Heaven and Earth By Ian Plimer Connor Court, pp, $ ONE of the peculiar things about being an astronomer is that you receive, from. Today I attended the formal launch of Professor Ian Plimer’s new book “Heaven and Earth” (held in the historic balcony room of South. Heaven and Earth has ratings and 30 reviews. Blair said: Ian Plimer is a professor of Geology at the University of Adelaide in Australia, specializin.

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Who ever heard of him? But, and this i the discredited nitpicker here again. It is far better and faster and more efficient review system than that of the copyright pinching publishing houses, and is far more savage and hence more fun for, and of use to, one and all. Its triumph is computer models unrelated to observations in nature.

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A Short History of Planet Earth”. As I write this, the IPCC is undergoing restructuring to ensure less dogma and more transparency – it seems that the consensus is that we should do away with consensus agendas. They had darth figure approximately right as far back as the late 19th century. The hypothesis that humans can actually change climate is unsupported by evidence from geology, archaeology, history and astronomy.

Doubt is the arbiter of science and sole guardian of intellect. At least John Howard has the excuse of only being a politician and thus susceptible to whatever little birdie andd whispered in his ear, but a depressingly large number of parents might give Plimer’s new book credence because Johnny helped launch it.

Plimer has done an excellent job with this book and writes with understanding, without hype and gives a thorough discourse of Earth’s history, the climate and the forces and factors facing our planet today.


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Professor Plimer anv to be getting a hard time. Please login or sign up for a FREE trial oan engage in the commentary.

Every school kid knows more about it than those antique idiots called geologists. The melting of the cryosphere ice, a feedback process where melt water re-melts ice, with consequent loss of the ice albedo and gain of infrared absorption by wateris as important as the feedback warming process due to the carbon cycle.

I can stretch it out over 7 or 8 years however without the dire consequences I described ever taking place. I have been at geology for four decades now, getting ever more confused about the fiendish sense of humour of so many geological processes, so I absolutely guarantee heavven is full of errors.

David rated it really liked it May 29, The reason there is interest in an at the detail in Ian Plimers book is because the information to which he refers to back his arguments is demonstratably rubbish!! Tom Blees says this has been used to derail IFR, I point out that this has aerth used to shelve reneawables.

Me, I will defend donkeys to the death, but the goats! Your completely right, which is why I still defend my right to beleive the world is flat. Plenty of people eg Jared Diamond, John Gribbin have written books that lay people cna understand. It is this cumulative effect that is the problem.

It is being done by many non-scientists some of whom are blatantly dishonest e. So, we have to get the science of climate change right before we agree to trash the old steam generators taht still drive, say, this laptop, along with the odd other half-useful gadget. A must read for anyone who wants to hear another side of the story. Iwn to volcanologist Dr Terrence Gerlach:.

I hope that the educators in Australia take umbrage at both Plimer’s and John Howard’s insulting excursions into the creationist’s model of teaching science. Plimer does a spectacular job of pointing out the weaknesses in man made global warming theory, and the accompanying panic that “The hwaven is near”. Here first edition of the Great Global Warming Swindle. The denier wrote to my vice-chancellor a real still publishing scientist demanding that I provide references to prove Beaven was rubbish or retract.


During the Dark Ages there was great social disruption and murderous climate refugee gangs wandered Europe looking for food. The present global economic fuss eart, in my view, all about China not having enough water to feed its people, and their Plan B, the indutrilisation of what water there is there,having failed and taken global mnufacturing down with it.

It is the text of a lecture and is in English.

How climate change sceptic Ian Plimer dodges valid criticism

Excellent post MLB — you get to the nitty-gritty — forget the pseudo-sceptics- action is what eart need and we need anr convey this to a wider audience through the media. The Pope just bought evolution. Ta for that, sorry about the typos, eyes are a bit shot and you were right about the time. Retrieved 4 September Plimer dismissed them as “pathetic nit-picking” but if his book is influencing politicians and public opinion around the world then Wnd think his arguments deserve close scrutiny.

Your objection is insignificant nitpicking. But more significantly, the final point on his graph is a long way from where it should be. Unfortunately, that history is not known to nearly the same level of detail in which it is presented.

Book was well referenced and discussed some of the same data used by activest but realy did not show the definitive conclusion reported by media.