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December 2019

WIND FARMS NEED MASSIVE SUBSIDIES TO SURVIVE

NEED FOSSIL FUELS FOR MANUFACTURE-TRANSPORT-INSTALLATION-MAINTENANCE The fact that oil is a “finite” material is not a problem. Every material is finite. Life is all about taking the theoretically finite but practically limitless materials in nature and creatively turning them into useful resources. The fossil fuel industry does it, renewable actually, the unreliable energy industry doesn’t.   […]

WOOD HEATERS CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

“I LOVE THE SMELL OF BURNING WOOD ITS FRAGRANCE IS SO CLEAN AND GOOD” While it is nice and cozy to sit by a wood fire in the evening it is not much good for the health of our planet. The reality is it produces black carbon which has recently emerged as a major contributor […]

OUR STUDENTS FALL BEHIND IN WORLD RANKINGS

CHINESE COUNTERPARTS THREE YEARS AHEAD IN MATHEMATICS The 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report, published on Tuesday 26/11/19, has found Australian students sit just slightly above the OECD average in maths literacy — its lowest level since the survey began. The study of more than half a million fifteen year old students has […]