Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

The Barrier Reef is Rooned.

Don’t miss Jo Nova’s rejoinder to the call to make the next election a referendum on the GBR. This news will come as a shock to corals on the Great Barrier Reef which are obliviously living across a range of … Continue reading

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Laframboise exposes the IPCC

Prepare for a tsunami of alarmism from the IPCC, actually it has started already. This is a summary of Donna Laframboise’s devastating analysis of the governance of the IPCC. Donna Laframboise comes with a first-rate track record in human rights, … Continue reading

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Serious issues with global temperature data

Who would have thought? John McLean audited the HadCrut4 global data from 1850 onwards for his PhD thesis, and then continued it on afterwards till it was complete: “I was aghast to find that nothing was done to remove absurd … Continue reading

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Lets unite on affordable and reliable power

We are told that “Electricity Bill” Shorten has written to Scott Morrison calling for a bipartisan approach to immigration and cognate matters. The headline in The Weekend Australian reads Lets unite on migrants. What if we had PM who was … Continue reading

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Picking up a vote or two

Two facts. Nothing that Australia does about emissions will make a scrap of difference to the weather, even if CO2 was a significant driver of the beneficial warming we have enjoyed over the last two centuries. Second, injecting unreliable energy … Continue reading

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More warming worries

What does the IPCC have to say about the warming effect of windmills? The Harvard researchers found that the warming effect of wind turbines in the continental U.S. was actually larger than the effect of reduced emissions for the first … Continue reading

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We need to keep talking about Germany

An update on the debacle of unreliable energy in Germany. Germany’s Federal Audit Office has accused the government of a catastrophic mis-management of the green energy transition (Energiewende). The wastage of resources is “unprecedented”. Maybe we need to use the … Continue reading

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The death of coal

is fake news.

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The Safeguard Mechanism Rule planted by Turnbull and Hunt to inflate power prices

My colleague at the Five Dock Climate Realists has reminded me about a little-appreciated development that was put in train in 2016 with bipartisan support to replace the Carbon Tax. One of Minister Hunt’s first task in the new Cabinet … Continue reading

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EXTREME WEATHER IN BRITAIN 8,000 KILLED

In 1703. 6.00 Thursday in SE AUST, Wind and Other delivering 2.5% of pre-breakfast demand. BRITAIN IN 2018 The story in Britain. Unlike other Western nations, the UK has made legally binding commitments to decarbonisation as a result of the … Continue reading

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