Tag Archives: Clive James

Give ‘Em Enough Rope….Tim Flannery

Australian Broadcaster ABC’s Show “Enough Rope” interviewed Professor Tim Flannery in 2008. (h/t Scarlett Pumpernickel in Tips & Notes on WUWT). In interview with host Andrew Denton the eco-wiseacre (an apt label from his fellow countryman Clive James) certainly did … Continue reading

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Brave New Energy

A few news articles that caught my attention… As reported in The Independent: “Britain is still paying for nuclear-generated electricity consumed a generation ago because of the hidden costs of an industry reared on the expectation of public subsidies, the … Continue reading

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Clive James on Climate

In March 2011, Clive James’ insightful article “The Drumming of an Army” was widely quoted in the aftermath of the Queensland floods. It discussed Dorothea Mackellar’s poem “My Country” and how it fitted the national experience of Australia’s geography and … Continue reading

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