Ian Macfarlane, Greg Hunt & Australia’s Wind Power Debacle: is it Dumb and Dumber 2, or Liar Liar?

  Australia’s Energy Minister, Ian “Macca” Macfarlane and his youthful ward, Environment Minister, Greg Hunt are the flies in the Coalition’s political ointment, when it comes to engineering anything like a sensible policy on energy. Both Macfarlane’s and Hunt’s offices are filled with wind industry plants and stooges, like Hunt’s senior adviser, Patrick Gibbons. Patrick […]

Rearranging Deckchairs on the Titanic: or Ian Macfarlane’s Futile Efforts to Save the LRET & his mates at Infigen

**** For more than just a little while, STT has been pointing out that the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) is simply unsustainable – be that as a matter of simple economics; or as a cold, hard political fact. A couple of weeks back, we provided a very detailed analysis as to just why the […]

LRET “Stealth Tax” to Cost Australian Power Punters $30 BILLION

**** As STT has pointed out – just once or twice – the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target is simply unsustainable: any policy which is unsustainable will eventually fail under its own unfathomable weight; or its creators will be forced to scrap it, in circumstances of shame and ignominy. We’ll go on to detail just why […]

The Smoking Gun: Top US Noise Experts – Paul Schomer & George Hessler – Endorse Steven Cooper’s Wind Farm Study

**** During the short month that’s passed since Steven Cooper’s Cape Bridgewater wind farm noise study hit the press (see our post here), the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers have been in a state of absolute panic. Pacific Hydro – the operator of the Cape Bridgewater disaster, which paid for the study, but deliberately […]

Greg Hunt’s “Game” of Hide and Seek: or how Australia’s most notorious wind power outfit – Infigen – hijacked Australian Energy Policy

**** Ian “Macca” Macfarlane and his youthful ward, Greg Hunt are the flies in the Coalition’s political ointment, when it comes to engineering anything like a sensible policy on energy. Both Macfarlane’s and Hunt’s offices are filled with wind industry plants and stooges, like Hunt’s senior adviser, Patrick Gibbons. Patrick is best mates with Vesta’s […]

Alan Jones: Victims – Like Turbine Host David Mortimer – Vindicated by Steven Cooper’s Groundbreaking Wind Farm Study

David Mortimer – a turbine host (ie contracted farmer) for Infigen (see our post here) – was interviewed by Alan Jones on 2GB  last week. Alan, first gives great little wrap up of the evidence tying wind turbines to adverse health impacts, going back to Neil Kelley’s research in the 1980s and right up to […]

Greg Hunt (“Dumb”) & Ian Macfarlane (“Dumber”) Out to Send ALL Australians Into Power Price Penury

Ian “Macca” Macfarlane and his youthful ward, Greg Hunt are the flies in the Coalition’s political ointment, when it comes to engineering anything like a sensible policy on energy. Both Macfarlane’s and Hunt’s offices are filled with wind industry plants and stooges, like Vesta’s Ken McAlpine’s best mate, Patrick Gibbons; and both Macca and Hunt […]