Category Archives: Nuclear

Czechia and Poland Give Germany the Shifts

Tallbloke reports Germany’s renewables revolution destabilises neighbours’ electrical grid  This has been going on for a while but is probably getting worse. The Poles and Czechs are now setting their phase-shifters to ‘stun’. 😉 H/T GWPF Germany’s excess power spills … Continue reading

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A Winter of Discontent

Deutsche Welle has an article that asks What happens with German renewables in the dead of winter? I note that the article avoids including graphics from Agora-Energiewende that illustrate the folly of the Energiewende; but DW includes the absurd declaration … Continue reading

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When All Fails, Declare Success

In Europe; they’re already declared success in meeting their 2020 emissions targets last year. With respect to the objectives set by the EU 20-20-20 strategy, nine Member states have already reached the level required to meet their national renewable energy … Continue reading

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Open Letter to an Alarmist Shill

Graham Woods writes an Open Letter to an Alarmist Shill in Quadrant. The fact that the mean global temperature has risen during the last 100 years says nothing about what it was doing before then, and says nothing at all … Continue reading

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Green Mythology and the High Price of European Electricity

Euan Mearns writes at Energy Matters The price of residential electricity in the EU is correlated with the level of renewable energy installed on a per capita basis. The data shows that more renewables leads to higher electricity bills. The … Continue reading

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Masdar City: A Zero Carbon, Zero Waste Myth

Republished without permission from CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 102, NO. 1, 10 JANUARY 2012 Not only in popular media but also on serious scientific fora1–3 the up-and-coming ‘Masdar City’ near Abu Dhabi is being projected as a ‘carbon neutral, zero waste’ … Continue reading

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Nuke Kwinana

Despite the freshly branded name, Kwinana remains at heart, a town in Western Australia, still hosting some of its surviving heavy industries as well as still-verdant residential area, home to the employed, formerly employed and “aspirants”. Many of the employed … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

There are attempts to pull the wool over the public’s eyes regarding the “success” of Germany’s Energiewende. Some loudly proclaiming nonsense that leads others to believe that “Germany gets most of its electricity from wind and solar power”. Here is … Continue reading

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Helping people who have fallen into a “climate panic”

(Adapted from Realizing my own discriminatory feelings was the moment of awakening) I feel that “climate panic” has a similar system of reliance to that of cults. In the world of those who have fallen into a panic, there are … Continue reading

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A Scientist Speaks in Parliament

Some may not be aware that Australia has a scientist (with expertise in the physical sciences) sitting as a Member of Parliament. But even though he’s with the parliamentary majority party, he is in a minority of one as a … Continue reading

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