Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

New York Times report: Beijing joins climate fight…

…Building 700 new coal-fired power plants. No coal-fired power plants for Australia but 1600 worldwide. Over all, 1,600 coal plants are planned or under construction in 62 countries, according to Urgewald’s tally, which uses data from the Global Coal Plant … Continue reading

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Background on the Larsen C Ice Shelf

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Over the past few years I’ve led a team that has been studying this ice shelf and monitoring change. We spent … Continue reading

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The only one in step

Trump stands alone as 19 of the G20 leaders stick with Paris agreement on climate change and German Chancellor Merkel brands US decision to quit ‘regrettable’ US President Donald Trump found himself alone at the G20 summit over climate change, … Continue reading

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Hockey stick Mann in contempt of court?

It looks as though Michael Mann has spat the dummy, refusing to provide his data in court. Penn State climate scientist, Michael ‘hockey stick’ Mann commits contempt of court in the ‘climate science trial of the century.’ Prominent alarmist shockingly … Continue reading

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SA and US energy policy. Compare and contrast

Making the most of energy in the US. Maybe a bit of hyperbole but then maybe not. We’re here today to usher in a new American energy policy — one that unlocks million and millions of jobs and trillions of … Continue reading

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Climate Hustle film in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Tickets here. Melbourne July 12 tickets free. Brisbane July 15 tickets $15-20. Sydney July 18 tickets free. CFACT, along with its Australian partners, is hosting a showing of its new groundbreaking documentary, Climate Hustle, and you’re invited! Following each event, … Continue reading

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Henry, tell us what you really think about the Finkel Report

Chase up Henry Ergas in The Australian today. He seems to have a bee in his bonnet about something. At the same time, the report seems to assume, in stark contrast to reality, that the technology of coal-fired generation is … Continue reading

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See Climate Hustle and dine

With the Five Dock Climate Realists. July 18- Sydney Club Five Dock Doors open at 7:00 PM EVENT IS FREE, GET TICKETS HERE See the documentary, Climate Hustle, followed by a Q and A session with the director Craig Rucker … Continue reading

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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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