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Conned: The Shocking Truth About The Cost Of Closing The Hazelwood Coal Fired Power Plant

November 19, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: This 53 year old coal fired power plant in Victoria closed at the end of March, and I made a comprehensive and detailed Post on that subject, showing that in its last 31 days of operation this one plant delivered 15% more power across those 31 day than EVERY wind […]

Taxpayers Forced To Fund Anti-Chemical Activism

November 18, 2017 by

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Government agencies collude with activists and lawyers against chemicals and companies By Paul Driessen ~ It’s bad enough when tax-exempt foundations and activist groups use junk science and scare campaigns to promote excessive regulations and set the stage for class action lawsuits against perfectly good products. It’s intolerable when our tax dollars directly finance U.S. […]

Renewable Power Australia – $60 Million For Each Solar Job

November 17, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palasczcuk, was promoting green energy at the Clare Solar Farm. Resources Minister Matt Canavan calculates the astonishing waste: “The Clare Solar Farm stands to get something like $340 million in subsidies over the next 13 years  for 5 jobs! That works out at $60 million a job.” […]

The Ethanol Mandate Promotes Swamp Dominance, Not Energy Dominance

November 14, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Samantha Block ~ Washington is known for political arm-twisting. There’s a good reason for that. It too often works, and it helps prop up bad policies like mandates to blend corn-based ethanol and other biofuels into our fuel supply. In September, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed cutting the volumetric requirements for […]

And They Boast Of Blowing Up The Power Station That Gave Them Reliable Power

November 10, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Four years ago I told South Australian Liberal leader Steve Marshall to blow up a wind tower to show he’d slash power prices and open the state for business. He was horrified. But under Labor, blowing up coal-fired power stations is the rage, despite leaving the state with among the world’s […]

Renewable Energy – By Royal Decree!

November 7, 2017 by

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Or at least by paper certificate, as St. Louis city council raises electricity costs for poor families By Paul Driessen ~ In 2016, Missouri generated 96.5% of its electricity with fossil fuel and nuclear power, 1.6% with hydroelectric, and just 1.5% with wind and solar. The St. Louis Metro Area did roughly the same. But […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – November 6th 2017

November 7, 2017 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: ‘Completely perverse’ wind energy subsidies aren’t reducing emissions GOP Tax Bill Overhauls Energy Taxes Invenergy VP slanders real estate wind expert The True Cost of Wind Electricity ‘Home grown’ claims of renewable energy industry questioned Ratepayers paying […]