Burning forests to generate electricity is probably the worst green energy stupidity. It destroys forests, creates its own pollutants, is less efficient than coal to harvest, handle and burn and has a low heat value. If all factors are counted, it will take decades of forest regrowth to match the CO2 emissions of burning high-energy coal.


Most coal-fired power stations are built on a coal field with reserves to last the life of the power station. The coal is mined efficiently, the fuel is of known quality and sizing and efficient repetitive methods are used to extract and prepare the coal and convey it continuously into the power station.


The most infamous wood-burning power station in the world is DRAX in Britain. It burns more wood than UK produces and more than any other station in the world. It gets huge subsidies for felling forests as far away as America, then chipping and drying the wood and transporting pellets across the Atlantic. Every step on the way causes large emissions of CO2, but these are conveniently ignored in the mindless war on coal.

Australia’s greenie godfather, Bob Brown, became famous for stopping construction of green-energy dams in Tasmania. Then he helped the LNP win the recent federal election by opposing coal mining in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. And recently he revealed himself as just another NIMBY (not in my backyard) in opposing a proposed wind power project in his homeland, Tasmania. Why not oppose them everywhere, Bob?


Bob should also look into another green energy abomination – bio-fuels. Surely he does not support burning forest to generate electricity or growing huge cultivated tracts of corn, palm oil or sugar beet and calling them biofuel for motor cars?


If Greens want to reduce life-supporting CO2 (a foolish goal), they should be building houses out of old growth forest, not burning it. Then replant the mature milled trees with young trees that will grow much faster than old trees and burn the sawdust in power plants or use it to make compost.

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If impeachment of a President, no matter whether he/she is Democrat or Republican and the voting is largely along Party lines, how does that amount to unbiased justice?
In the scheme of things surely this is a matter of little significance and hardly the sort of stuff if Trump was in collusion with Putin to launch a nuclear attack on America. THAT would warrant this charade, the drop curtain on dirty internal

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Name of the guy in NZ who shot Sean McKinnon is one Mark Garson. Some of the enemedia dragging their heels on naming this perp.

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There is a thread further down this page which I read earlier, about the Pacific Island forum and all the rubbish from certain island leaders on the subject of Scummo being ‘insulting’ etc., and how good was Horse-face in comparison as a PM. I noticed on tv too, the coverage given to ol’ Frankie Whingermarama, the former military thug who became dictator, ooops sorry, PM of Fiji after his super-coup in 2006. Frankie baby declares that Scummo and Australia aren’t much chop but that the Chinese are ‘good people’ and ‘much better than Morrison’ and he made a joke about… Read more »

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Shhh, new post.

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Hong Kong today will be Australia in 100 yrs.

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I’m watching ‘snowstorm’ at the moment, not a bad show based on real events when the CIA were importing Cocaine to fund the War in Nicaragua. They can’t help themselves turning the black crack dealer into a hero figure though. I searched the ‘Contras’ earlier, interesting that wikipedia says ‘The Contras were the various U.S.-backed and funded right-wing terrorist groups..’ In the search page but when you go onto the site it says ‘The Contras were the various U.S.-backed and funded right-wing rebel groups..’ Wikipedia, another left wrecked enterprise.

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After the West: The Iron Rule of China

https://blog.alor.org/index.php/after-the-west-the-iron-rule-of-china-by-james-reed

I have been saying this for over 10 years, but as I said Eric Butler had made the same points in the 1950s. Really, Australian elites from the Left and globalist right have actively worked to ensure that China colonises Australia. Critics of Asianisation over the 1980s and 1990s were vilified and smashed by the establishment, and only now do our elites turn and think that there might be a problem. Anyway, good on Hastie for raising this again, even though things may be too late now. But, fight on regardless.

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Three cheers for Mark Latham. His call in the NSW parliament on Thursday to end the circus created by the poofter litigant Gary Burns was long overdue. A personal vendetta funded by the NSW taxpayers against a citizen of another state where the High Court has ruled their is no jurisdiction. In response the NSW government changed the law to extend the jurisdiction of its own Human Rights Commission beyond NSW borders. How this overcomes the High Court decision is beyond me but who cares, it’s only taxpayer money. Gary Burns should have been declared a vexatious litigant years ago… Read more »

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Muslim Cleric Killed After Cow He Was About to Ritually Slaughter Fights Back

“The cow suddenly ran toward him and struck [Sureki’s] chin with its head,” an eyewitness told The Jakarta Post. “The cow is big and fierce. Its leash was broken when it tried to escape,” he added.

Sureki fell backward and hit his head, rendering him unconscious, before being rushed to hospital.

Sureki was in a coma for three days but doctors couldn’t save him. He was the head of a chapter of the country’s largest Islamic organization.

https://summit.news/2019/08/16/muslim-cleric-killed-after-cow-he-was-about-to-ritually-slaughter-fights-back/

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Whites must be rewired to stop being racist

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Sent to the Attorney General, yesterday, by a concerned citizen.

Sir, Surely Mr Gary Burns time, has expired. Where has the result of his continued legal assault on Bernard Gaynor, yielded any public worth?
Sincerely,
Mark Needham

https://www.nsw.gov.au/ministerspeakman Use this link to also express concerns, if you have any.

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Is there even one of those ungrateful South Pacific islands that is ever going to be in a position to be financially fully self-sustaining? Probably not. They will always depend on the largesse and generosity of others, such as the Aussie tax-payer. Before we hand over any more of our hard-earned dollars, shouldn’t we insist on a detailed accounting of where all the previous millions have been spent? Show us the roads, the houses, the schools, the hospitals etc. Perhaps they could also show us any mansions or overseas bank accounts that some of our money may have wended its… Read more »

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White Genocide of the Chachapoyas

At the head of the Amazon River, deep in the cloud forests of the Peruvian Andes lived a tribe of white people known as the Chachapoyas (Warriors of the Clouds).

The Chachapoyas dead were meticulously mummified and carefully placed on ledges and tombs overlooking the valleys of their living space. Should ever the wicked heart of an anti-white set eyes upon a mummy they would be cursed to live out the rest of their short lives in madness and guilt.

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STEPHEN Coniglio could become Carlton’s $2 million man in 2020.

That’s the view of rival clubs watching from afar as the highly sought-after restricted free agent ponders a life-changing, and heavily front-ended, deal at the Blues.

Should he accept, and knock back substantial deals of up to seven years from his current club Greater Western Sydney or Hawthorn, Coniglio is expected to be the competition’s highest paid player next year.

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What message does this send? Chase bank in Canada forgives ALL credit card debt!! Yep, be a dead beat borrower, taking depositors money, spend it and never have to pay it back. This is the corrupt system TPTB have created.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/08/09/chase-bank-canada-forgives-all-credit-card-debt-customers/1964419001/

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Did you know?

If the poles of the Earth flipped the sun would rise in the west … and set in the east.

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Truck drives into protesters blocking entrance to ICE detention center (VIDEO)

A video made by protesters shows the moment a pickup truck drives into sit-in demonstrators blocking the street entrance to an ICE detention center in Rhode Island. A crowd starts banging on the car then gets pepper-sprayed.

Organized by Never Again Action, a newly-formed Jewish group protesting US immigration policy, the act of civil disobedience quickly turned ugly. Footage shows a truck driving through a line of sitting protesters in an attempt to enter the blocked entrance.

https://www.rt.com/usa/466553-ice-truck-video-protesters-ram/

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Get yours today … before buraq buys them out!

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Italy: Muslim migrants slaughter sheep in a parking lot

Aug 15, 2019 By Robert Spencer 32 Comments

Get used to it. This is the new Europe. It happened recently in the U.S. also, in a Home Depot parking lot. Those who are concerned about this are all racist, bigoted, “Islamophobes,” who must be vilified, deplatformed, and shunned by all decent people. PETA? They don’t want to appear “Islamophobic.” “Italy: Animal Cruelty Investigation

What a filthy barbaric peoples …

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UK: High Court rules that Islamic State jihadis can be legally stripped of their citizenship

Aug 16, 2019 8:00 am By Robert Spencer 18 Comments

Common sense. Every free society should enact similar laws. Would Britain have allowed British Nazis to return home in 1943? It wouldn’t even have been a question. But today, the idea of protecting one’s own citizens is “racist” and “Islamophobic.” “Removal of British Isil fighters’ citizenship backed in first high court judgement,” by Charles Hymas

WOW! … that’s good

Hmmmmm … will Australia follow suit ..

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Whistleblower Marty Gottesfeld, serving 10 YEARS in prison for exposing medical abductions by Boston Children’s Hospital, placed in solitary confinement ………….The Gottesfeld experience should be a reminder for all of us. The Justice Department will stop at nothing to silence truth-tellers. It doesn’t want people to know about crooked judges and prosecutors, unsanitary and unhealthy conditions, animal-grade food, and the violation of constitutional rights. It doesn’t matter who the president is. They all do it. We just have to keep up the fight. About the author John Kiriakou is a former CIA counterterrorism officer and a former senior investigator with… Read more »

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Germany: Muslim migrants plan jihad massacre with truck bomb

Aug 16, 2019 2:00 pm By Robert Spencer 12 Comments

Danke, Merkel! Diversity is our strength! Anyone who opposes mass Muslim migration into Europe is a Nazi, right? “Refugees Charged with Planning ‘Islamic Extremist Attack’ in Merkel’s Germany,” Associated Press, August 14, 2019: BERLIN (AP) – German federal prosecutors say they’ve charged three Iraqi refugees with planning an Islamic extremist bombing. Prosecutors said Wednesday Shahin

If they got Merkel .. I’d turn a blind eye to that …

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How Trump Started a Civil War Between Hamas and a UN Agency

Aug 16, 2019 3:00 pm By Daniel Greenfield 11 Comments

Even within the United Nations, a sprawling multinational bureaucracy linked by luxury dining, corruption and complicity in terrorism, the UNRWA stands out for waste, corruption and terror. The UNRWA’s abbreviation leaves out its full title, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, and its heavy focus on Gaza.

NOTE … the UNRWA for Palestine Refugees ONLY

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Someone posted a graph showing Jeffrey Epstein aircraft flying to the Antarctic from South America but upon having a squiz at the point of contact with the white stuff I can’t see any airstrips nearby so unless it is a top secret base I can only assume that they flew over and returned home for a joy ride

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Sweden: Muslim migrant from Uzbekistan deliberately tries to run over people

Aug 16, 2019 4:00 pm By Robert Spencer 8 Comments

The glories of the new, multicultural Sweden. They are not dangerous, they are in danger! Refugees welcome! The Islamic State issued this call in September 2014: So O muwahhid, do not let this battle pass you by wherever you may be. You must strike the soldiers, patrons, and troops of the tawaghit. Strike their police, security

Sweden … reap what you sow …

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The filthy grub who shot the Aussie in the NZ camper van has his identity “suppressed”. What for? Surely not one of Horse Face’s beloved moslems.

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Concerned Senior … still around the ridges? … he lives on Vanuatu … “our embedded reporter”

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As reported by the OECD last month, Australia has the highest minimum wage in the world. Yet Over the last couple of weeks, the RBA, with one of its main jobs to keep inflation in check, wants much larger wage increases, particularly canvassing for big increases in the public sector. reread and let that sink in for a moment. So my read on this situation is that the RBA, Government and banking regulators, through their corruption and incompetence, have created asset bubbles, like in housing, supported by creating the biggest credit bubble in history and instead of doing their job… Read more »

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One can’t help feeling sorry for these poor misguided chieftains of the Pacific Islands having been lead by the nose by that communist apology for a PM from NZ. She has talked them into biting the hand that feeds them. These people live in a true paradise; the South Sea Islands. Without the polluting of their minds by politicians of various colours they could still continue to lead their lives in the same traditional way that they did successfully for hundreds, if not thousands, of years that was the envy of every western person who ever visited them and still… Read more »

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AUSTRALIA CAN …

Dump the Pacific Islanders … and leave them weep … we have been good friends for decades .. and now they are trying to take advantage of us

Cut their foreign aid
Let them protect their own fishing grounds
They can deal with cyclone recovery and repair
Let them develop their own medical services
Cancel all technological help

They are the most ungrateful bastards ….

CHINA CAN HELP THEM FROM NOW ON …

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It’s definitely time they locked them up and threw away the key: The climate change anarchist group regularly shutting down Brisbane streets have privately flagged adopting the “methods and tactics” of the Hong Kong protesters who crippled that city’s airport for two days, stranding thousands of visitors. The disturbing new idea by Extinction Rebellion SEQ has ramped up concerns about the group’s escalating desire to cause greater disruption to commuters and the economy. In a post among Extinction Rebellion SEQ members this week, one man states: “I am horrified looking at news from Hong Kong but am also fascinated by… Read more »

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Here’s a great song — one not just for Kylie fans, but all those doubting Thomas’s, all those still with reservations, still considering the jury out on our Prime Minister SCOMO (I’m one of them) — now back with his Tuvalu suntan; Better the Devil You Know:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tto_nmsND_o

😀👿🇦🇺😈😀

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I believe Alan Jones is far to on the ball to have made a mistake regarding his wording towards Mrs Horse. I think Alan wanted to bring attention to the fact that she is trying to make Australia feel guilty for it’s stand on it’s coal mines, dictating because she k nows everything, plus talking about stuff she really does not understand. Good on Winston Peters for telling her off. Now the Pacific Island may try to blackmail us and threaten to go to China for money as did NG. What I would like to know is, what are the… Read more »

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I miss granny.

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EPSTEIN: MURDERED… OR RENDITIONED?
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Published on 17 Aug 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkU7luGPWB4

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Report in the Courier Mail: Hopefully consumers will tell them to get stuffed.

One of Australia’s biggest electricity providers will take over home air conditioners this summer and turn up the temperature in a bid to avert blackouts.

The bold electricity-saving scheme from Origin Energy could be rolled out in New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland within months after a successful trial of the scheme with 100 customers earlier this year.

And they predict many households will allow similar smart home takeovers after research showed one in 10 Aussies would allow companies to control household appliances within five years.

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Chernobyl zombified on HBO — ‘In the real world, nuclear power is safe, efficient, & provides a significant percentage of electricity generation for many countries’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=AThmn0ANRLI

HBO’s miniseries Chernobyl is terrifying! Some of the people with radiation poisoning looked like they came out of a zombie film. That was some unnecessary and inaccurate fearmongering on HBO’s part. In the real world, nuclear power is safe, efficient, and it provides a significant percentage of electricity generation for many countries.

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😱🇨🇳😡 The Chicomms are reportedly enraged several Hong Kong protesters have torn down their blood soaked Chinese flag and tossed the filthy rag it into HK harbour, vowing to hunt down those responsible and give them at least a 3 year prison sentence.

Of course Chicomms are a thin skinned, understandably insecure bunch of thugs. All the same, it’s tempting that both Yanks and Australians started hunting down and imprisoning anyone that dares disrspect either of our respective national flags (including anyone doing so here on Pickering Post).

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It is time that the vermin who stalk, kill and destroy life, for no apparent reason are sentenced to death. The judicial law is far too soft and it is the victim’s loved ones who bear the price of their ‘humanitarian grace’. Down this lonely road a dream was shattered for two descent people. This was not the New Zealand I grew up in …and that sadly can be said of many of my generation in their countries as well. Two lovely people … for what? On behalf of many NZers, I express my sorrow to those who are left… Read more »

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Time readers who haven’t cancelled their subscriptions already may like to read this and give themselves a free shot of mojo, knowing that they can process climate change. Possibly they buy Time because it tells them they’re the gifted, superior beings they hope they might be. This is manna for those with low self esteem and meaningless lives.

Time Mag — Buttering up Believers: Why deniers brains can’t process climate change
JoNova: Science, carbon, climate and tax / by Jo Nova / 21h

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/08/time-mag-buttering-up-believers-why-deniers-brains-cant-process-climate-change/

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Folks have a look up there yonder,
Through the clouds easy-rides Peter Fonda,
He’s an appointment in Heaven,
At ten past eleven,
On his Harley and not a Jap Honda.

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Teenage Environmental Activist On Meeting Trump: ‘Why Should I Waste Time Talking To Him?’

A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist much celebrated by the Left who is about to visit America and attend a U.N. summit said she wouldn’t want to “waste time talking” to President Trump. Regarding a meeting with Trump, Thunberg stated, “Why should I waste time talking to him when he, of course, is not going to listen to me?”

You got that right Sweetie

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