Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

Marching for science?

Hurry to reserve a good place! Please contact us ([email protected]) if you would like to reserve a place at the front for clear viewing. Send in the clowns! A nice commentary by Roger Franklin. Raining on the parade, a gory … Continue reading

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We’re crazy and we vote

If you are interested in Australia’s energy future you can see it here in my home province of old: Ontario manufacturers eye greener pastures stateside as hydro rates go through the roof. “The government treats us like bourgeois sweatshop operators … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Roy E Waleed Aly misses the bus on declaring the death of coal

Waleed Aly’s business card still reads ‘jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none’, despite recent embarrassing incidents.  His self-appointed expertise on pretty much anything and his self-righteous attitude on everything makes him the poster boy of the left, however some of his recent comments question how … Continue reading

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Review of rising sea levels around the world

Not very alarming. The bottom line Where the ground is stable, typical change appears to be a rise of 1- to 2-mm/y. Rates above 3 mm/y seem to have a substantial component of natural and/or anthropogenic subsidence. Rates above 10 … Continue reading

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Jo Nova on the sabotage of the SA power system

Spend 30 Mil to save a Billion? No thanks, not green enough. The SA blackout cost around half a billion, and building a new gas plant (with a $170b in green bribes) adds another half. It’s now emerged that Alinta … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Global warming and climate change policy | 26 Comments

Extreme Cyclone Carbon Theory Refuses to Die

Given the rarity of cyclones these days, a Category 4 system was all it took for Climate Church Junior Wizard, Adam Bandt, to come rushing out with this hyperbolic untruth: “Building a new coal fired power station now is like knowing cigarettes cause … Continue reading

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“We’re not spending money on that anymore”

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Regime uncertainty and the cost of power

A blast from the past. Interesting in the context of the gigantic outlays that are about to be sunk into expensive and unreliable renewable energy to make up for a shortage of cheap coal-fired power. Sinc writing in 2012 on … Continue reading

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Freezing in the dark

This from SBS just last night: Warnings Australia at risk of gas and electricity shortages. There you may read at the end: As the political debate over energy continues, the peak body representing the country’s biggest energy providers says changing … Continue reading

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Energy illiteracy a subset of economic illiteracy

And it’s not just energy illiteracy, fewer and fewer any longer know much of anything about how products come into existence and then find their way to buyers. I’ve just had my first class of the semester which I always … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Global warming and climate change policy | 28 Comments