The De-energised State

The De-energised State

“A FAILURE” by Viv Forbes, ©2019, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club (Jun. 6, 2019) — There was a Green State in Australia Whose energy plans were a failure When the wind did not blow And the sun did not glow Their big battery fell flat as a saviour. ——————- Viv Forbes Washpool   Qld  4306  Australia […]

Why Big Miners Turned Green

Why Big Miners Turned Green

“IT’S ALL ABOUT MONEY” by Viv Forbes, BSc, MAusIMM, Executive Director, the Saltbush Club (May 4, 2019) — “Big miners like Rio and BHP employ many geologists, chemists and physicists who can show that natural climate cycles have been occurring for millions of years. Why then are their boards pushing the man-made climate fable? “It’s […]

Fighting for Energy and Human Rights Equality in Africa

Fighting for Energy and Human Rights Equality in Africa

THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY UGANDA HAS LOST ANOTHER LEADER, BUT THE FIGHT CONTINUES by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Feb. 26, 2019) — “She has gone to the Lord,” her sister Diana told me a few days ago. And with Fiona Kobusingye’s passing, after a courageous battle with cancer, the Congress of Racial Equality Uganda lost […]

Australia Needs More Reliable Power

Australia Needs More Reliable Power

AUSTRALIA FACING A BRICK WALL OF BLACKOUTS by Jerry Ellis and Sir Rod Carnegie, ©2019, The Saltbush Club (Feb. 19, 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, […]

AOC Says America Should Lead the World

AOC Says America Should Lead the World

IN COMMITTING NATIONAL ECONOMIC SUICIDE AND SENDING LIVING STANDARDS BACK TO 19TH CENTURY by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Feb. 18, 2019) — Twenty-nine-year-old ex-bartender and freshman U.S. Representative (D-NY) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received thunderous environmentalist and media acclaim when she introduced her Green New Deal resolution in the House and Ed Markey (D-MA) submitted it in the […]

Government (-driven) Shutdowns Have Human Consequences

Government (-driven) Shutdowns Have Human Consequences

TOO MANY GOVERNMENT REGULATORS BURDEN AND SHUT DOWN PRIVATE-SECTOR BUSINESSES AND JOBS by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Feb. 11, 2019) — Many observers praised President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union speech. Some said it was his best ever and one of the best SOTU speeches in history. It celebrated the nation’s progress, extolled its opportunities […]

Cold Outbreaks Not Caused by Global Warming

Cold Outbreaks Not Caused by Global Warming

GLOBAL COOLING, AND GLOBAL SOCIALISM, THE REAL FEARS by Jay Lehr and Tom Harris, ©2019 (Feb. 7, 2019) — What do heat waves, floods, droughts, rising sea level, forest fires, hurricanes, African wars, mass extinctions, disease outbreaks, and migration from South America and the Middle East have in common? They are all, according to climate […]

Saved by Pseudo-Renewable Energy?

Saved by Pseudo-Renewable Energy?

CLIMATE ALARMISTS MUST PROVE EXPENSIVE, WEATHER-DEPENDENT ENERGY IS GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Jan. 26, 2019) — The IPCC says it’s still possible to limit planetary warming to an additional 0.5 degrees C (0.9 F) “above pre-industrial levels” – but only if global CO2 emissions are halved by 2030 and zeroed out by 2050. […]

When Environmentalism Becomes Corruption – Part 2

When Environmentalism Becomes Corruption – Part 2

WE NEED RATIONAL RULES TO PROTECT ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES – AND MEET ESSENTIAL SOCIETAL NEEDS by Craig Liukko, ©2019 (Jan. 19, 2019) — [Editor’s Note:  Please see Part 1 of this article here.] What does this country do for essential everyday minerals, when ideological bureaucrats have closed most mines and declared them “Permanently Closed”? In Colorado, […]

The Climate Carnival Powered by Polish Coal

The Climate Carnival Powered by Polish Coal

$500M CLIMATE CARNIVAL CONCLUDES by Viv Forbes, ©2018 (Dec. 22, 2018) — COP 24 just concluded in Poland. Nearly 23,000 climate saviours attended this 24th annual climate carnival. Every year, plane-loads of concerned busybodies fly to some interesting new location to spend tax dollars on a well-fed 12 day holiday. They concoct plans to ration […]

A Looming Technology-Security Minerals Crisis?

A Looming Technology-Security Minerals Crisis?

NEW BOOK ANALYZES NEAR-TOTAL FOREIGN DEPENDENCY FOR CRITICAL MINERALS – AND OFFERS SOLUTIONS by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Oct. 28, 2018) — In 1973 OPEC countries imposed an oil embargo to retaliate for US support of Israel during the Yom Kippur War. Drivers endured soaring gasoline prices, blocks-long lines, hours wasted waiting to refuel vehicles, and […]

Colorado Should Rethink its Risky Energy Plan

Colorado Should Rethink its Risky Energy Plan

IS WIND POWER ABLE TO MATCH COAL? by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018 (Oct. 5, 2018) — The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently approved a Colorado Energy Plan that attempts to substitute wind power for coal power. CFACT has petitioned the PUC to reconsider this ill-advised decision. Included below are some excerpts from the CFACT petition. […]

Politicians Again Show “Real Genius”

Politicians Again Show “Real Genius”

“GLOBAL WARMING HYSTERIA” by Viv Forbes, ©2018, carbon-sense.com (Sep. 9, 2018) — Back in the chaotic dying days of the Whitlam-Cairns-Connor government, Canberra was buzzing with Rex Connor’s grand plans for a national energy grid and gas pipelines linking the NW Shelf to the capital cities, all to be funded by massive foreign loans arranged […]

As the World and Climate Change Yet Again –

As the World and Climate Change Yet Again –

WHO IS HELPING TO CREATE A BETTER WORLD?  WHO IS DETERMINED TO HOLD EVERYONE BACK? by John Shanahan, ©2018 (Sep. 7, 2018) — The world has changed tremendously since the early 1800s, as the growing use of fossil fuels made life on Earth increasingly better for most of us. People have far better, longer lives. […]

San Francisco Climate Tsunami About to Hit

San Francisco Climate Tsunami About to Hit

SAN FRANCISCO CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT INTENDS TO SET THE STAGE FOR CONTROLLING OUR LIVES by Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Sep. 7, 2018) — Batten down the hatches! A tsunami of global warming and “clean energy” propaganda is approaching! San Francisco is hosting the September 12-14 Global Climate Action Summit, a massive event […]

The Green Elephant in the Snowy Mountains

The Green Elephant in the Snowy Mountains

“A GIANT ELECTRIC STORAGE BATTERY” by Viv Forbes, ©2018, carbon-sense.com (Aug. 30, 2018) — [To view this whole article plus images click:  http://carbon-sense.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/snowy-elephant.pdf] Canberra breeds many white elephants, but now they are breeding a gigantic new breed of pachyderm in Australia’s Snowy Mountains – a Green Elephant. Grandly named “Snowy 2.0 Hydro-Electric”, it has the […]

Obama Carbon Colonialism and Climate Corruption Continue, Part 3 of 3

Obama Carbon Colonialism and Climate Corruption Continue, Part 3 of 3

USAID CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES PERPETUATE DISEASE AND MALNUTRITION IN POOR COUNTRIES by Paul Driessen and David Wojick, ©2018 (Aug. 17, 2018) — Part 3 of a 3-part series explaining how the U.S. Agency for International Development continues to use climate change, sustainability, subsistence farming and other Green fads to justify lethal Obama era anti […]

Obama Carbon Colonialism and Climate Corruption Continue, Part 2 of 3

Obama Carbon Colonialism and Climate Corruption Continue, Part 2 of 3

USAID ANTI-ENERGY CLIMATE POLICIES IGNORE HUMAN AND ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS ON POOR NATIONS by Paul Driessen and David Wojick, ©2018 (Aug. 16, 2018) — Part 2 of a 3-part series explaining how the U.S. Agency for International Development continues to use climate change, sustainability, subsistence farming and other Green fads to justify lethal Obama era anti […]

Keep It in the Ground … by Blocking Pipelines

Keep It in the Ground … by Blocking Pipelines

IF THEY CAN’T STOP ENERGY DEVELOPMENT, THEY BLOCK PIPELINE TRANSPORT (AND GET UNEXPECTED HELP) by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Jul. 1, 2018) — You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen […]

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