The greenhouse regulators approve burning trees and plant trash in power stations because that recycles the life-supporting natural gases – water vapour and carbon dioxide.

But if buried and given time, trees and plant trash can form peat, lignite or coal. If these are burned in power stations the carbon watchdogs condemn them for producing those terrible greenhouse gases – water vapour and carbon dioxide.

Similarly, herds of protected African antelope are allowed to consume native grasses and emit “good” natural gases-of-life – water vapour, carbon dioxide and methane.

But mobs of unloved Australian cattle grazing native grasses are vilified because they emit those dreadful greenhouse gases – water vapour, carbon dioxide and methane.

If we burn coal in a power station to transport commuters in electric trains or cars, it produces greenhouse gases – but that is OK.

But burning diesel in a road train hauling food to those commuters produces the same greenhouse gases – but now they are bad.

That should clarify the flexible principles of greenhouse accounting.

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Worth a Captain Cook. The reference to the “church of climatology” is particularly apt. See http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-climate-police-escalate-1461968775

HappyExpat
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Add to that the plan with his mate Daniel Andrews to shut down the brown coal industry in the Latrobe Valley. It is Labour’s plan to shut down the entire coal industry so with no industry there will be no exports.

HappyExpat
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HappyExpat

Windows 10 is a bloody nightmare. Why they had to abandon Windows XP rather than just upgrade it is a mystery. XP was very use friendly. W10 needs a computer expert to operate it.

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Care to comment on the content of my repeated post or do you just want to shoot the messenger?

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ChristianTraders

Sometimes repetition is the only way to get a point through to those that can’t or won’t see

ChristianTraders
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ChristianTraders

Yep. 100% correct. Bloody lot of damage in 3 months!!

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Pablo
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Pablo

Latest greenhouse idea, apparently a lack of oxygen is causing coral bleaching….bit hard to have water without Oxygen, if you lose the O out of H2O, it no longer becomes water, or did I miss something in chemistry.

Dynamite
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Dynamite

The American pioneers reduced the Bison population by about 95,000,000. Was that not good “green” work?

sweetcut
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sweetcut

When home brewing I used to marvel at the co2 bubbling through the airlock on the fermentation vat, bloody awesome stuff..

bazza43
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bazza43

I think it was tongue in cheek & spot on.

ThePragmatist
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ThePragmatist

You forgot to mention the termites which devour vegetable material and collectively produce about 20 million tonnes of methane each year.

stukric
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stukric

They don’t comment on geoengineering destroying the world’s climate.

Daveinoz
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Daveinoz

I think there needs to be a different kind of “accounting” that would permanently square off the greenhouse regulators …. solving the dangerous “hot air emissions” in one foul swoop

Minkers
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Minkers

Greenhouse accounting is sheer madness carried out by morons.

ChristianTraders
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ChristianTraders

C’mon Viv, get with the program. It’s not what actually happens, it’s what seems to happen. It’s not about actually doing something it is being seen to talk about doing it.