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NIWA climate record court decision – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on September 7th, 2012.

The High court has has ruled in favour of NIWA, rejecting a legal challenge of the Crown Research Institute’s national temperature record. In 2010 the  New Zealand Climate Science Education Trust applied to the high court for a judicial review of the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)’s actions in publishing its national […]

The Psychology of climate change

John Kerr posted in on June 28th, 2012.

In the latest issue of Element magazine (distributed with the New Zealand Herald) Andy Kenworthy explores new research into the reasoning of climate change denial. An excerpt (read in full here):  A climate of denial Despite a wealth of evidence backed by the world’s top scientists, a startling number of people still refuse to believe […]

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