Category Archives: Coal

Adani approved at risk of losing desert oasis.

Wow, what a surprise. The Adani corporation have promised that they really truly wuly studied the water impacts on a local desert oasis wetlands. The Queensland government just rolled over and accepted their findings. I mean, Adani hired someone who … Continue reading

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Coal far more radioactive than nuclear!

Next Big Future reports:- Public exposure to radiation resulting from the generation of electricity by nuclear power plants is just a fraction of that from coal-powered plants, according to a report from the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects … Continue reading

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“Doctor” Helen Caldicott is a fraud

“Doctor” Helen Caldicott is a paediatrician, not a nuclear radiation expert. Her husband is a radiologist, but she is not. She’s a children’s doctor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Caldicott Helen debated George Monbiot on Democracy Now, and sounded like a rabid conspiracy theorist rather … Continue reading

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Great angry rant from Anglican Minister Byron Smith

An article in the journal Science has Anglican Minister Byron Smith fired up, and this came in from his facebook feed this morning. *** *Angry rant ahead* Bloody hell – yet another anti-divestment screed that hasn’t bothered to familiarise itself … Continue reading

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Mike Baird, coal is NOT good for humanity!

Mike Baird, coal is NOT good for humanity! It kills millions of people a year! It’s as bad as ONE CHERNOBYL EVERY WEEK! http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/25/air-pollution-kills-7m-people-a-year It *was* good. It gave us the Industrial Revolution, accelerated technological growth, and it led to … Continue reading

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National’s Senator’s heart bleeds for poor fossil fuels!

The ABC’s 7:30 Report shows that Matthew Canavan’s heart bleeds for poor fossil fuel companies!  Apparently environmental groups are about to take control of Australia and put an end to all development and economic activity because they are dangerously over-funded by their tax … Continue reading

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International Energy Agency on subsidies

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