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UWA rejects government funding sparking a political debate

UWA rejects government funding sparking a political debate

Gemma Kelly, Staff reporter

May 12, 2015

The University of Western Australia has announced it will be handing back the Federal Governments allocated $4 million grant that was funded to establish an Australian Consensus Centre on its campus. There has been an outcry among the staff, students and alumni of UWA about the Consensus Centre, which...

Weather bureau defends data methods after ‘fiddling’ claim

Australia has almost 800 weather stations across the country.

Emily Evans, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2014

The Bureau of Meteorology has defended its actions against claims that it is 'fiddling the data' in a bid to make Australia seem hotter than it actually is. In a response to claims by The Australian newspaper, the Bureau says its data and methods are among the best in the world. The accusation...

Climate report paints dire future

Australia's climate will get hotter, according to a new IPCC report.

Audrey Concannon, Student reporter

March 31, 2014

Australia’s scorching heat will continue to rise according to the latest State of Climate report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The fifth assessment report was released by the IPCC and the Bureau of Meteorology. These assessment reports are released once every tw...

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