Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

Fuel poverty in Germany, a glimpse of the future

Reposting from 2015. Freezing in the dark. Welcome to Bill Shorten’s brave new world, the German experience. Some 800,000 German homes have been disconnected from the grid – victims of what is euphemistically called “fuel poverty”. In response, Germans have … Continue reading

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Death where is thy sting?

The back cover of a book I picked up on the weekend titled, The Dying Generations: Perspectives on the Environmental Crisis. It is filled with doom and gloom about our ecological future and published in 1971, not only before global … Continue reading

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Civilization advances one coal-fired power station at a time

A nice link from Peter in comments. And Australian coal exports will thrive for many decades to come. Pity the public service is the main beneficiary in Queensland.

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World leaders abandon the sinking ship in Poland while the southern ocean cools

Two great posts from Jo Nova. World leaders stay away from Poland apart from islanders from the non-sinking islands looking for money. And the Great Southern Ocean is cooling instead of warming. Could there be a problem with the models?

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China gets the message. Keep the coal fires burning…

if for power you’re yearning. With apologies to Vera Lynn. If you really want the home fires. A recent report from the activist group CoalSwarm included satellite imagery that shows many coal-fired power projects that were halted by the Chinese … Continue reading

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David Bidstrup on the summer power rip-off

The other day I submitted an article analysing 2018 YTD costs for wholesale electricity in the 5 states that make up the national electricity market. It did not fly but my interest was aroused again today when an article in … Continue reading

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Hybrid cars, hybrid power systems and free fish in the sea

Someone remind us of the difference in price between standard and hybrid cars. We are putting in place a hybrid power system. Someone explain how that can reduce the cost of hot meals and fresh goods from the coolroom. I … Continue reading

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In the street with the yellow jackets

On the spot report. As you would expect the radical left is there doing what they do best fouling everything they touch with violence and destruction. It is the ordinary folk on the march! CFACT used the weekend break at … Continue reading

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Trolling the warmies in Poland!

Almost too good to be true, an epic troll by the Poles at the Climate Jamboree that they are hosting. h/t New Chum in comments. The Polish Coal Miners band, dressed in smart black uniforms and wearing traditional mines caps, … Continue reading

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ANZACs versus climate change

H/t CL on the open thread. Too good to hide! I could imagine NZ taking on climate chance but I am disappointed that our defence forces are in it too! Facing a potential future of mass climate migration, water and … Continue reading

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