Category Archives: Rafe

The return of Rafe’s Roundup

Rafe’s Roundup in the old format became fairly time consuming and I didn’t get the sense that it was getting enough readership to justify the effort. So this is a sawn-off version to provide a one-stop shop for people to … Continue reading

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ANZACs versus climate change

H/t CL on the open thread. Too good to hide! I could imagine NZ taking on climate chance but I am disappointed that our defence forces are in it too! Facing a potential future of mass climate migration, water and … Continue reading

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Christmas books

Books for Christmas. Light and not so light reading for young and old. My Amazon books and Others. On the Amazon shelves we have guides to assorted books by Karl Popper, essays on Hayek and a collection of Australiana with … Continue reading

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Some things about migrants

that you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. From the Centre for Independent Studies. Read all about it. Some of the key findings are: A majority (54.85%) of migrants live in postcodes with a median Household Income (HIND) … Continue reading

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A hint of trouble in the Green paradise

Jo Nova has flagged the possible that some people in the Green power industry are not brain dead and they have started to realise that it is not going to work. That is not something they can afford to say … Continue reading

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With the Menzies crowd and Brendan O’Neill in the Bordello Room, Kings X Hotel

A stirring address this evening by the editor of Spiked and a leader in the push-back against political correctness in all forms. The most unlikely venue you could imagine but full marks to the Menzies Research Centre for doing something … Continue reading

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French protesters 1 Macron 0

Read all about it.

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Progressing towards Green energy in Germany

Something to be learned here! According to Federal Audit Office data, the Energiewende has cost around 34 billion euros in 2017 alone. In addition to the federal government’s expenditure of almost 8 billion euros, this also includes the burdens on … Continue reading

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How the wind comes and goes

A nice day to demonstrate how the wind comes and goes. We have about 5GW of installed capacity at present with a lot more on the way, hard to say how much but it could be as much as 20GW … Continue reading

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The big money game driving alarmism and wind power

The Friends of Science organization in Canada has published an outstanding critique of the latest IPCC Special Report SR15. There is a particularly important section on the big money players who have taken over from Big Oil in the role … Continue reading

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