Category Archives: energy

weekend funny … ABC invokes religion

The ABC pumps up religious opinion on climate change and energy. The irony, it hasn’t hit them yet: 4 religious leaders explain why the coal industry is immoral – Opinion – ABC Environment… The coal industry needs to stop telling … Continue reading

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frakking magic … Green dismay

Frakking away, the Green’s dismay. They will still find fault, probably the colour of the oil or something, just because. Bishop Hill: Magic wands and the greens Feb 25, 2015 Energy: gas Greens I think it was Bryony Worthington who once … Continue reading

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busted and broken … solar power

In the not too distant future, expect to see solar panel carcases abandoned everywhere. Panels in Australia are dodgy, some broken after less than 12 months in some cases. Then one more big solar carcase to add to the dozens … Continue reading

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wind farms blowing cash, failing …

[…] Germany’s wind farms are failing to deliver much power. The country has more than 25,000 turbines with a rated capacity of nearly 40,000 megawatts. However, over the course of 2014 they delivered just 14.8 percent of their rated capacity … Continue reading

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the modern miracle of petroleum …

Back in the late 1800s, the horse-drawn carriage became a preferred mode of transportation in major cities. By 1890, the average New York citizen took 297 horse car rides per year. The 200,000 horses of New York deposited three to … Continue reading

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significant role of nitrogen …

Added Nitrogen to the forest floor accumulates more carbon in the soils. New research looks at the use of nitrogen in forests, in this long term study: Carbon Sequestration in Forest Soils: The Role of Added Nitrogen (17 February 2015) … Continue reading

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Obama’s Harvard bundler buddy, busted …

Chevron finally wins. Activists have been dogging the Company for years over it’s Ecuador operations, now it’s come back to bite, and hard. Financial backer of Chevron Shakedown abandons ship, settles in court Feb 17, 2015 6:01 PM by Jazz … Continue reading

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the real ‘environmentalism’ disaster … Lovelock “appalled”

The ‘Green’ environmental movement has switched sides. Green approval of damaging turbines and solar plants is just the start. Raptor harvest. Because wind farms tend to be built on uplands, where there are good thermals, they kill a disproportionate number of raptors. In … Continue reading

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failing science education …

It’s no wonder that ‘warmies’ have got the science of global warming wrong, they have morphed into ‘political science’, […] In addition, the University: * Has become a signatory to the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project), the … Continue reading

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vaccines, global warming and frakking … ‘the agenda’, faith and science

 […] Hydraulic fracturing is as safe as any other means of extracting fossil fuels. It creates hundreds of thousands of jobs. It provides cheaper energy for millions of Americans. It has less of an environmental impact than other processes. It … Continue reading

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