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Inconvenient truths are rife here. Energy, from any source, fuels every bit of supply. Neither energy nor supply are 'free'.
by Geoff Carmody - 10/08/2022 - 9 comments
Anyone who cares to read that record will see that recurring Ice Ages, not global warming, pose the greatest threat to life on Earth.
by Viv Forbes - 27/07/2022 - 6 comments
Are renewables the cheapest power? Only when available? How about 24/7? What's the evidence?
by Geoff Carmody - 14/07/2022 - 19 comments
When you combine politics with land use, you get bad outcomes. I have seen this in forests during my professional career as a forester. Moreover, the problems seem to amplify when governments throw taxpayer funds at academics.
by Robert Onfray - 5/07/2022 - 8 comments
Australia can learn disaster preparation lessons and mitigation measures from the Netherlands and the United States
by Edward Blakely - 1/07/2022 - 13 comments
The immediate Australian focus is reliability and price of energy. The political focus on reducing GHGs should highlight the net cost of reducing Australian emissions, too. It hasn't. Why?
by Geoff Carmody - 29/06/2022 - 26 comments
Stern concluded that Climate Change is 'The biggest market failure the world has ever seen'.This failure could be removed by a simplified form of 'ecological' money.
by Shann Turnbull - 22/06/2022 - 8 comments
Europeans can pretend to run a modern society with intermittent energy from windmills and sunbeams because they have life-lines.
by Viv Forbes - 17/06/2022 - 41 comments
The federal election heralded a seismic shift in Australian politics and provided a much needed ray of hope for the clear majority of Australians.
by Jono La Nauze - 9/06/2022 - 17 comments
Savannah was capable of circling the earth 14 times at 20 knots without refuelling. Nowadays a similar 14,000kW of installed power would cost around US$49 million in just fuel alone.
by Stuart Ballantyne - 10/05/2022 - 8 comments
The communique of COP26 was, according to the Queensland Senator, a 'green light' for Australia to keep digging and 'supply the world with more coal because that's what brings people out of poverty'.
by Binoy Kampmark - 29/04/2022 - 25 comments
For the almost 10 million people who voted in the UN's own 'My World' poll 'Action on climate change' ranked dead last.
by Tom Harris - 27/04/2022 - 11 comments


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