Australia Facing a Brick Wall of Blackouts By Jerry Ellis and Sir Rod Carnegie

20 February 2019,

The Chairman of the Saltbush Club, Mr Jerry Ellis, today warned that Australia needs more reliable baseload power.“With the population and the economy growing, but with electricity availability and reliability in decline, we are racing headlong into a brick wall of blackouts. “Recession and disruption will probably follow, bringing to mind those memorable 1990 words of Paul Keating: ‘This is the recession we had to have’. Except in this case the recession will be self-inflicted. “Much of my working life was in the steel industry in the 1970s and 1980s. It operated 24x7, with large numbers of electric motors requiring a continuous supply of low-cost electrical power. Un-planned interruptions were rare, but when they occurred they were very costly. “Now we face the prospect of planned and unplanned loss of power due to the rundown of base-load power capacity. It must be a nightmare for today’s steelmakers and aluminium refineries facing this growing crisis. “It is essential that Australia rebalances economic imperatives against populist ideas regarding the release of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. “A strong Australian economy is crucial to Australia’s welfare and will also make a valuable contribution to world prosperity. “Australia produces a tiny proportion of the world’s carbon dioxide. Even total closure of our industry would have no detectable impact on carbon dioxide emissions or global climate. “We urgently need new supplies of reliable energy from coal, gas, hydro or nuclear.” Jerry Ellis was supported by Sir Rod Carnegie, former Managing Director, CEO and Chairman of CRA (Rio Tinto) who said: “It is essential that Australia regains its reputation for cheap reliable electricity or we will lose our manufacturing and refining industries, returning only to our backbone industries of agriculture and mining”.

Dealing with Psycho-Political Warfare Stress; Forest Bathing By Mrs Vera West

     Having one’s race, place and nation subjected to passive genocide, can be stressful for the few remaining individuals who are not brain dead. So, what can be done for the individual to mentally survive? The Japanese have an answer, and it is known as “forest bathing,” and it can be done without getting wet:  https://blueheronhealthnews.com/site/2019/01/12/forest-bathing-cures-high-blood-pressure-and-other-diseases-2/?tt=newsletter

“Forest therapy refers to the practice of walking in a forest and soaking up the atmosphere, smelling the trees and air, looking at the flowers, listening to the streams and the wind through the trees, noticing the individual bird species, feeling the leaves and roots under your feet, and so forth. The Japanese call this forest bathing, not because you swim in a forest stream, but because you immerse yourself in nature. Aside from being a pleasant pastime, many studies are now concluding that it might be a useful medical therapy for a wide range of conditions. Some Japanese doctors even prescribe it as an adjunct treatment for diseases, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Since stress contributes to so many diseases, one of the most frequently studied effects of forest therapy is its effects on stress reduction. For example, Japanese researchers published a study in the journal Public Health in 2007 that investigated the psychological effects of this therapy. They surveyed 498 volunteers twice on the forest-walking day and twice on the control day, during which they did not visit the forest. They concluded that forest walking reduced stress; the higher the stress levels, the larger the reduction.”

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Weird Sounds of the Apocalypse By Charles Taylor

     I frequently get waken by very weird sounds, and I am not the only one. I am based in Florida, but friends all over the States hear the same, sounds like booms, gun fire, shells exploding. Has the civil war begun already, but nobody bothered to send me a memo?  http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/apocalyptic-sounds-in-the-sky-no-explanation-for-mystery-booms-and-mysterious-flashes-of-light-all-across-america_02112019   https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8378268/booming-sounds-shake-houses-america-experts-baffled/

“MYSTERY booming sounds have been shaking houses and terrifying residents after "flashes of light" were spotted across America. Experts have been left baffled by a spate of seismic booms from Arizona to New York that appear to have gathered pace over the past week. The string of phenomena was first reported last Thursday morning when locals in three separate Tennessee counties reported hearing loud booming noises. On the same day, North Carolinians contacted police reporting unexplained loud blasts and booms that kept them awake at night. Two homeowners said the booms were so powerful that they briefly lost power as a result of the tremors, Mysterious Universe reported. Mary Buck told The Sun Online: “There was a loud boom heard in Gum Spring, Virginia, on Wednesday February 7 around 7pm. “My neighbours and I heard it. We live close to interstate 64 so we just assumed something happened but there were no reported incidents. “It sounded like an explosion. Could be related to other ‘mysterious boom’ noises reported?” Similarly unexplained explosions have been reported happening in isolation over the past years, but rarely with this frequency. On Saturday, loud bangs were reported in Rhode Island, where Jeremy Braza's doorbell captured a video and audio of a loud noise over a three-minute period.”

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Greenie Pests By Viv Forbes

The Greenie pests are having a dream run. First Greenie Climatists destroyed reliable coal-fired power stations, trying to replace them with intermittent wind-solar toys and a giant $90M battery. Then a Greenie PM donated $444M to a Greenie group to discourage industry near the Great Barrier Reef. Then drought helped Greenie water-wasters to kill rural industries from Townsville to Broken Hill. Then floods in the wild rivers of the north devastated much of what was left. Decades of Greenie opposition to new dams made both drought and flood disasters worse. Then Greenie mismanagement of parks, forests and grasslands helped fuel even more destructive bush fires. And recently a Judge used Greenie propaganda to kill a new coal mine in NSW, and a Greenie academic used a finchy story to add to the ten year delay to the Adani Coal Mine. Now the lights are going out and jobs are disappearing. The looming elections provide an opportunity to get rid of this plague of Greenie pests.

Austrasia Needs More Polar Bears! By Brian Simpson

     Who loves Polar Bears? I do! It is great news that 52 polar bears have decided to raid the copious amounts of rubbish produced by a Russian town, rather than starving to death:  https://www.livescience.com/64741-polar-bears-are-taking-back-russia.html?utm_source=notification

“Fifty-two hungry polar bears have occupied Guba, a work settlement in a remote Russian Arctic archipelago. The animals reportedly attacked locals, ransacked garbage dumps and barged into residential buildings, according to a government statement translated from Russian and released this weekend. The massive invasion of polar bears prompted regional officials to declare a state of emergency on Saturday (Feb. 9). "People are scared, afraid to leave the house … afraid to let their children go to school," Zhigansha Musin, a local school administrator, said in the statement. "Constantly in the village are from six to 10 polar bears." Belushya Guba is a settlement of about 2,000 people in Russia's remote Novaya Zemlya archipelago, which is best known for its spooky plankton blooms and apocalyptic nuclear bomb tests. It's not uncommon to see polar bears near the area's southern coasts, where they regularly converge in winter for seasonal seal hunts, according to Russia's state-run news site TASS. However, thinning sea ice caused by global warming likely drove the bears inland in search of more readily available meals, researchers from Moscow's A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, a branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told TASS. The allure of edible waste in Belushya Guba's garbage bins and dump sites likely stopped the bears from migrating farther north, the researchers said.”

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Green Socialism, A Global Death Cult By James Reed

     It seems that the normies, the good people out there who were once interested in nationalism, have been spooked by recent turns of events, and are now too scared to even switch on the internet, and look at once viewed sites, under the bed covers! This seems to be true for American sites, where we drag a lot of news from, because, frankly, reporting each day from just the local scene is impossible. However, the Left have no such dysfunction problems, and are charging ahead into new areas of peak degeneracy, except for France, which Richard is covering in another article. This all smacks of end times stuff, and the great Mike Adams has followed that line with a bit of hellfire and brimstone, very much old school:  https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-10-behold-a-pale-horse-how-the-green-environmental-movement-may-be-the-biblical-fourth-seal-end-times.html

“According to Biblical scholars, there are four “horsemen” that represent four of the Seals prophesied in the Book of Revelation, which describes the complete destruction of human civilization as God’s wrath is unleashed upon those who serve Satan. The fourth of these horsemen is known as “Death,” and it is usually described as a horseman riding a “pale horse.” But there’s a key translation problem that’s causing almost everyone to miss a bigger truth that needs to be pointed out. The passage from Revelation (6:7-8) is typically translated as this: (English Standard Version) And I looked, and behold, a pale horse! And its rider’s name was Death, and Hades followed him. And they were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by wild beasts of the earth. However, I have learned this is a mis-translation. In the original Hebrew text, the color of the horse is not “pale” but rather chloros, the Greek word for “green,” sharing the same word root as “chlorophyll,” the molecule of photosynthesis for all green plants on our planet. Thus, the passage actually should read something more like, “And I looked, and behold, a green horse! And its rider’s name was Death.”

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Where Climate Change Fanaticism Leads; Red New Deal By James Reed

     Although this one is American focused, it deals with my pet hate, global warming, so I do this one, not Chris, who seems over-worked covering  the American crisis anyway. It shows that climate change  and socialism go hand in hand, like a hammer and sickle:  https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-07-green-new-deal-democrats-call-for-eliminating-the-entire-air-travel-industry.html   https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/07/u-s-energy-sector-immoral-green-new-deal-advances-socialist-agenda/   https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/07/pollak-green-new-deal-is-a-republican-parody-of-the-democratic-platform/   https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-09-the-real-democrat-agenda-unveiled-murder-the-babies-demolish-all-buildings.html   https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/08/green-new-deal-says-vote-trump-2020/

“ On Thursday Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced a so-called “economic development plan” that will not only bankrupt America if it is ever fully adopted, but it will reverse more than a century of societal and technological progress. According to an overview of the plan, which Ocasio-Cortez is calling the “Green New Deal,” it is decade-long “massive transformation of our society with clear goals and a timeline,” Americans for Tax Reform(ATR) said. Specifically, the Green New Deal — and bear in mind we’re not making any of this up — calls for: — The elimination of all air travel, at least in the United States. Not only does that mean domestic flights, but that also includes foreign travel (not sure if Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow “Democratic Socialists” would allow airliners from foreign countries to fly to the U.S. and land here). — The replacement of air travel with “high-speed rail” travel, essentially turning a four-and-a-half hour flight from Los Angeles to New York City into a 24-hour ordeal or more. “Build out highspeed rail at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary,” the plan says. — The literal rebuilding of every single building in the United States: “Upgrade or replace every building in U.S. for state-of-the-art energy efficiency.” — The end of all traditional forms of energy currently in use in the U.S., to be replaced by ‘green’ renewable energy sans nuclear power (wind and solar). In fact, ‘if possible,’ the plan calls for the elimination of all nuclear power plants. It’s “a 10-year plan to mobilize every aspect of American society at a scale not seen since World War 2 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.”

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Let’s Blame Cubbie Station By Viv Forbes

     Cubbie Station cops the blame for all of the problems of the Darling River, particularly by green journalists, politicians, and residents of Menindee and Broken Hill. It is blamed for fish kills, lack of water for Broken Hill, irrigators’ problems etc – it is a wonder it is not blamed for the drought. So I decided to look into the matter, reading media and company reports, studying the geography and topography and having discussions with three people who have on-the-ground and inside experience (but no vested interest) in Cubbie. I have had no contacts whatsoever with the current owners or managers of Cubbie, did not visit the operation and have no shares in their operation. Cubbie Station, the largest irrigation property in the southern hemisphere, is located near Dirranbandi, in south west Queensland, Australia. It is situated on the almost level flood plains of the Culgoa and Balonne rivers. It was converted from grazing to cotton farming in 1983.

     It was developed by a visionary earth moving contractor, Des Stevenson, and after his death was owned by his family. The family cotton farm was sent bankrupt by the Millennium Drought (1997-2009) with 5 years without a flow in the rivers. Cubbie went into voluntary administration in October 2009. Ironically the catchment received flooding rains in March 2010 and again in January 2011. Cubbie was sold by the administrators to a Chinese textile consortium led by Shandong Ruyi in 2012 with a private Melbourne firm Lempriere holding 20%. ALP Treasurer Wayne Swan approved the deal. There were conditions that the Chinese consortium sell down its stake from 80 per cent to 51 per cent. A recent rearrangement has left Dubbo businessman Roger Fletcher holding the 20 per cent stake and the Chinese consortium applying for more time to complete the sell down.

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The Rising Tide of Climate Lunacy By Viv Forbes

     A NSW judge (an ex-solicitor and activist from the Environmental Defenders Office) has stopped development of the small Rocky Hill coking coal mine because the Commonwealth Government has signed the Paris Climate agreement which requires “rapid and deep reduction in GHG emissions”. Two things are obvious. Firstly, this delusional decision must be appealed and overturned. Secondly, Australia must immediately withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. If this decision is not overturned, every development of coal, oil or gas in Australia can be challenged. But the ominous implications go much further. The sports and tourism industries should be fearful. These industries encourage millions of competitors, visitors, tourists, officials and politicians to use cars, trains, buses, planes and ships to burn hydro-carbon fuels purely for entertainment. Car racing is out, as are new cruise terminals, stadiums, resorts, high rise hotels and fireworks.

     Moreover, any new road, rail or airport development will add emissions and must be stopped along with any expansion of the grazing or timber industries and the brewing of beer. There are some good things – it should mark the end of tax-funded climate jamborees and study tours for politicians – they should stay in their electorates and conduct electronic meetings via their own expensive NBN. But if they can stop the mining of coking coal this will also stop metal smelting, refining and steel making. Naturally Adani can expect even more green law-fare barriers. This decision surely marks the high water mark of climate lunacy.

The Roar of Waste By Ron Pike

     Watching the Burdekin Falls Dam with around six metres of water going over the spillway following flood rains in the catchment, we must remember that this is not a rare occurrence. As far back as 1875 there are records of the Burdekin River rising over 18 metres in just a few hours and repeated reports of 1 to 6 metres of water above the bridge deck at Inkerman. Records of high river flows lasting weeks and months are not uncommon. Following a cyclone in December 1974 the river remained at flood height until April 1975. These flood flows can exceed 5 mega-litres per second (almost half a million ML every day). This is sufficient to fill our oldest irrigation storage, Burrinjuck Dam, from empty, every two days.

     The roar of this cascading water is the roar of waste – wasted water that will be needed in years of little or no flow. It is also the roar of flood water that is destroying people’s lives and carrying sediment and nutrients that some say may damage the Great Barrier Reef. We can avoid this flooding. We can store this water for later use. We can use it to produce cheap clean power and vastly increase productivity across the Burdekin Basin. With vision and planning we can use it to drought-proof much of central and western Queensland. Why don’t we do it?

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That Ticking Time Bomb By Charles Taylor

     Below is an alarming article, although at this late stage of the game we probably should not be alarmed at anything, about the destruction of California. We report on the American and European situation as this gives an indication of what the elites have planned for us in Australia, as we are usually, but not always, a few years behind the wave. The comments are by Victor Davis Hansen, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, Stanford University, and author of The Case for Trump.  His blog is:  http://victorhanson.com/wordpress/goodnight-california/

     This blog is very interesting, as it shows a fine intellect at work, and one not afraid of polemics, and battling it out in the rough and tumble world of political commentary. We will not “enjoy” the following material, but it is definitely an eye-opening read. California’s experiment in open immigration by illegals, and state socialism, has made the state into a Third World hellhole. 

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Are Aliens, Well, More Aliens, Coming? By Brian Simpson

     Here is the bold, adventurous spirit that science should exhibit: explain some cosmological phenomenon, by means of the postulation of extra-terrestrial intelligence. That is sure to upset mainstream science:  https://www.foxnews.com/science/harvard-prof-doesnt-back-down-from-claims-extraterrestrial-spacecraft-tech-is-flying-past-jupiter-orbit

“A distinguished Harvard University professor is not backing down from his claims that a piece of extraterrestrial spacecraft technology may be flying past the orbit of Jupiter at this moment. Avi Loeb, one of the top astronomy professors in the world, boasting of decades of Ivy League professorships and hundreds of publicized works in respected astronomy publications, is remaining defiant that the space object – dubbed as “Oumuamua” – first noticed by Hawaiian astronomers in 2017 could be from another civilization. “Considering an artificial origin, one possibility is that ‘Oumuamua is a lightsail, floating in interstellar space as a debris from an advanced technological equipment,” Loeb and his colleague Shmuel Bialy wrote in Astrophysical Journal Letters in November, according to the Washington Post. But Loeb remains stubborn on this theory, and dismisses the claims that it’s a rock, noting that it's moving too fast for an inert rock. He told the Post that the object is long yet no more than one millimeter thick, and that it’s so light that sunlight is moving the object out of the solar system.

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Flying Cars? Great Caesar’s Ghost! By Brian Simpson

     We were promised all sorts of wonderous gadgets by the technocrats, and popular science magazines in the 1950s (I have some old issues) celebrated flying cars and things like that. Now it seems that even though we have lost our culture, our race is crashing and burning, we still may be able to drive a flying car to he funeral of Western civilisation.  https://reneweconomy.com.au/air-legal-electric-flying-car-announced-us-68085/    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FI8AemQcclY

“That video shows the all-electric BlackFly VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) ultralight aircraft in full flight, with actual human pilots. (Unlike many other promotional videos for ‘flying cars’ that show them operating as uncrewed drones). The BlackFly is built by OPENER Inc. in the US, and recent press releases from them announce that it has just qualified as an ultralight aircraft for use in the US. Designed as a ‘single-seat Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV)’, OPENER Inc. state that the BlackFly “… is simple to master and requires no formal licensing (in USA) or special skills to operate safely.” At 1.55m long and 1.6m wide and a take-off run of 1m, it can take off from almost anywhere. As well as being able to fly, the “car” also has full freshwater amphibious capabilities. But it is principally designed to operate from small grassy areas and travel distances of up to 40km at speeds up to 100km/h on an 8kWh battery. With the optional 12kWh battery, these figures increase to a 64km range at up to 130kmh. Recharge time for a 20-80 per cent charge of the 12kWh battery (using their fast-charge system) is just 25 minutes. Surprisingly, the energy consumption per km is quoted as being equivalent to a road-going EV.”

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Curse Less and Dam More By Viv Forbes, with help from friends

     Water conservation peaked in Australia in 1972 – our last big dam was Wivenhoe in Queensland built 35 years ago. Elsewhere in Australia, water conservation virtually stopped when Don Dunstan halted the building of Chowilla Dam on the Murray in 1970 and Bob Brown’s Greens halted the Franklin Dam in 1983 (and almost every other dam proposal since then). The Darling River water management disaster shows that we now risk desperate water shortages because our population and water needs have more than doubled, and much of our stored water has been sold off or released to “the environment”.

     However, we regularly see floods of water being shed by the Great Dividing Range, most of it ending up in the Pacific Ocean, while somewhere to the west of that watershed is in severe drought. Then, under what should be called “The Flannery Plan for Water Conservation”, after letting flood waters run into the sea, they build squillion-dollar desalination plants to get water back from the sea. Our ancestors had the prudence and the will to build great assets like the Tasmanian and Snowy hydro schemes, Lake Argyle, Fairbairn Dam and the Perth to Kalgoorlie water pipeline? What are we building for our children?

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The Year of the Pig By Viv Forbes

This is the Chinese Year of the pig – appropriately it is the year we must remove the snouts of many pigs from the troughs kept full by tax payers and electricity users.

 An election year is the best time to put maximum pressure on all politicians. Soon we will have gone so far backwards in management of electricity, essential infrastructure, water, vegetation, bushfires, education and the climate war on hydro-carbons that recovery will be very difficult. Things are bad now but if the Limp-LNP’s or the ALP/Greens again get control of energy policy, what is now bad will get much worse. We are faced with either a confused calamity or a dreadful disaster.

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Curse Less and Dam More By Viv Forbes

     Water conservation peaked in Australia in 1972 – our last big dam was Wivenhoe in Queensland built 35 years ago. Elsewhere in Australia, water conservation virtually stopped when Don Dunstan halted the building of Chowilla Dam on the Murray in 1970 and Bob Brown’s Greens halted the Franklin Dam in 1983 (and almost every other dam proposal since then). The Darling River water management disaster shows that we now risk desperate water shortages because our population and water needs have more than doubled, and much of our stored water has been sold off or released to “the environment”. However, we regularly see floods of water being shed by the Great Dividing Range, most of it ending up in the Pacific Ocean, while somewhere to the west of that watershed is in severe drought. Our ancestors had the prudence and the will to build great assets like the Tasmanian and Snowy hydro schemes, Lake Argyle, Fairbairn Dam and the Perth to Kalgoorlie water pipeline?

      What are we building for our children? Politicians can pass laws or find money for games, stadiums, climate jamborees, study tours, gifts to foreigners, green energy toys and useless giant batteries. Canberra alone spends a billion dollars every day. Our engineers know how to lay large pipelines over hundreds of km to export natural gas, and bore road and rail tunnels through mountains and under cities and harbours. But we cannot find the funds or the courage to build a couple of dams on the rainy side of the Great Divide somewhere between the Ross River at Townsville and the Clarence River at Grafton and some pumps, tunnels and pipes to use and release it into the thirsty Darling River basin. Someone is always cursing either droughts or floods. We need to curse less and dam more.

Weird Signals from Deep, Dark Space By Brian Simpson

     Is it possible that somewhere, anywhere in the universe, intelligent life exists? Intelligent life has not been discovered yet on Earth, so the hope is that somewhere out there, there may be something, or someone, who thinks:  https://www.livescience.com/63254-mystery-frb-detected-canada.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180806-ls

“Our universe is teeming with invisible light. Beyond the visible spectrum, space is a colorful mess of radio signals and microwaves fired off by flaring "suns," collapsing stars, crackling magnetic fields, roiling dust clouds and seething black holes. Then, there's the light nobody understands — mysterious, ultrastrong sparks of energy zipping billions of light-years across the universe from unknown origins, for unknown reasons. Puzzling pulses like these are sometimes called fast radio bursts (FRBs), because they may last just a few milliseconds. On the morning of July 25, one such burst of mysterious energy whizzed past a new array of radio telescopes nestled in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada, registering one of the rarest radio frequencies ever detected. According to a statement released in The Astronomer's Telegram (a bulletin board of astronomical observations posted by accredited scientists), the mystery signal — named FRB 180725A after the year, month and day it was detected — transmitted in frequencies as low as 580 megahertz, nearly 200 MHz lower than any other FRBs ever detected.

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A Modern Mania By Viv Forbes

     Every society seems destined to suffer at least one episode of crowd madness. They range from the Dutch Tulip Mania in 1636, the British South Sea Bubble in 1720, hyper-inflation in the Weimar Republic in 1923 and in Zimbabwe in 2008, bank failures, booms and depression, and evil eras of murderous madness like those of the Bolsheviks in Russia, the Red Guards in China and Pol Pot in Cambodia. Today we have a modern madness, less dramatic but more insidious, which is affecting the affluent West. It is the phobia about hydro-carbon energy which is now being blamed for every natural disaster, and the parallel religious worship of everything “green”.

     “Green Energy” is a relic from a bygone era when most people lived or worked on farms and relied on animal power, windmills, sailing ships, solar energy and biomass. Subsidising, mandating and promoting its use in modern urbanised industrial society is a con-trick worthy of the shady salesmen of past manias. Weather-dependent “Green Energy” may suit remote or stand-alone applications, but is unreliable and destabilises electricity grids. It is destroying Australian industry and jobs and harming consumers, while disfiguring the landscape and having no measurable effect on global temperature. Manias always end badly. Suffering electricity consumers forced to endure the costs of its unreliability will eventually revolt and we will abandon this modern “Green Energy” mania.

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Green Energy Vandals By Viv Forbes

     For decades now we have watched green energy dreamers destroy Australia’s backbone industries. Their incessant attacks on hydro-carbon energy have vandalised our electricity grid, damaged heavy industry, bloated power costs and made blackouts inevitable. The last coal-fired power station built in Eastern Australia, the small Kogan Creek generator in Queensland, is now 12 years old. We should be building new coal-fired power stations on established coalfields near existing transmission lines. However Green worshippers prefer to scar the hills with wind towers, plaster the flatlands with solar panels, and waste money on spider-webs of new roads, transmission towers and power lines. Then when it becomes obvious that this ramshackle system will not produce reliable energy, they waste even more money on humungous lithium batteries, energy-wasting hydro pumped-storage, thumping diesel engines and “load shedding” (pc language for “power rationing”). Parroting tired and discredited climate alarm theories, they oppose any expansion of coal exploration, mining or power generation. They also impede gas exploration, timber-getting and fishing, and continually attack the grazing industries. No industry has escaped their lethal green shackles.  Who will rid us of these yokes?

Beware the Yellow Vests, Green Shirts and Steel-Capped Boots By Viv Forbes

     For decades now we have watched Green-ants destroy Australia’s backbone industries. Their incessant attacks on hydro-carbon energy have vandalised our electricity grid, destroyed heavy industry, inflated power costs and made blackouts inevitable. The last coal-fired power station built in Eastern Australia, the small Kogan Creek generator in Queensland, is now 12 years old. It is urgent that we build new coal-fired power on established coalfields with nearby transmission lines.

     However, Green dreamers posing as power engineers, their media lapdogs and spineless MP’s support scarring the hills with wind towers, plastering the flatlands with solar panels, and wasting billions on spider-webs of new roads, transmission towers and power lines. Then when it becomes obvious that this ramshackle system will not produce reliable energy, they waste even more money on humungous lithium batteries, energy-wasting pumped storage, thumping diesel engines and power rationing (PC shorthand for rolling blackouts).

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