Tagged: carter

“Just So Science” – The Hunter and the Bull - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Apr 15, 2011

My astronomy posts are based on what I talk about each week at Carter Observatory during planetarium shows and telescope viewing  sessions. Much of the information is gleaned from the monthly summaries provided by the excellent Alan Gilmore at the University of Cantebury’s Mt John Observatory which can be accessed (for April) here:   … Read More

An open letter to climate sceptics - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden May 09, 2010

Alert readers may have noted my absence over the last few days: Bryan’s been doing all the hard work while I swanned off to Sydney (wedding anniversary, 25th, for the celebration of). And so I’ve been reading the Sydney Morning Herald. Saturday’s edition featured this “interesting” take on the state of denial in Australia, [...] … Read More

The biased leading the blind - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 25, 2009

Two of New Zealand’s most prominent climate cranks, “inexpert witness” Chris de Freitas and Bob “great communicator” Carter are no strangers to the art of misrepresenting facts in support of their peculiar political visions, but recent articles by the pair set new standards for economy with the truth. Here’s De Freitas, writing in Energy NZ: …no [...] … Read More