Fired-Up: Global Demand For Coal Defies Wind & Sun Cult’s Predictions of Doom

World energy markets keep defying the wind and solar cult’s prediction that coal’s days are over. The meme has it that ‘coal is dead’, but in reality it hasn’t suffered so much as a flesh wound. Indeed, thermal coal prices are off the charts, with record demand driving record prices: Australian thermal coal prices hit $US$400 […]

No Contest: Coal-Fired Power Outright Winner In Reliable & Affordable Energy Wars

China, India and Indonesia are building hundreds of coal-fired power plants because they deliver electricity all day, every day at prices that everyone can afford. The reason for backing coal-fired power is that simple. And yet thanks to a mixture of mercenary self-interest on the part of renewable energy rent seekers and the wilful ignorance […]

Cheap Energy Surge: Asia’s Economic Miracle Driven By Reliable & Affordable Coal-Fired Power

Between them, China and India have already dragged hundreds of millions out of abject poverty, thanks to cheap and reliable coal-fired power. There’s no mystery to it; having electricity as and when households and businesses need it is central to an ordered, prosperous and civil society. Cheap power is at the heart of manufacturing and […]

China’s Transition From Agrarian Poverty Fuelled By Mountains of Coal

China’s rise is built on the same black stuff that dragged Europe out of the dark ages: mountains of coal. While the ever inscrutable regime in China outwardly pays lip service to climate warriors railing against carbon dioxide gas, with a wink and a nod to its own wind and solar schemes, China is building […]

No Net-Zero: China’s Rise Built On Insatiable Demand for Cheap & Reliable Coal-Fired Power

The economic and military rise of China is based on coal-fired power, and a firm rejection of the suicidal net-zero emissions targets adopted by their Western opponents. China’s love affair with coal and nuclear power continues to flourish and, contrary to Western myth, the CCP has turned on unreliable wind and solar, with a vengeance […]

China & Russia Profit From West’s Ludicrous Obsession With Unreliable Wind and Solar

As Germany scrambles to secure the gas needed to prevent their wind and solar ‘powered’ grid from total collapse, Vladimir Putin is laughing all the way to the bank. And the Russians aren’t the only ones profiting from the West’s maniacal obsession with chaotically intermittent wind and solar. China – with plenty of unwilling assistance […]

Short-Changed: $Billions Spent On Wind & Solar Return Power Pricing & Supply Calamity

All cost and no benefit, chaotically intermittent wind and solar are proven net losers. And yet, the Climate Industrial Complex keeps telling us that the unreliables are central to ‘saving’ the planet. On that score, rather than coming straight out with it, crony capitalists and political elites use the euphemism ‘climate action’. What they really […]

Not-Zero: China’s Insatiable Demand For Real Energy Sends Coal, Oil & Gas Prices Soaring

The wind and solar cult reckon that coal is already dead and that gas is mortally wounded – energy markets say otherwise: the price of Australian coal has tripled since 2019; and gas and oil prices are off the charts. When it’s freezing cold and there’s not a breath of wind or shred of sunshine […]

Economic Climate Change: China’s Wind & Solar ‘Industries’ Doomed as CCP Slashes Subsidies

As China’s love affair with coal and nuclear power flourishes, the CCP has turned on unreliable wind and solar, with a vengeance. Of course, you don’t become an economic and military power overnight relying upon sunshine and breezes for your energy. No doubt China will continue to flood the world with second-rate wind turbines and […]

Insatiable: Coal-Fired Power Continues its Dominance in Energy Hungry China

The anti-energy/anti-civilisation squad keep predicting the end of coal and coal-fired power. But in China and India the demand for the black stuff – and the cheap and reliable power it delivers – is insatiable, and rising. Notwithstanding a global economic wind down during the Covid-19 outbreak, Chinese demand for coal is about to reach […]