Fight fires with facts – not fake science

Eliminate fuel, prevent ignition, stop arson, end irresponsible land management policies By Paul Driessen & Duggan Flanakin, “We are all born ignorant,” Benjamin Franklin once said, “but one must work very hard to remain stupid.” Greens are incensed over suggestions that anything but fossil fuels and climate change might be turning green California and Australian…

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Bush bull

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley This will be a long posting, because it is necessary to nail the childish myth that global warming caused the bushfires in Australia. The long, severe drought in Australia, culminating in the most extensive bushfires in recent history, ought to have aroused sympathy for the cattle-ranchers who have lost their…

It has been hotter, fires have burnt larger areas

reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s blog January 4, 2020 By jennifer The word unprecedented is applied to almost every bad thing that happens at the moment, as though particular events could not have been predicted, and have never happened before at such a scale or intensity. This is creating so much anxiety, because it follows logically…

Hijacking Australian 2019 Bushfire Tragedies to Fearmonger Climate Change

Guest post by Jim Steele, director emeritus of the Sierra Nevada Field Campus, SFSU and author of Landscapes and Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism. As is customary now, whenever tragedy strikes, the internet buzzes with articles blaming climate change. Hijacking the tragic Australia’s bushfires was to be expected. For instance, Microsoft’s MSN website…

The Snow will all have gone from Australia by 2050 – Really?

Guest post by Mike Jonas Snow levels are important to the people of Australia’s Snowy Mountains because the ski industry provides a large proportion of the region’s income. There has been a series of scare stories from the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) newspaper, and Australia’s National broadcaster, the ABC, about disappearing snow. For example, SMH…

“Hidden ‘Jurassic World’ Buried Underneath Australia”

Guest geology/geophysics drive-by by David Middleton H/T to Dr. Willie Soon Cool story, stupid headline… Scientists Found a Hidden ‘Jurassic World’ Buried Underneath AustraliaThe subterranean remains of 100 volcanoes formed some 180 million years ago were detected under a major petroleum hotspot. By Becky FerreiraAug 14 2019 A trove of 100 Jurassic-era volcanoes has been…

Solar power from Australia to light up Singapore

From The Asia Times The ambitious project may take more than a decade to finish, but the technology is almost ready ByK.G. Chan The desert outside Tennant Creek in Australia’s Northern Territory may hold the key to addressing Singapore’s future electricity supplies. The world’s largest solar farm that could light up Singapore’s glittering shopping malls…