Despite the fact that the United States is the only developed nation in the world to reduce carbon emissions, activist groups such as Lock the Gate relish any opportunity to push out anti-fracking “information”.
An attempt to place a permanent moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing in Tasmania was voted down by the state government on Wednesday.
Organisations like the Australia Institute and the Climate Council never miss a chance to attack fossil fuel energy and promote the cost and reliability merits of renewable energy.
Australia does not have much petrol – without recharge, storage would last only 2-3 weeks. If there was an interruption to imports, industry and consumers would be in serious strife, with rationing likely within a week.
AEMO this week released its latest forecast of energy needs, highlighting a pressing concern for continuity of electricity supply in NSW and other parts of the East Coast network in the decade ahead.
The hurricane has passed in Houston Texas, but the resultant flooding has claimed more than 20 lives and thousands of people are facing at least temporary homelessness.
Today’s article by Peter Hannam is opportunism. I believe you should publish the letter below, which notes actual research conducted by Australia’s most authoritative experts over recent decades.
Activist groups who claim charity status to fund their campaigns are gearing up the outrage-o-meter as a Government review of their right to tax-exempt status rolls on.