Chart data from – BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2013 On the day the Australian Climate Authority puts out a load of twaddle it is useful to remind ourselves of the facts of where Australia stands in the global carbon dioxide emissions stakes. The new Australian Federal Govt is itching to sack this GreenLabor [...]
The ABC commentary is here – Key points Agencies not prepared for a major emergency Confusion between police and fire service about who was in charge Fire service failed to act on computer simulations predicting Dunalley could be devastated by the Forcett fire Road closures could have been handled better Lives probably put at risk [...]
That is the preferred title for the blog article by Tony from Oz. Where he points out how the EPA is making new coal fired electricity generation next to impossible in the USA; while setting the emissions bar just at the level that permits gas fired generation.
There must have been a $Billion or more sunk over a decade into the quest for an economic geothermal electricity project in Australia. The aim has always been for projects on a scale that could contribute to the grid and retire some baseload coal fired generators. Last month I wrote about pioneer hot rocks driller [...]
I just about choked on my morning drinking choc on seeing this headline by Tristan Edis from the Business Spectator KGB – in my email inbox on Friday 4 Oct 2013. Full article. Is there a parallel universe out in media-land? The renewables “industry” has had multi-$Billions thrown at it – for what result – [...]
In view of Professor Tim Flannery’s services being no longer required by the new Federal Govt – I was curious to have a look at the history of Geodynamics Ltd GDY – a green energy company that the good Prof was invested in. GDY floated in late 2002 with a market capitalisation of under $20 [...]
In January 2011 I checked out the sharemarket performance of seven ‘green’ companies on the ASX. Their performance had not been very good. GEODYNAMICS LIMITED GDY GREEN INVEST LIMITED GNV GREEN ROCK ENERGY LIMITED GRK GREENCAP LIMITED GCG GREENEARTH ENERGY LIMITED GER GREENPOWER ENERGY LIMITED GPP CARBON CONSCIOUS LIMITED CCF A year later I checked [...]
I am putting this up in the hope people will send in links to articles which will hopefully explain the economic effects of the C Tax and now these planned huge changes.
As a starter Wattsupwiththat carries this article – Australia’s carbon tax – an expensive sop to the Greens? I am curious to find [...]
Just told about this site – Vote No to Canberra’s power grab. Easy to get involved & have your say count. Disgraceful that taxpayers are funding the Yes vote to the tune of $21 million but zero funding for the No vote. The $21 million is planned to be made up of about equal amounts [...]