Heads up for Flickerpower!


Flickerpower is launched! This supersedes the temporary residence of the Energy Realists at RiteOn. The site is still a work in progress so don’t take any notice of the other material that is placeholding for proper content, the sharp edge is the list of Briefing Notes.

There are more notes to come, and there will be a continuous stream up to the election and maybe after that, depending on the energy and longevity of the team members.

These notes will be a handy resource for the candidates of the United Australia (Palmer) Party and others who are committed to commonsense in energy policy. We want the message of energy realism to travel through these candidates and their support teams to penetrate the grassroots of the electorate. People need to know things that the ABC and mainstream media are keeping secret, like the full-blown energy crisis that is blowing up in Europe and especially Britain.

A massive amount of energy has been expended by climate realists over the last few decades and that battle has been lost in the public debate because everybody (including me) has decided that they know all that they need to know about climate science and they don’t want to be told any more. In contrast, the key issues in energy can be explained to school students if they can be persuaded to pay attention for a short time. The evidence of wind droughts is clear, the “hole in the flood levee” principle is not hard to explain and also, with a bit more effort, we can explain why pumped hydro and batteries are a silly joke so far as grid-scale storage is concerned.

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tommbell
tommbell
February 6, 2022 11:14 am

tnx Rafe. Bookmarked and reading commenced!

GreyRanga
GreyRanga
February 6, 2022 11:34 am

Your work isn’t wasted on me Rafe. Getting it in front of people who lack any reasoning power, well that’s a lot harder.

sfw
sfw
February 6, 2022 1:25 pm

Thanks for posting.

Mak Siccar
Mak Siccar
February 6, 2022 2:50 pm

As I have said before, Rafe is doing God’s work.

Tintarella di Luna
Tintarella di Luna
February 6, 2022 5:33 pm

Thank you Rafe — you are doing God’s work and have the endearing and admirable Socratic virtue of wisdom coupled with humility – knowing that you don’t know everything there is to know about anything in particular. Cheers

Real Deal
Real Deal
February 6, 2022 6:46 pm

Thanks, Rafe. Let’s hear more from you here! Sensible and well considered.

Louis Litt
Louis Litt
February 6, 2022 7:41 pm

Thanks Rafe. Looking forward to the science explained.

johanna
johanna
February 6, 2022 10:44 pm

Keep up the good work!

Siltstone
Siltstone
February 6, 2022 11:05 pm

well done Rafe

Nelson_Kidd-Players
Nelson_Kidd-Players
February 9, 2022 10:03 pm

Does it deserve an entry in the Blog roll?

mem
mem
February 11, 2022 12:49 pm

Look forward to reading. I would also love to see more material on the opportunity cost of this folly to provide politicians with some leverage. For example the Federal and State governments spent x billion dollars last year on trying to change the climate which is clearly not working as they say the temperature is still rising. Imagine if all this money was spent on age care, hospitals, education etc. here is what we could achieve. Provide concrete examples. Just a thought.

  1. Headline of the day: The Matildas and Arsenal weapon tasked with filling Kerr-sized hole Fnarrr.

  2. And puts lie to the media’s claim that he held a firearms licence “for recreational purposes”.

  3. The word doing the rounds (as yet unsubstantiated) is a total ban on “recreational” firearm use. Can see a lot…

  4. Outstanding. Just outstanding commentary on the current semitic sentiment in this country. The back end of a Gray Connolly piece…

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