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.
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'.
For the almost 10 million people who voted in the UN's own 'My World' poll 'Action on climate change' ranked dead last.
Politicians leading the City of Ottawa have fallen hook, line and sinker for climate alarmism and, as a consequence, Canada's national capital is on the verge of a deadly self-induced crisis.
Some advocates seem to think that producing hydrogen by electrolysis will make it cheaper than the present product 'grey hydrogen' made from natural gas. That looks improbable.
Many observers regard the purchases as an expensive stunt, that buys lots of acres for a low cost per acre (often under $100) but due to the large acreages, still cost tens of millions of dollars plus ongoing running costs.
Is this where the federal government should be placing its proposed above ground nuclear waste management facility?
Stacking of review panels with friendlies is routine procedure for Victoria's ALP government. Such approaches have a dual benefit.
The political choice now seems to be between Tweedledum and Tweedledee. Zero CO2 emissions, almost by definition, is an impossible target.
Science communication sells great stories, but science isn't about stories or messages or narratives.
It's no news that lightning (or people) can start fires. Whether or not they can develop into megafires depends upon the state of the landscape, not climate or weather.
Users should fund their own recharging centres and insurance, and all road users should contribute fairly to the costs of road building and maintenance.