Category Archives: Carbon Tax

A Tortured Monkey of the Media

John Cadogan has a popular YouTube channel called AutoExpertTV. In his latest contribution, he castigates Volkswagen for being just like Hitler and accuses them of torturing monkeys in gas chambers. While I agree that Volkswagen’s management culture since ca. 1990 … Continue reading

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Gratitude

We should be grateful. How the cost of light has fallen by a factor of 500,000 As the BBC recently pointed out, our prehistoric ancestors needed to gather and chop “wood 10 hours a day for six days… [in order … Continue reading

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119 Theses Against the IPCC

UN-IPCC Expert Reviewer Dr Vincent Gray published an article in 2013 that included his comments on the draft publications associated with the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report. Dr Gray wrote My comments on the final draft of the 4th WGI Report … Continue reading

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South Australia Relies on Satan’s Mercy

… to rely on the wind is to rely on Satan’s mercy! — in The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner (1843) Update 2016-09-30-09:30 below Update 2016-09-29-15:15 below All of South Australia (SA) was cast into chilling darkness after a storm … Continue reading

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The #dieselgate Crusade (Part 2)

Following on from an earlier blog post The US-EPA, politicians, presstitutes and activists pretending to be journalists regularly conflate different types of tailpipe emissions. They wouldn’t do it if they were trying to inform the public. Instead they only try … 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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Not Science. Not Engineering.

John Brignell at Numberwatch is not amused at the effluent from the University of Southampton, pretending to be a scientific/engineering paper in the journal Atmospheric Environment. The article titled “Direct carbon dioxide emissions from civil aircraft” (DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.06.042) by Matt … Continue reading

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Obama Announces That CO2 Causes Asthma And Heart Attacks, And Threatens National Security

Originally posted on Real Science:
The president believes that an additional 0.0001 mole fraction CO2 causes heart attacks. Apparently no one told him that people’s lungs already contain levels of CO2 hundreds of times higher than that. Barack Obama talked up the…

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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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50 to 1: The true cost of ‘action’ on climate change

A short while ago, I suggested that it was the last day to change the world; well the last day to contribute to a video project that’d make it clear that it’s by far more expensive to try to control … Continue reading

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