Australia's ALP/Green government and their media mates are using subsidies, taxes and propaganda in a suicidal attempt to move the whole country to 82% 'renewable' energy.
Thousands of school students took part in a climate action strike under the guise of 'A sick day for a sick planet'.
'There is no climate emergency. Therefore, there is no cause for panic and alarm.'
The Liberal Party's energy policies lack clarity, making them ill-suited to take to the next federal election (due by mid-2025).
In summary Australia is using a defective performance measure in its clean energy policy that completely ignores the total picture for eliminating fossil fuels by means of clean electricity.
Armies need manpower, weapons, ammunition, vehicles, tanks, planes, ships, fuel and lubricants.
The problem is the underlying assumption of the LCOE calculus – so obvious that it was never stated – was that any given power plant would run when needed and not run when not needed.
Geologists understand that, even with a 50% rise in CO2 since 1880, today's level of the gas is very low in comparison with most of the geologic record.
Of the 2,750 GL a year, SA is guaranteed a minimum of 1,850. This is a lot more than it needs: according to the SA EPA, SA’s total water consumption is just 1,000 GL per year.
Captivated by the UN climate emergency, our smug ruling classes happily endorse Albanese’s regressive population-housing emergency.
There is a growing concern that resources are being diverted away from equally pressing challenges, based on expectations that may be overly optimistic and detached from the arduous path of reversing climate change.
Net Zero Australia predicts capital costs for the renewable transition will be $9 trillion by 2050, and $1.5 trillion by the end of the decade.