Hot air and OBP's

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Subject: Hot air and OBP's
From: "Evan Beaver" <>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 06:59:31 +1000
Tanya Plibersek wrote an article in this mornings SMH regarding climate
change. It can be found here if you're keen:

All very interesting, but nothing new. The one thing that stood out was this
reason given for overturning the Bald Hill Wind Farm:

"The reason given was that one endangered orange-bellied parrot might get
killed every 1000 years."

Were the numbers really that low, or is this another excellent example of
statistical bending? Can anyone confirm or deny?

Evan Beaver
Lapstone, Blue Mountains, NSW
lat=-33.77, lon=150.64

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