Posted 19 December 2011

In Australia and New Zealand, the "drum" is the slang equivalent of America's "lowdown" - i.e. the real story. Thus, it's the name given by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to a special opinion service. In a recent article in "The Drum", a professor of politics, Robert Manne, took aim at what he termed "climate change denialists" (read it here ). Such was the venom resorted to by political spinmeister Manne, "The Drum" invited  scientist Professor Robert M ("Bob") Carter to respond. Read Bob's withering, scienced-based rebuttal here

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