Category Archives: Resources

the ocean floor off Cable Beach … exposed

Following on from the latest series on the mud reef off Cable beach, Broome, this article has appeared discussing the qualities of Ocean water, salinity and pH. One of the best descriptions of the processes involved you are ever likely … Continue reading

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ploughing through the ice …

The Aurora Australis is returning to Davis base to pick up a sick expeditioner, ramming through thick pack ice and -15C freezing conditions: As we continued through the heavier pack ice into lighter stuff the crew began the task of … Continue reading

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the biggest ever, set for the Kimberley Gas field near Browse island …

The Browse Basin off Broome is the destination for this lump of floating steel: Take the Empire State Building, lay it on the ground and add another 150 feet. Then put it out to sea. That’s essentially what Shell did … Continue reading

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project Savannah …

Rapid progress toward implementing a Savannah enrichment program on indigenous outstations is keeping me away from the computer for long periods. A good thing, I think. Producing thousands tens of thousands of trees, helpful to indigenous incomes and culture, is … Continue reading

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an environmental catastrophe … decarbonization

Well, that’s what the ‘Green Blob’ says about frakking, while ignoring the devastation of poor quality turbines and solar panels, and especially, the terrible mess that processing the metals needed for alternative energy. The footprint that turns them nasty: IGas … Continue reading

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rolling back the Green-scam …

With fingers burnt, pockets holed, and wallets lightened, the renewable energy boondoggles unravel: Renewable energy’s fraudulent boondoggle starts to unravel Posted on 2:58 pm, March 6, 2015 by Alan Moran It seemed a good idea at the time.  Renewable energy … Continue reading

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investing in Australian rocks …

Western Australian currency. Gold coins, diamond encrusted, for sale at the Perth Mint: The West Australian – thewest.com.au   The Perth Mint says demand is strong for its limited edition two ounce (56 gram) coin which features a handset Argyle … 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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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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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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