Living on the Edge

…Living on the Edge… With all the media attention given to the benefits of wind and solar and the negative aspects of fossil fuels, it’s worth examining what’s happening in countries that have invested heavily in wind and solar. There Continue reading Living on the Edge

The Talk Heard Around the World

…The Talk Heard Around the World… Tony Abbott, MP, former Prime Minister of Australia, spoke in London at the 2017 Annual GWPF Lecture on October 9, and his comments have reverberated around the world. Australia has suffered blackouts as the Continue reading The Talk Heard Around the World

Wall Street Journal Swings Left

…Wall Street Journal Swings Left… While the WSJ’s editorial page retains some semblance of conservatism, the body of the paper continues to move left, following much of the media. The July 11, 2017, WSJ article on Australia’s energy problems, emphasized Continue reading Wall Street Journal Swings Left

Blackout Race Underway

Prior to my trip to Australia, I believed Germany would be the first country to succumb to severe blackouts as the result of its drive to use renewables in preference to fossil fuels so as to cut CO2 emissions. It Continue reading Blackout Race Underway

Australian Heatwave Excuses

The Australian heatwave of 2017 should be a wakeup call that renewables are unreliable, and not be the basis for excuses in efforts to explain away the recent South Australia blackouts. The South Australia government had been warned about the Continue reading Australian Heatwave Excuses

Australian Power

(This article is being published from Australia. I hope to be able to publish an article each week while I am traveling overseas.) Australia endured another blackout this week. As The Australian paper reported, the Australian Energy Market Operator said Continue reading Australian Power