by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2022

(May 17, 2022) — La Nina Floods have mangled the roads of eastern Australia with pot-holes, gully wash, mud and silt.

Have the Green Teams in the leafy suburbs worked out how real workers can repair roads, fences, culverts and bridges without diesel-powered dozers, graders, rollers and trucks, and lots of high-emission plants producing cement, steel, gravel and hot bitumen?

And what powers the washers cleaning acres of silt from flooded homes and shops? Or the slashers mowing the grass and weeds sprouting everywhere? And where do we get net-zero poly-pipe and fencing materials?

Without hydro-carbons like coal, gas, diesel and petrol we would be back to brooms and brushes, picks and shovels, axes and buckets, stirrup pumps and horse power.

Maybe “Team Teal” can sample the real world by joining the “Blistered Hands Brigade”?

Viv Forbes
Washpool, Qld, Australia

Further Reading:

Floods close Cape York Roads:
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-07/cape-york-peninsula-development-road-closed-by-flood-damage/13129230#:~: .

Landslides destroys roads:
https://www.9news.com.au/national/wet-weather-triggers-landslides-destroys-roads-in-southeast-queensland/2b345554-4a3c-4616-99d1-21ddbc43b59b

The Net Zero Nightmare:
https://spectator.com.au/2022/05/net-zero-nightmare/


Viv Forbes helped the flood clean-up of Inglewood with shovels, brooms and brushes way back in 1950.

Responsibility for any electoral comment here is taken by Viv Forbes, Washpool, Qld, Australia.

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  1. How about the Australian gov’t – heck, ANY gov’t – fessing up to the EXTENSIVE WEATHER MODIFICATION they’re doing…??? Could those floods have been due to their weather modification work??? Hmmm…