A Brief Primer on Causation
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A Brief Primer on Causation

So much of the debate surrounding climate change seems to hinge on questions of causation. In particular, the two principal causation questions of interest are: Is the anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide the cause of global warming? Is the global warming the cause of the current incidence of extreme or environmentally damaging weather-related events? The … Continue reading

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The World Weather Attribution Report for the 2019 Australian Bushfires – First Impressions

  Following a brief reading of the World Weather Attribution report regarding the 2019 Australian bushfires, I felt the following extracts were worthy of comment: “The study reveals the complexity of the 2019/20 bushfire event, with some, but not all drivers showing an imprint of anthropogenic climate change.” That seems fair enough. But, of course, … Continue reading

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The Groper Contract Part 3 – Taking Care of Business

  “It’s Damian Digby, here to see Jack Groper,” Damian informed the receptionist, whilst once again casually misplacing my existence. “He’s expecting me.” The receptionist, or Director of First Impressions, to use the epithet emblazoned on her name tag, pressed the button on the intercom and stooped slightly to talk into its microphone. “Sir Jack, … Continue reading

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Dear Publisher

Dear Publisher, I have tried unsuccessfully for many months now to find acceptance for a short story I have written concerning two people caught up in a world of intrigue and violence that they were ill-equipped to understand. With your forbearance I now submit that same story for your consideration. However, in order that I … Continue reading