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Is there really a full moon permanently hovering over The Australian or are headlines like this just for the clickbait?

March 12, 2018 - 00:15 -- Admin

This was the headline to the error-ridden article below, “Chilling fact is most climate change theories are wrong”.Once again there is a deliberate misunderstanding about the term “climate change”  actually means and what it leads to.It was Maurice Newmann at his mad hatter finest.The Australian, 8 March 2018:Recent research suggests a mini ice age may be a greater threat to the planetYou have to hand it to Peter Hannam, TheSydney Morning Herald’s climate change alarmist-in-chief, for his report last month, “ ‘Really ­extreme’ global weather event leaves scientists aghast”.Hannam is often the ­canary in the coalmine (er, wind farm) when there is a sense that public belief in man-made global warming is flagging. With Europe in the grip of a much colder winter than predicted and with the ­abnormal chill spreading even to Africa, he did his best to hold the line.Earlier this year, Climate Council councillor Will Steffen also climbed on board — for The Sydney Morning Herald of course. Extreme cold in Britain, Switzerland and Japan, a record-breaking cold snap in Canada and the US and an expansion of the East Antarctic ice sheet coincided with a ­Bureau of Meteorology tweet (later retracted) that January 7 had set a heat record for the ­Sydney Basin. Steffen told us these seemingly unrelated events were in fact linked. “Climate ­disruption” explained both. Whether fire or ice, we’re to blame. No ifs, no buts.Now a warming Arctic provides the perfect opportunity for Hannam to divert attention from the latest deep freeze……Read the full article here.