JOHN CARROLLThe success of Australia as a flourishing, dynamic and prosperous democracy has had social cohesion as one of its backstays. Signs are that this fruitful cohesion may be coming under hazardous pressure, pressure that began in the Covid years and is being exacerbated by a dissociation between the political class and the needs of … Continue reading THE TRIUMPH OF IDEOLOGY
CLAIRE LEHMANN In Canberra on Friday, a delegation of engineers will propose a plan B for Australian energy policy in light of growing concerns that our current trajectory will harm Australia’s geopolitical security and economic growth. This delegation of engineers is being led by clean-energy expert Adi Paterson, a South African- Australian scientist who has … Continue reading Modern nuclear technology offers ideology free- Plan B.
David Boyd Uncategorized May 29, 2021 2 Minutes An Active Life In an email to a friend yesterday I wrote the following- “I am physically fine, but the need to search for the desired word is mentally frustrating. A close friend who was told by one medico that she had Alzheimer’s and has hugely improved when another said … Continue reading An Active Life
by IAN PLIMER – I DON’T have opinions. I have facts. They are repeatable and validated. Fact #1: No one has ever proven that human emissions of carbon dioxide drive global warming. For more than two decades I have been asking scientists for this proof. If proven, it would also have to be shown that natural carbon dioxide … Continue reading Climate Emergency?-‘It’s a Lie!’
NICK CATER You don’t have to be a climate sceptic to conclude that the government’s energy policy is bonkers. You just have to listen to the Energy Minister’s words. Last week, Chris Bowen outlined the challenge of meeting Labor’s 2030 emissions reduction target to a conference in Sydney. Reducing emissions by 43 per cent will … Continue reading Bowen betting our economic future on renewable delusion
ADAM CREIGHTON11:00PM OCTOBER 12, 2022The best and perhaps only way to undermine Russia’s war machine in the long term is for the US and Europe to junk their unrealistic and failing quest to eradicate fossil fuels from their energy supply and instead flood the world with hydrocarbons. It is political heresy to say it, but … Continue reading Hit Putin where it’ll hurt by turning the tables on energy.
An extract from my yet to be published memoirs. "In March 2000, when we learnt the Queen was going to Bourke, I said to my wife Gail I didn’t think we should intrude on what was the big event for Bourke locals-we were Sydneysiders. She said “Well you can please yourself. But Bourke is my … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II and Bourke
ANOTHER QUOTE OF NOTE: From Whitehaven Coal boss Paul Flynn, who is riding high on astronomical coal prices, and worried our emissions reduction targets are out of step with the reality of delivery. “Wind and solar don’t provide reliable power. It is the definition of all care and no responsibility in the energy sector. You take … Continue reading Now Here’s Some Common Sense
I agree with every word of this! I am reminded of the old saying-You can fool some of the people all the time,and all of the people some of the time. But, you can't fool all the people all the time. CHRIS KENNY-06.08.2022-The Weekend Australian For a moment there, one of the teals could have … Continue reading RIDICULOUS – AND TERRIFYING
I love where I live. If you drive up (north) the Pacific Highway from the Sydney CBD, the road and the railway run almost in parallel, sticking to the ridge. It reminds me, on a somewhat smaller scale, that the first settlers took twenty-five years to find their way over the Blue Mountains. They expressed … Continue reading The Place Where I Live