“No, actually there has been cooling, if you take 1998 as your point of reference the earth is cooling. If you take 2002 as your point of reference, then temperatures have plateaued…The head of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) has actually acknowledged it. He talks about the apparent plateau of temperatures so far this century…It should be being discussed…because it’s very significant.”
Jennifer Marohasy is a biologist and senior fellow of the Melbourne-based think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. Check out her blog for the flurry of opinion after her interview with Michael Duffy on ‘Counterpoint’, ABC Radio National, Monday 17 March 2008.