Succinct and exactly on mark at the inimitable Whaleoil.
I have kept a weekly check on metal prices for some years now – for a year Aluminium has been pretty much boring but has just jumped ~7% on the back of falling stocks. Interesting because of our aluminium smelters that will be a bit more able to cope with electricity prices now.
Starting with SW WA the iconic poster-child of the lavishly State-funded climate scaremongers – exactly wrong.
SE WA and West SA big fail.
Central WA 2 wet predictions – huge fail.
Far north wet prediction mostly an utter fail.
Central NT huge wet was predicted dry – fail again.
Cooktown region wet not predicted – fail again.
West Qld wet was predicted dry – huge fail again.
SE SA and west Vic another fail.
Tas got its rain the wrong way around!!! Fail again.
First the prediction.
Then rain in July.
For large maps Outlook – July rain % – BoM Outlooks – make rain maps
A reader in Bunbury put me on to this article by John Barrington “State needs long-term vision for agriculture” published in The West Australian (but apparently not on the www). If anybody can find a link please pass on. The chart of WA wheat production history is mine –
I thought I had better point out that something is going right in WA agriculture. To read article click Continue reading Western Australia needs long-term vision for agriculture
Sign petition EN0264 by John McLean – Australia to follow the lead of the USA and immediately withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement – come on it is easy to do takes a minute or two only requires your name & email – have your say – be counted.
Just saw this on Stuff – First-of-its-kind case as student takes Government to court over climate change 23 Jun 2017 – can any Kiwis translate? BP says NZ emissions are 35.2 million t CO2 compared to World 33,432 million t – which I make 0.1053% I doubt if anything the NZ Govt. could do would affect climate. I wonder who is financing the case – is there a risk over costs? Will Govt. run dead?
From Canada – Resolute Forest Products sues Greenpeace 31 May 2017
Resolute Forest Products Inc filed a racketeering lawsuit against Greenpeace and some of its associates for its campaign criticizing the company’s forestry practices.
From BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 – but not falling in Australia?? – what a truly bungled and mismanaged sucker country we have become.
Australian gas prices from Finkel review