Month: August 2017

Australians forced to pay $60b for expensive “green” electricity

The Australian calculates the total bill will be in the order of $60b for green electricity.

Read it all (if you can), then write to your MP and Senator. Ask why — if they are serious about helping reduce CO2 — we don’t have a USC coal plant like so many other countries, and why we don’t have nuclear power. Then ask why, if they are concerned about the poor, about health, about education, we are wasting $60b dollars to change the weather in 2100 that we could be spending on these critical areas right now?

Taxpayers hit with a $60bn power bill

The Australian,  Adam Creighton

Taxpayers will have paid more than $60 billion through federal renewable energy subsidies by 2030, about twice what the crumbling car industry received over 15 years and enough to build about 10 large nuclear reactors.

The government’s large and small-scale renewable energy ­targets, which will compel energy retailers to buy 33 terawatt hours of wind, solar and hydro energy by 2030, will deliver about $45bn of subsidies to renewable energy producers over 20 years, according to analysis by The Australian.

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August 31, 2017 at 11:28PM

Invest with Greens or Sinners?

By Mary Brown, I was sipping a soy latte after doing yoga on my recent eco-vacation and I started pondering a question: With the world turning “green”, wouldn’t it make sense to invest in green energy and divest from those evil, sinful companies? I gave it some serious thought and when I got home and,…

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August 31, 2017 at 09:28PM

Who’s Number 1? The Race To Be The World’s Highest Emitter

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017

A companion piece to an earlier post:

India – The Next Greenhouse Gas Emissions Giant

There is so much written in the media about the efforts of the wealthier countries in the world like … Continue reading

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August 31, 2017 at 09:28PM

L A Times dishonest, deceptive and flawed claim that Hurricane Harvey is linked to man made climate change

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The L A Times published yet another of its climate alarmist campaign articles unsupported by scientific data attempting to politicalize Hurricane Harvey as being connected to man made climate change. This article is just another of the papers flawed attempts to falsely portray the occurrence of natural climate and weather…

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August 31, 2017 at 06:27PM