Tag Archives: science and technology

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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the miracle of sight …

These eye doctors perform miracles every day. The Fred Hollows Foundation needs your help. My Environmental Group donates monthly, a cause worth every cent. Dear Tom,My name is Ruth Hollows, and I’m one of Fred’s daughters. My twin sister Rosa … 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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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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“Greenpeace is dishonest” about ‘GM’ … EU Chief Scientist and others

Truth telling in Green organizations is not part of the agenda. Former leaders have now turned, and now report they cannot be trusted. Wow!: Quote of the day: can’t trust Greenpeace edition Stephen Tindale is a research fellow at the Centre … Continue reading

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new subsidized artificial reef installation …

Perth, in Western Australia, is the home of this new, heavily subsidized*, wave generator, soon to be artificial reef, as the second unit gets installed off Garden Island. Carnegie installs second CETO 5 unit at WA wave energy project By … Continue reading

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the windy calamity …

Speaking of ‘calamities’, Wind Power is often touted by the Green ‘set’ as the next generation renewable power to help solar replace coal and gas. A Senate inquiry is soon to be held to study the real cost of wind power. Here, … Continue reading

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warmer and better …

BoM have been telling us the seas are warmer than ever in the Indian Ocean and we’re all going to fry. The data says otherwise:  (12) Indian Ocean Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomalies (60S to 30N, 20E to 120E) Satellites … Continue reading

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water treatment breakthrough …

Water treatment of mining waste is a contentious topic the usual crowd like to use to stop mining will soon have one less item to worry about. Not that this will change minds: Mining industry set to benefit from innovative … Continue reading

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Gruberization … how low have university courses become

Yes, that low, ‘because stupid’. Gruber unleashed a storm when he called voters too stupid to understand. Dr Tim Ball describes the new disconnect: Gruber Thinking in Climate Science: Disconnect Between Academia And The Real World. Guest opinion: Dr. Tim … Continue reading

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