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Net-Zero Policies: Taking From The Poor And Giving To The Rich

It is too often overlooked in all the discussions about the “transition” to a net-zero emissions economy that the most consequential transition is that from democratic capitalism to feudal serfdom. This is...
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Get the Real Story on Glasgow and Net Zero

Be sure not to miss out on the daily commentary on the Glasgow climate conference, tracking the cynical self-interest and lack of scientific integrity behind the international negotiations.

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Cyclones Downs, Corals Up – Except in Glasgow

It is impossible to reconcile the official statistics and what is under-the-water with the media reporting – including the reporting from Glasgow. There are meant to be more cyclones and…

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Dateline Glasgow: the real costs of renewable energy

Australia has an embarrassment of riches. It possesses vast resources of high quality coal, both coking coal (for iron ore production) and steaming coal (for energy production), with low sulphur and low ash. Much of it can be mined at low cost by open cut methods. This endowment has become an embarrassment because coal combustion gives rise to the emission of the highest levels of CO2 of all the fossil fuels. Australia exports both large quantities of coal and of energy-intensive products like aluminium, so that emissions occur here rather than in consuming nations.

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Do Glaswegians Mostly Breathe Nitrogen?

How many of the approximately 30,000 ‘special’ people who are on their way to Glasgow for COP26 know that 78 per cent of the atmosphere is made-up of nitrogen?

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Unable to See the Polar Bears for the Snow

The bottom-line is that despite a reduction in sea ice at the North Pole over this same period, there has been an increase in polar bear numbers.

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Boris Johnson Is More Honest On Climate Than Scott Morrison

Boris Johnson’s enthusiasm for his enthusiasms is well known. After he made up his mind as to whether he was for it or against it, Brexit was one of his...
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No Choice On Net-Zero? Really, Prime Minister?

Believing we always have a choice is key to living in a free, liberal, democratic society like Australia. That’s why it is so concerning that the Prime Minister thinks Australians…

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The Climate Chicken Littles Haven’t Won. We’ve Been Here Before

Yes, I know things look bad now. Everyone from the News Corp mastheads to the Queen of England and two heirs presumptive are falling in behind ‘net zero’. Scott Morrison…

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The Australian Federal Government’s Net-Zero Betrayal

With the Liberal-National Coalition government about to officially sign onto a 2050 net-zero emissions target, many Australians are wondering what the point of the 2019 election was. At the so-called “climate election,”...
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Lessons From Merkel’s Failed ‘Teal’ Electoral Strategy

Pictured above: German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on August 31, 2021. (Markus...
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Net Zero Hits Regional Workers Three Times As Hard: IPA Report

A worker in an electorate represented by the National Party is over three times more likely to lose their job than a worker in an electorate represented by the Liberal…

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