Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

Wind power getting cheaper in Canada?

Apparently not. The oldest commercial wind power facility in Canada has been shut down and faces demolition after 23 years of transforming brisk southern Alberta breezes into electricity TransAlta is very interested in repowering this site. Unfortunately, right now, it’s … Continue reading

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Weak points in the case for climate alarmism. 97.4% consensus

QandA last night reached a new low with unanimous agreement around the table that we have to destroy growth, jobs and family budgets for nothing. Some ideas just keep coming up and they have to be refuted again and again. … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas is a Climate Refugee

If all you did was read sites like news.com.au, you would really think that the world is about to be overcome with ‘climate refugees’: RISING sea levels are already forcing one American town to relocate, with warnings that many others … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Peter O’Brien The Australian and Climate Change

The Australian is consistently prescriptive in its editorials on topics such as the economy and terrorism but consistently ambivalent in its pronouncements on climate change and energy. Take this weekend’s editorial, for example, which describes the Finkel Review as recommending … Continue reading

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“Hello everybody, there is no global warming”

Devastating and from one who knows. [Via Andrew Bolt]

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The mirrors and mazes of climate science

A nice night at the Bardwell Park Golf Club to launch the revised edition of a guide through the climate science debate by the Canberra academic and longtime student of climate-related matters Howard Brady. Fortified by a pie with mash … Continue reading

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Hewson – unsubsidised solar in SA?

Late in this discussion John Hewson replied to Nigel Lawson’s challenge to the viability of renewable energy without subsidies by claiming that he is involved in a zero subsidy solar development in SA. What is he talking about? And how … Continue reading

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This is the one that belongs to us

There was a time, maybe during the 1980s, that I took global warming as a hypothesis worth thinking about, but somewhere around then I concluded there was nothing in it and since then anyone who has taken it seriously has … Continue reading

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Why AGL supports reduced use of coal – follow the money

h/t zyconoclast It might come across as a little odd that AGL Energy, Australia’s largest owner of coal-fired power generation capacity, would propose the idea that government should look to progressively regulate old coal-fired power stations out of existence (Is … Continue reading

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We’ll never have Paris

This is Donald Trump’s doing. No one else would have had the strength of character and the will and determination. We know what the global elites think but what do the deplorables think? These are the top comments in the … Continue reading

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