Electricity prices fell for forty years in Australia, then renewables came…Electricity prices declined for forty years. Obviously that had to stop.Here’s is the last 65 years of Australian electricity prices — indexed and adjusted for inflation. During the coal boom, Australian electricity prices declined decade after decade. As renewables and national energy bureaucracies grew, so … Continue reading Electricity prices fell for forty years in Australia, then renewables came…
Month: February 2018
The Darling River-Letter to the Australian (unpublished)
Your headline "When the river runs dry, cry for the future" (The Weekend Australian-February 17-18),could have more positively read "When the river runs dry, pray for rain!" If there had been no upstream irrigation extractions when river heights allowed, the lack of subsequent rain in the massive Darling catchment would still result in the absence … Continue reading The Darling River-Letter to the Australian (unpublished)
Murray Darling Plan-Disallowance Motion-Leyonhjelm Spot-On.
Hansard 13.02.18Senator LEYONHJELM: I'm tempted to vote in favour of this disallowance. What holds me back is that I'm not sure if New South Wales and Victoria would, in fact, stand by their decision to walk away from the plan. But I wouldn't be too upset if they were to walk away from the plan, … Continue reading Murray Darling Plan-Disallowance Motion-Leyonhjelm Spot-On.
Opinion BRET STEPHENSApocalypse NotImageNorman Borlaug, the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.CreditMicheline Pelletier/Sygma, via Getty ImagesImageBret StephensBy Bret StephensFeb. 8, 2018In 1919, the director of the U.S. Bureau of Mines offered a dire warning for the future. “Within the next two to five years the oil fields of this country will reach their maximum production, and from … Continue reading Cheer Up!
Climate Change-Putting it in Perspective
A Climate Of Crisis: America In The Age Of EnvironmentalismHistory News Network, 4 February 2018“Denier!” It has become the epithet of choice among climate change activists to malign those who dissent from the prevailing consensus [says] Patrick Allitt, author of A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism. The term, inherently political, is almost exclusively … Continue reading Climate Change-Putting it in Perspective