Witch-burning cure will be deadlier than the virus.

RJ SMITH Italian soldiers wait for coffins they took from the Bergamo area are unloaded at a cemetery near Milan in Northern Italy. Picture: AP 12:00AM APRIL 2, 2020 We are in the midst of the strangest event of our lives. Societies have shut down. Families and whole nations face financial ruin. Walking the streets … Continue reading Witch-burning cure will be deadlier than the virus.

Religion of Carbon, the devil is in the doctrine

I was greatly attracted by this article from grazier George King. It is very much in line with my thinking. photo: George King Published on March 13, 2020 George King Managing Director at The Whitney Pastoral Company Pty Ltd, "Coombing Park" Many people must be incredibly perplexed as to why the environmental discussion has abandoned real … Continue reading Religion of Carbon, the devil is in the doctrine

Europe’s anti-science plague descends on Africa

An alarming commentary from the "European Scientist". Beware cult like ideologies which deny mankind the benefits of modern science in medicine, energy and agriculture. By James Njoroge - 17.02.2020 European activists are putting lives at risk in East Africa, turning a plague of insects into a real prospect of widespread famine. The fast-breeding desert locust has invaded Kenya, Somalia and … Continue reading Europe’s anti-science plague descends on Africa

Global Warming-Honesty and Wisdom

Letter to the Editor The Australian                       18 Feb 2020 Sir What hope does business have in Australia when business leaders like those of the Business Council of Australia, coal miners BHP and  Anglo American and many others clamour for a net zero emissions by 2050 as the means to save this country from the perceived … Continue reading Global Warming-Honesty and Wisdom

A Letter To Angus Taylor and Matthais Cormann

Without a mandate, Liberals in name only (Linos) under Malcolm Turnbull, introduced legislation forcing Australian electricity retailers to purchase, at peak hour, only unreliable and expensive renewable electricity instead of cheap and reliable coal-fired electricity. The result is that we have gone from having the cheapest and most reliable electricity grid in the world to … Continue reading A Letter To Angus Taylor and Matthais Cormann

Climate Change-Chris Kenny Talks Sense as Usual

8th February-Weekend Australian The climate debate has turned hysterical and ugly; Scott Morrison must defeat this madness Climate politics in this country are so wacky that informed adults ought to scoff at them and move on. But with Labor, the Greens, much of the media and some Liberal moderates caught up in this nuttiness, Scott … Continue reading Climate Change-Chris Kenny Talks Sense as Usual

Australian Bushfires -Post Mortems

It is to be hoped that the inevitable post mortems-Royal Commission/government enquiries or whatever, will bring some appropriate balance to the polarised current debate and the lessons to be learnt for the future. The usual desire for a "silver bullet" single cause needs to be tempered with the recognition of the multiple factors which led … Continue reading Australian Bushfires -Post Mortems