@ David de Vries (posted March 1, 2017 at 3:31 …

Comment on Extreme variability: local climate change right now by Kieran Finnane.

@ David de Vries (posted March 1, 2017 at 3:31 pm) and @ Dave Richards (posted March 3, 2017 at 4:52 pm).

Your claims of cherry-picked data suggest that you are aware of information that changes the picture of extreme variability as characteristic of what is happening with the climate in this region.

I invite you both to share the detail of this with our readers.

Recent Comments by Kieran Finnane

Town Council: protect Alice water from fracking
Cherie, as the article states, the council’s submission will reiterate its previously resolved opposition to fracking over the entire water control district.


Satour & Price seeking legal advice in Code of Conduct saga
@John Bell, the committee is formed under the Local Government Act and is auspiced by the NT Department of Housing and Community Development. It is not a council committee. Your comments about lack of transparency are otherwise spot on.


How much of our relationship with Aborigines is hypocrisy?
I haven’t seen the display at the Maritime Museum but I can imagine why a dugout canoe would be part of such a display if it is presenting an overview of Australian maritime history, for Indigenous watercraft were Australia’s original boats and Indigenous people, the first Australian seafarers.

I see from the museum’s website that it has a substantial collection of Indigenous watercraft (46 objects), as part of its Australian Register of Historic Vessels, which strives to be “the definitive online registry of historic vessels in Australia”. Inclusion of Indigenous watercraft is thus essential.


Stagnant CBD; industrial land, rental shortage; houses hold
@ Kylie Johnston. With respect, this is not a ‘media conversation’ but a report from a Town Council meeting open to the public.
Perhaps you will want to take up your concerns with Cr Auricht and Mr Doyle, whose comments are accurately reported.
Kind regards, Kieran Finnane.


Town Council riven by conflict, lack of leadership
@ Alex Nelson. Councillor Paterson is mistaken. I have checked the audio of the meeting: he was clearly nominated by Cr Cocking and Cr de Brenni seconded the nomination.


Be Sociable, Share!

A new way to support our journalism

We do not have a paywall. If you support our independent journalism you can make a financial contribution by clicking the red button below. This will help us cover expenses and sustain the news service we’ve been providing since 1994, in a locally owned and operated medium.

Erwin Chlanda, Editor