Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

Record low wind day

High fives among the wind warriors on the weekend, especially in SA where in the middle of the day they achieved record penetration of unreliable energy from the sun and the wind. Not so good today, at lunchtime the wind … Continue reading

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Will the Chinese pull the football away again?

President Xi Jinping recently told the UN General Assembly that China will aim for carbon neutrality by 2060 (how many of us will be alive then?) following the 2015 Paris pledge to hit peak emissions by 2030. Do we believe … Continue reading

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Hitching up to the Titanic

TAFKAS has long lamented that Australia’s media and thinktank (USSC) coverage of the US election is lacking any discussion or analysis of what the US election means, you know, for Australia. What might a second Trump administration mean and what … Continue reading

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Lets get serious about free speech again

Jo Nova reports on the latest campus atrocity that happened in Canberra. That make sense! Professor Ross McCleod was ordered at the Australian National University (ANU) by higher authority – Professor Paul Burke – to withdraw my ACDE (Arnt-Corden) seminar … Continue reading

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Climate Change: The Facts 2020

The long-anticipated Climate Change: The Facts 2020 will launch this week. The collection is edited by Jennifer Marohassy who you saw last week swimming around the Reef. I would like to thank John Roskam at the Institute of Public Affairs … Continue reading

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Joy for the unreliable energy boosters – but wait!

This is shaping up as a record day for solar and wind production compared with coal, aided by the lower level of demand on the weekend. Black coal is possibly at the lowest level ever at 7.2GW and brown coal … Continue reading

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OMG the reef is dying!

Jen Marohasy went hunting for bleached coral: What is the true state of the Great Barrier Reef? … In January 2020, Emmy Award winning cameraman Clint Hempsall, and IPA Senior Fellow Jennifer Marohasy decided to find out. They spent a … Continue reading

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The new religion of fear. It is all about submission

My three biggest fears? Trump, coronovirus and the climate.

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David Bidstrup guest post. Two green days

This post follows from my post of a couple of days ago. The object is to see how much more solar and wind capacity would have been required to meet the peak demand on January 18 and 19 2018 without … Continue reading

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Facebook bans green groups!?

You couldn’t make it up.  Enjoy it while it lasts! How long will it take to fix the malfunction in the algorithm? The suspensions came just a few days after the social media giant said it was launching a “climate … Continue reading

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