Category Archives: Terrorism

Australia the runaway gold medallist for electricity grid destruction

A killer piece by Jo Nova on the ludicrous claims for the benefit of leading the world in unreliable energy. OK the grid will not literally be destroyed, indeed there will be an awful lot more of it but it … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a SE Australian energy consumer

Jo Nova has unpacked some implications of David Bidstrup’s analysis of the price spikes in Victoria and South Australia in the week before the blackouts in Melbourne last Friday. Not a pretty sight! Nearly a billion dollars in a day! … Continue reading

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Lomborg on getting our climate priorities straight

Some doubt about the value of sun and wind! Many policies focus on solving global warming by investing in solar and wind, but over the coming quarter-century, these technologies will contribute only marginally to the solution. Moreover, they are not … Continue reading

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Power prices surge in SA and Vic, the Weatherall and Andrews legacy

Lacking adequate coal-fired power the cost of electricity went through the roof yesterday in SA and Victoria. Entirely predictable. Even the AEMO saw it coming last year. What did they expect? Jo Nova reports on the spectacle. Prices are “off … Continue reading

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Christiana Figueres Liberty Quote

This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time, to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, … Continue reading

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A downside to the Great Society.

Liberty Quote In a civilized society it is indeed not so much the greater knowledge that the individual can acquire, as the greater benefit he receives from the knowledge posssessed by others, which is the cause of his ability to … Continue reading

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State and local government climate change initiatives

A project is under way to list the things that State and local governments are doing to waste money in the War on CO2. This is likely to be a large and depressing list as indicated by the South Australian … Continue reading

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Beat this for ignorance and moral vanity!

Out of the mouth of babes, as they say. Words fail.

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EPA in the US rolling back the Obama legacy

The Obama administration weaponised the Environmental Protection Agency in many ways in addition to the Clean Air Act to demonise CO2 and ozone, including a definition of waters that could conceivably cover a puddle or the wheel ruts of a … Continue reading

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Pink batts revisited

A quarter of rooftop solar installations could be deadly. Read the story from Jo Nova.

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