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Australia: Green Policies Are Killing Manufacturing – And For What?

Andrew Bolt — PA Pundits — February 17, 2014 Brendan Pearson, chief executive of the Minerals Council of Australia, on howgreen policies made our power prices among the world’s highest – and for what?. Less than a decade ago, Australia enjoyed the lowest energy costs in the developed world… But today that advantage has largely […]

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Australia: Resident’s lawyer promises legal action against wind turbine host neighbours

Threat of legal action against wind farm hosts Hamish Boland-Rudder — Canberra Times — October 29, 2013 An anti-wind farm resident of Collector says he will sue his neighbours should they become turbine hosts as part of a proposed wind farm in the small community north of Canberra. A proposal for a 63-turbine wind farm […]

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Australia’s Q&A reveals David Suzuki as a complete know-nothing by very first question

Andrew Bolt — The Herald Sun — September 23, 2013 David Suzuki on the very first question is revealed as a complete know-nothing. His questioner tells him that the main climate data sets show no real warming for some 15 years. Suzuki asks for the references, which he should have known if he knew anything […]

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Thumping Down Under: New Aussie PM Tony ‘Global Warming is Absolute Crap’ Abbott controls 87 of 150-seat Parliament

Originally posted on JunkScience.com:
Defeated PM Kevin Rudd announces he will not run for leadership again. WAToday reports: Mr Rudd told a gathering of the party faithful in Brisbane: ”I have been honoured to serve as your Prime Minister and as your party’s leader.” ”But there comes a time when you know you’ve given…

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The Involvement of the Mafia in Green Energy has now Spread across Europe, the Americas and Australia.

A new Europol report cites an “emerging trend” of Mafia involvement in the wind and renewable energy industry across Europe, the Americas and Australia. The attraction is clear: huge subsidies, guaranteed markets and prices – and a serious opportunity for money-laundering.   Peter Glover — Trending Central — August 5, 2013 The report Threat Assessment: Italian […]

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Australia — Climate change turning desert green

ABC News (Australia) — July 4, 2013 New research shows that global warming is turning the far west desert green. Findings by the CSIRO reveal that rising levels of carbon dioxide make plants in arid regions like Broken Hill grow bigger leaves. Research scientist Dr Randall Donohue says outback foliage initially expands to trap more […]

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Climate NGO Quits Australia as ‘Green’ Politics Turn Sour

Giles Parkinson — REnew Economy — June 7, 2013 The Climate Group, one of the world’s biggest NGOs working in the climate space, is withdrawing from Australia, citing the “unfavourable” policy environment. The Climate Group, which has offices in the US, China, Europe and India, founded its Australian offices in 2005. It has been heavily […]

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Australia — Libs defy party on wind farms

Chris Johnson – National Times — May 26, 2013 Outspoken Liberal MPs plan to defy publicly the official party line by attending a Tea Party-style anti-wind-farm rally at Parliament House, widening the rift in Coalition ranks over renewable energy targets. The Canberra rally on June 18 is being promoted through a clandestine group using a […]

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A Thorne in the paw of big wind

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
Dr Bob Thorne is a psychoacoustician, which means he has expertise not just in measuring “noise numbers”, but also in  assessing noise impact on humans. His career has included working in environmental health within the Queensland government as well as working as an acoustician.  He was awarded his doctorate…

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AU — Acciona Energy scraps $70M wind farm project, saying it’s unviable

From Adelaide Now — Julian Swallow — February 20, 2013 ACCIONA Energy has scrapped plans for a $70 million Allendale wind farm in the state’s south east, saying it is commercially unviable. The international infrastructure and energy company said it had conducted several years of detailed investigations into the proposed 46 turbine wind farm, about […]

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Australia — $1 million a year makes up 5 per cent of dividends for a wind farm

Phillip Thomson — The Canberra Times — February 23, 2013 A Canberra company is chasing wind all over the world FROM a small office in Canberra, billions of dollars worth of wind turbines are being proposed for large slabs of land across the world. The office is quiet. Several people tap away at their keyboards. […]

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Pandora’s Pinwheels — Life next to a wind farm in Australia amd New Zealand

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Worlds eyes on Waterloo, AU as wind turbines go on trial

Thanks to Central Bruce Wind Action for the story The Australian — February 9, 2013 Kicking and screaming the wind industry is being dragged into honest testing (let’s hope) THE ghosts of Waterloo, the absent residents who have fled their homes in rural South Australia to escape strange ailments they blame on wind turbines, have […]

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Australian EPA to Conduct Full Spectrum Monitoring, inside and outside homes

Received from Dr. Sarah Laurie The South Australian Environment Protection Authority has said it will conduct full spectrum monitoring, inside and outside homes This is a huge breakthrough, where the South australian Environment Protection Authority has said it will conduct full spectrum monitoring, inside and outside homes. (Depending on your internet connection, you might need […]

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Australia: Victorian council concedes — value of neighbours’ land cut by wind farms

Pia Akerman — the Australian — February 1, 2013 A VICTORIAN council has conceded that a wind farm development still in its early stages has slashed the land value of its neighbours, and agreed their land rates should be cut. In what is believed to be an Australian first, South Gippsland shire council has amended […]

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