The looming destruction of the Australian power grid
Paperback, 120 pages, $22.95
April 2023 release.
“Australian attempts to convert to renewables basically have no
parallel. To make matters worse, not only do policy-makers want to shift
to all renewables they want to throw away the fossil fuel back-up power
sources. This has not happened anywhere and is madness.”
In order to avoid a climate crisis, which never seems to arrive,
activists and state governments are about to plunge us all into a very
real power crisis. In ten years don't bother to try turning on the
Mark Lawson, journalist and author
The whole emissions debate involves spending billions and imposing more
billions in costs on the economy for no gain of any kind. Even if we
assume that Australia’s emissions reduction effort is matched by other
countries, which plainly isn’t happening, it is all but impossible to
construct a cost-benefit analysis to justify the billions being spent.
Yet almost all commentators seem to have lost sight of that basic point,
in favour of cheering on all emissions reduction efforts irrespective
of the costs. After all, their jobs remain secure.
A valuable addition to the short list of books that can be recommended to Australian voters.
This book should be in every library.
- Rafe Champion, Energy Realists of Australia