Tagged: Tony Press

Final frontiers: Antarctica - Guest Work

Peter Griffin Apr 03, 2013

By Tony Press, University of Tasmania With the global population now well over seven billion there are few remaining parts of the world relatively untouched by human activity. We assess the current state and future prospects of five final frontiers: rainforests, Antarctica, the Arctic, the deep sea and space. Antarctica is the coldest, highest, driest continent … Read More

Recursive lying: Monckton rails against liars by telling lies - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 03, 2013

“Potty peer” Chris Monckton has reacted to criticism of his threats to sue Australian academics by doubling down on his commitment to pursue legal action. In a typically overblown piece at an Australian sceptic site, Monckton tries to reassure the faithful that their guru has not gone off the rails: Going to court is the [...] … Read More

Recursive fraudery: Monckton goes mad in Australia - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Feb 28, 2013

Christopher, Viscount Monckton of Brenchley’s tour of Australia must be going very badly, because the “high priest of climate scepticism” is indulging in another of his increasingly desperate displays of attention seeking behaviour. After giving a poorly attended lecture in Hobart last week, Monckton took umbrage at an article in the Sunday Tasmanian (on the [...] … Read More