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CO2 may be responsible for more destructive forest fires

February 15, 2019 - 17:12 -- Admin

Queensland was hit by forest fires, and the Queensland Premier was at it, blaming climate change (and the Australian government): “If you want to know what caused those conditions, I’ll give you an answer – it’s called climate change,” the Queensland premier told reporters. “It is only the LNP who could watch Queensland burn and […]

So how cheap is renewable energy?

March 4, 2018 - 11:38 -- Admin

This table from Peter Rees is an interesting analysis of proposed power plants for South Australia. At a time when zealots are claiming that so-called renewables (wind and solar) are cheaper than alternatives, the reality of building costs says otherwise. The notes and commentary are Peter’s as well. The three renewable projects will produce a […]

This is what you get when you dump rubbish in an old mine

August 8, 2017 - 13:22 -- Admin

Four Corners has struck again with another non-story that has panicked the political establishment. Queensland doesn’t have a waste levy. This means it is cheaper to dump in Queensland than elsewhere, creating a business opportunity for waste disposal companies who operate in New South Wales. Not surprisingly some of them have secured properly zoned dump […]

Corporatisation of political parties

May 17, 2017 - 09:15 -- Admin

Hillary Clinton has just started a new movement called Onwards Together to “resist” Donald Trump. It is similar to her campaign slogan “Stronger Together”, but if you translated it into French you would probably call it something like “En Marche”, which is the name of Emmanuel Macron’s new political party. In turn Macron’s party name […]