South Australia: Where did the Wind Power Go?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – South Australia, the world’s renewable energy crash test dummy, has just encountered a new problem; “climate” has caused their wind power to collapse. Lack of wind blows out South Australia power costs 12:00AM July 4, 2017 MATT CHAMBERS Resources reporter The slowest wind conditions on record in…

China Met Office Confirms Global Warming Hiatus

From The GWPF Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) has recently developed a new global monthly land-surface air temperature data set called CMA GLSAT. Using it researchers from the administration reanalysed the change in global annual mean land-surface air temperature during three time periods (1901–2014, 1979–2014 and 1998–2014) to see…

Book Review: Climate Pragmatism

Book Review by Kip Hansen   The Rightful Place of Science:  CLIMATE PRAGMATISM Edited by: Jason Lloyd, Daniel Sarewitz, Ted Nordhaus, Alex Trembath 129 pp.  Paperback. CSPO  $10. “[T]he idea of climate pragmatism is kind of obvious:  let’s do the things that provide broad benefits regardless of one’s particular set of commitments in the climate…

The Solar Harbinger

Guest essay by David Archibald The people of Canberra are the richest in Australia so they voted in a provincial government that proved how virtuous they were by increasing the proportion of their power supply that came from wind and solar sources. As a consequence, the cost of power went up and the people of…

Monumental, Unsustainable Environmental Impacts

Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy would inflict major land, wildlife, resource damage Paul Driessen Demands that the world replace fossil fuels with wind, solar and biofuel energy – to prevent supposed catastrophes caused by manmade global warming and climate change – ignore three fundamental flaws. 1) In the Real World outside the realm of…