Electricity in Australia – Switching from Success to Failure

Electricity in Australia – Switching from Success to Failure

“THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY OUT” by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2019 (Sep. 23, 2019) — Our grandfathers built a low-cost reliable decentralised electricity supply for all states of Australia based mainly on black and brown coal-fields – Blair Athol, Callide, Ipswich, Sydney/Newcastle, Yallourn, Leigh Creek and Collie. Then our fathers built […]

More Buckets of Icy Cold Energy Reality

More Buckets of Icy Cold Energy Reality

DEMOCRATS, GREEN NEW DEALERS AND UN GABFEST ATTENDEES NEED TO GET “WOKE” ON ECO-ENERGY by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Sep. 23, 2019) — The full-court press is on for climate chaos disaster and renewable energy salvation. CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate event for Democrat presidential aspirants. Every day brings more gloom-and-doom stories about absurd, often […]

Germany’s Green Transition Has Hit a Brick Wall

Germany’s Green Transition Has Hit a Brick Wall

EVEN WORSE, ITS GROWING PROBLEMS WITH WIND AND SOLAR SPELL TROUBLE ALL OVER THE GLOBE by Oddvar Lundseng, Hans Johnsen and Stein Bergsmark, ©2018 (Dec. 20, 2018) — More people are finally beginning to realize that supplying the world with sufficient, stable energy solely from sun and wind power will be impossible. Germany took on […]

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists at Listening Sessions

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists at Listening Sessions

DEBATE TO ENSUE OVER OBAMA’S “CLEAN POWER PLAN” by Dr. Howard Hayden and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Jan. 15, 2018) — On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is holding three public listening sessions on the proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). The sessions will be held on February […]

Back to Bolted-Down Industries

Back to Bolted-Down Industries

“NEWTON’S LAW OF BUREAUCRACY” by Viv Forbes, ©2017, carbon-sense.com (Nov. 17, 2017) — Once upon a time Australia was attractive to processing, refining and manufacturing industries using our abundant mineral and food resources, our reliable low-cost coal-fired electricity and a workforce trained in technical skills. No longer. Australia used to have 11 oil refineries, spread […]

Who Profits the Most from Mass Power Generation?

Who Profits the Most from Mass Power Generation?

“NOBODY WENT TO JAIL” by Steve Thomas, ©2017 (Mar. 31, 2017) — [Editor’s Note:  The following letter was sent to Viv Forbes of carbon-sense.com in response to his most recent article titled “Battery Baloney.”] MOSTLY…. I agree with you.  However, there are downsides to the coal-fired power plants and I am experiencing that RIGHT NOW […]

The Silver-Tongued Liars’ Playbook

The Silver-Tongued Liars’ Playbook

COAL ASH SCARE STORIES ARE THE LATEST TACTIC IN THEIR LONG WAR ON  COAL-FUELED ELECTRICITY GENERATION by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Mar. 21, 2017) — Coal-fired power plant scrubbers now remove 80-90% of airborne particulate, mercury, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and other pollutants. But that means “fly ash” and noncombustible residues (what we used to call […]

Confusion, Muddle, Obfuscation and Racism

Confusion, Muddle, Obfuscation and Racism

AS OBAMA, UN AND EPA SEEK TO DICTATE OUR LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS, THE REAL ISSUE IS GREEN RACISM by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Sep. 10, 2016) — Winston Churchill called Russia a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. We could say Obama’s energy and climate policy is confusion wrapped in muddled thinking inside obfuscation […]

Washington’s Despotic Lawlessness

Washington’s Despotic Lawlessness

WE’VE HAD A “TRY AND STOP ME” PRESIDENT. NOW WE NEED ONE WHO WILL INVALIDATE THOSE ACTIONS. by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Mar. 21, 2016) — Washington is out of control. Legislators, judges and unelected bureaucrats want to control our lives, livelihoods and living standards, with no accountability even for major errors, calculated deception, or deliberate, […]

Obama’s 0.7 Percent “Solution”

Obama’s 0.7 Percent “Solution”

OBAMA, DEMOCRATS AND BUREAUCRATS BURY AMERICA’S FUTURE UNDER MORE FEDERAL REGULATIONS by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Feb. 7, 2016) — America’s abysmal 0.7% economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2015 meant the annual growth rate was an anemic 2.4% … and average annual growth for the six-year Obama era a pathetic 2.2 percent. This is “dead […]

Leading on Paris Climate Treaty?

Leading on Paris Climate Treaty?

WE SHOULD LEAD FROM BEHIND – ON THIS NEW TREATY OF PARIS by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (Nov. 1, 2015) — What an unpalatable irony. The 1783 Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War and created the United States. The 2015 Treaty of Paris could end what’s left of our democratic USA – and complete the […]

Insanity on Steroids!

Insanity on Steroids!

ECONOMIES COLLAPSING, MIDDLE EAST IMPLODING – AND OBAMA & PALS OBSESS OVER … THE CLIMATE! by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (Sep. 20, 2015) — The Middle East is imploding. Islamic State butchers are annihilating Christian and other communities. Putin is sending arms to Assad. Under the Obama-Iran nuclear deal, the mullahs will get $100+ billion to expand […]

Curbing EPA Abuses pb

Curbing EPA Abuses pb

ACTION NEEDED NOW TO END EPA DECEPTION, FRAUD, COLLUSION, TYRANNY AND DESTRUCTION by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (May 31, 2015) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is outraged that the United States has indicted 14 FIFA soccer officials, accusing them of corruption, racketeering, fraud and conspiracy, involving bribes totaling over $150 million in kickbacks for awarding tournament […]

Perverse Climate “Morality”

Perverse Climate “Morality”

CURRENT CLIMATE POLICIES MEAN ENERGY DEPRIVATION, POVERTY, DISEASE AND DEATH FOR BILLIONS by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (Apr. 6, 2015) — You’ve got to admit, liberal are masters at describing every initiative they launch as “the moral thing to do.” Their campaign for draconian energy regulations and a new global warming treaty is no exception. Protecting people, […]

We Need Some Regulatory Patriotism! pb

We Need Some Regulatory Patriotism! pb

OBAMA CONDEMNS TAX INVERSIONS, BUT PILLAGES AMERICA WITH HIS REGULATORY AGENDA by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Oct. 12, 2014) — “My policies are on the ballot, every single one of them,” he reminded voters on October 2. It’s no mystery why American companies have stockpiled over $2 trillion of overseas earnings in foreign bank accounts. If they […]

Trampling on Coal Country Families

Trampling on Coal Country Families

OBAMA AND EPA ARE DETERMINED TO DESTROY US COAL, PEOPLE’S LIVES AND WELFARE BE DAMNED by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Aug. 19, 2014) — Between 1989 and 2010, Congress rejected nearly 700 cap-tax-and-trade and similar bills that their proponents claimed would control Earth’s perpetually fickle climate and weather. So even as real world crises erupt, President Obama […]

Will the Supreme Court Permit EPA Climate Fraud?

Will the Supreme Court Permit EPA Climate Fraud?

IF IT DOES, THE IMPACTS ON OUR LIVES, LIVELIHOODS, LIBERTIES AND LIVING STANDARDS WILL BE ENORMOUS by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Mar. 3, 2014) — The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency. The case will determine how far EPA can extend its regulatory overreach, to control “climate […]

The Threat of The Global Cabal of Colluding Entities

The Threat of The Global Cabal of Colluding Entities

“IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2013 (Jun. 23, 2013) — At the risk of offending just about everyone, we’re going to lay it on the line here because we have been working up to these words for a long time.   This is not some playground spat we’re in.  We are in a war, […]

Who Has Destroyed More Jobs?

UNDER OBAMA, PLANTS CLOSE, UNEMPLOYMENT RISES, AND CONSUMER CONFIDENCE IS SHAKEN by Sharon Rondeau (May 15, 2012) — A new ad has been released by the Obama regime aimed at convincing voters that Mitt Romney was responsible for eliminating 750 jobs in the steel-making industry IN 2001. Romney became CEO of Bain Capital, a “private […]

Fracking: An Existential Threat to Green Dogma

MISLEADING CLAIMS ABOUT SHALE GAS DEVELOPMENT SERVE DOGMA BUT NOT THE PUBLIC INTEREST by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Mar. 28, 2012) — The Sierra Club and other environmental pressure groups are redoubling their efforts to “stop fracking in its tracks.” No wonder. The technology is an existential threat to fundamental “green” dogmas. Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing […]