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Labor’s 50% RET: Rocketing Power Prices Bring Guaranteed Economic Destruction

Wind doesn’t supply any power. Backup grid required to be built for when the wind isn’t blowing hard enough.

STOP THESE THINGS

Bill Shorten: ready to swing 50% RET wrecking ball.

Australia’s renewable energy policy is already a disaster. But Labor’s Bill Shorten promises total catastrophe with his National 50% RET.

In yesterday’s post, STT picked up on economic analysis put forward by Dr Brian Fisher, which provided a wake-up call to Australians.

The economic cost of current so-called ‘climate and energy policy’ is in the tens of billions, in terms of reduced growth, lower incomes and higher unemployment.

Should Bill Shorten snatch government come May, his Labour/Green Alliance will introduce a giant carbon tax (aka a mandated cap on carbon dioxide emissions) along with a 50% RET – ie the same policy that throttled South Australia and turned it into an international laughingstock.

On that scenario, the economic cost will be in the hundreds of $billions and the results from blue-collar workers (once championed by the ALP) will be an unmitigated…

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Why did Milton Friedman win the Nobel Prize?

Mostly Economics

The  Committee awarded Milton Friedman the prize for his work on:

“fields of consumption analysis, monetary history and theory and for his demonstration of the complexity of stabilization policy.”

Profs. James Forder and  Hugo Monnery of University of Oxford (Balliol College) in this paper review the prize to Friedman. They say his work on consumption analysis and monetary history are well known. It is third one on stabilization policy which needs explanation:

The citation for Milton Friedman’s Nobel Prize of 1976 points to three contributions. In two cases, the principal works the Committee must have had in mind are easy to identify. The question of what was intended by the third – ‘his demonstration of the complexity of stabilization policy’ – is considered. It is argued that, contrary to what might be suspected, this does not refer to any work on the Phillips curve; but the work to which it does…

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Why are GMOs Bad? @SciShow

The payoff from fighting #globalwarming

Peterson/Haidt/Lukianoff: The Danger of Intersectionality, Identity Politics and Social Justice

Debra Soh: Science doesn’t back up ‘Gender is a social construct’

Manstein Makes a Plan and Hitler has a Man Crush – WW2 – 026 – February 23 1940

The “Green New Deal” Fraud

Green Jihad

In this video, geologist and engineer Tony Heller reviews the Democrats’ Green New Deal – shows why it is both scientifically baseless and based on very irrational, dangerous thinking.

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