Energy-A Different Perspective

Shale Gas – Not Renewables – Has Been The Biggest Disruptor In Energy Markets Peter Tertzakian, Financial Post, 12 September 2018 The biggest and fastest energy transition in North America hasn’t been the addition of renewables, nor the pushing out of coal. It’s been the substitution of conventional natural gas with shale gas. And now … Continue reading Energy-A Different Perspective

Cotton Technology

This much maligned industry deserves better ........Cotton Australia reports that the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has produced a detailed case study on Australian cotton growers as part of its “Towards Climate Resilience Series” outlining how farmers are using different advanced techniques and efficiency measures to adapt to extreme weather conditions. This includes, for example, how … Continue reading Cotton Technology

Climate Change-All in One

The Globalism of Climate: How Faux Environmental Concern Hides Desire to Rule the World Barbara McKenzieUncategorized February 23, 2019 [Edit: it was in 1988, not 1986, that Hansen and Wirth sabotaged the air conditioning in a US Senate committee room in order to make their global warming point] The primary function of ‘global warming’ alarmism, aka as the … Continue reading Climate Change-All in One

A Basin Plan That Works For All

A Basin Plan That Works For All By Ron Pike Background: The incursion of the Federal Government into the State’s constitutional right to the management of rivers and their water; was the result of sensationalist and mostly false claims made during the millennium drought. Emotional sophistry replaced truth and reason as it was claimed that … Continue reading A Basin Plan That Works For All

Travel Log – Ashes to Ashes

Here we go again... Saturday 10th August, 2019 Riots in Hong Kong and a very deep atmospheric low over south-eastern Australia gave rise to more than the usual pre-departure concerns about this trip. The latter meant Sydney Airport’s strong westerly winds reduced runway availability to the single east-west strip and we were 90 minutes late … Continue reading Travel Log – Ashes to Ashes

Beware The Precautionary Principle

Sanjeev Sabhlok: Why The Precautionary Principle Is Bad Policy The Times of India, 23 July 2019 We have evolved as a species to be curious about scary things. Newspapers love to publish scary reports, which are like click-bait: they catch our attention. Health scares fascinate us the most. Environmental scares grab our interest, as well. … Continue reading Beware The Precautionary Principle