company’s annual climate change research.It would appear that the Australian general public is not walking away from a belief that climate change is real, that it is affecting our lives and action on the part of government is required.IPSOS, Clima

Trump starts the New Year with the United Nation's thumbing its nose at his threats

January 7, 2018 - 18:29 -- Admin

Despite US President Donald Trump’s threats to pull foreign aid from countries which didn’t vote as he directed, seventy-four per cent of national representatives participating in the UN General Assembly  Emergency Session ‘Status of Jerusalem’ vote cast their ballots against the Trump Regime’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel.

Joining historic 'medical' research which looked at the incidence of legume anorexia amongst children comes a ground-breaking article 'The science behind "man flu"'

January 7, 2018 - 00:16 -- Admin

Following on the very successful research behind The Etiology and Treatment of Childhood first published sometime last century comes the British Medical Journal’s release of more recent research articulated in The science behind “man flu” (11 December 2017).In which women find out that:The concept of man flu, as commonly defined, is potent

Shark Attacks in Australia: setting the record straight

January 5, 2018 - 00:16 -- Admin

On Saturday 23 December 2017 Liberal MP for Kooyong and Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Fydenberg penned a media release claiming big bad sharks were about to overwhelm his home state, Western Australia.The shark in question is the Great White, Carcharodon carcharias, classified as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threaten