Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

Maybe weather really is climate after all

Now updated with the above video from 1977. I fear we are looking at a breath of sanity in the midst of madness, but enjoy it while you can. Trump mocks global warming in tweet President Trump mocked the idea … Continue reading

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I think they think we’re idiots

From the great Canadian blog Small Dead Animals: Y2Kyoto: Blunder Down Under Let’s take a visit to clean, green Australia where they gave up coal… In Australia, peak summer is about to hit in a post-Hazelwood-electricity-grid. There’s a suite of committee reports … Continue reading

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David Bidstrup: “The madhouse effect”: how man-made global insanity threatens our future.

Looking at the behaviour of those who would lead us back to the dark ages in order to “save the planet”, the “science” of “global warming” and the insane policies put in place to achieve our salvation from “climate change … Continue reading

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Warning. Planet savers at work with the government

Jo Nova on the background to the disastrous Grenfell tower fire in London. The UK Dept of Energy and Climate Change wanted help to get insulation onto buildings to save the world in 2011, so it asked the people who … Continue reading

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Tell us what you really think Dr Crawford

Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP 18th October 2017 Minister for the Environment & Energy PO Box 6022 House of Representatives Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Minister Open letter re your Monty Pythonesque electricity plan I understand you have devised an ingenious … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott: Daring to Doubt

Here is the full text of his presentation which is extraordinary, especially when you think how almost unique his views are among political leaders. And as long as you may think this excerpt is, you really should go to the … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm on electricity politics

Democracy has an ugly virtue. It makes the problems of government our fault. Electricity prices are ridiculously high and there is a real prospect of blackouts each summer and winter for the foreseeable future. Politicians are to blame, but so … Continue reading

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Marian Tupy: How the Debate on Climate Change Is Cooling Down

In a previous column, I noted that the typical audience reaction to my talks about the improving state of the world is not joy and thankfulness for the progress that humanity is making in tackling age-old problems such as infant mortality, malnutrition, … Continue reading

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Mercury Mal vs Electricity Bill

Thinking aloud, who was the Minister who made light globes with mercury mandatory in Australia? Of course, our current PM. What is the latest on the costs and benefits of the different globes, in case it matters? Still it shows … Continue reading

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The most dangerous organisation in world history

Sent from my old public school mate in Silicon Valley with this note: Excerpt from the book “Who Rules the World” by Noam Chomsky. I found his comments to be accurate. I hope that you are able to make out … Continue reading

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