The City of Adelaide

In 1916 the ship the City of Adelaide was wrecked near Magnetic Island in Queensland. This is what remains now. Seems like an appropriate time for one of my favourite poems: Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said — “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand …

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Greenland Melting? Nope.

Greenland is melting, right? Sea levels are rising. Global warming is a disaster. It is all our fault. No, no, no, and no.   Visit these two websites for more information: Watts Up With That NoTricksZone  

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China to Complete the World’s Longest Sea Bridge this Year

What an astonishing achievement this is. China will soon complete the world’s longest sea bridge. A fifty-five kilometre sea bridge, and a six and a half kilometre under-sea tunnel. “The engineering challenges have been immense. The soft — and in some places deep — seabed meant engineers had to drive more than 100 huge steel …

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Green Power, Black Death

Paul Driessen pointed out years ago that green policies mean stopping developing nations from developing by depriving them of energy and clean water. Viv Forbes lists the ways green policies also undermine the continuing growth of the West. Greens are not only traitors to the poor, they are traitors to the environment: Greens hate individual …

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Renewable Energy?

So called renewable energy is not renewable. When you take into account the cost of construction, installation, maintenance, transmission, and the need to keep real energy sources running constantly to make up for fluctuations in supply caused by the unreliability of wind and sunlight, any wind or solar installation has a net cost in energy. …

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The Murray River and Pudding-headed Pixies

I am getting a little tired of seeing people repost Jeremy Buckingham’s moronic video about Cubbie Station and the Murray/Darling  basin. It’s always the end of the world with these loons. Everything is going wrong, everything’s a disaster, the world is going to end. Unless you vote for us, give us lots of money, and …

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Transformative Development on Kangaroo Island

Proposed Jetty at Smith Bay on Kangaroo Island KI Plantation Timbers (KPT) is planning to build a deep water jetty at Smith Bay on the North coast of Kangaroo Island. This plan has been controversial, mainly because of the possible impact of changes in water quality on the abalone farm which occupies land adjacent to …

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At Last, Maybe, the End of the Global Warming Scam

There never was any real-world evidence to support the theory of catastrophic anthropogenic global warming. According to Richard Lindzen, Professor of Meteorology at MIT, the ‘consensus’ was declared before the research had even begun: “Future generations will wonder in bemused amazement that the early 21st century’s developed world went into hysterical panic over a globally …

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Think Organic is better? Think Again..

In 2012 Stanford University’s Centre for Health Policy did the biggest comparison of organic and conventional foods and found no robust evidence for organics being more nutritious. A brand-new review has just repeated its finding: “Scientific studies do not show that organic products are more nutritious and safer than conventional foods.” …  animals on organic …

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Fed Up With Facebook?

Visit Blissyoo. Don’t let Facebook decide what you see and what you can post. Blissyoo means no censorship of posts, freedom of speech, videos, music, groups, pages, news, and soon, revenue sharing. Visit, join, invite your friends.

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Damn that Global Warming!

Frost Strikes France’s Burgundy and Loire Wine Regions. Freezing temperatures from Chablis to Côte Chalonnaise to Chinon and Montlouis damage young vine buds, threatening this year’s crop Early reports from the Loire were not hopeful. “In the memory of vignerons, there are two major freezes: 1991 and 1994. This is on the level of 1994. …

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A Cleaner, Greener World Thanks to Coal and Oil

No more the grinding poverty and filth of 150 years ago. Fossil fuels have made the world a safer, cleaner, greener place. That’s something to celebrate! From Viv Forbes at Carbon Sense. It was petroleum that provided the kerosene that replaced whale oil in lamps and greatly reduced the slaughter of whales. Coal saved the …

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