Over many years we have become increasingly concerned about the dearth of accurate, unbiased information on all matters relating to energy production, usage and storage.
People are being misled by the media and political statements are being made which in many cases are grossly inaccurate and in some cases completely untrue. This is especially true of wind energy, nuclear power, and 'clean coal'.
Below you will find articles and comments on stories in the press. I add to them as news breaks, so please return to keep up with what is happening. They are arranged by topic and date. Shorter items are on the 'Newsdesk' page.
Links to the left are more general articles about different kinds of fuel.
We hear a lot of comments about global warming. The graphs below show what has happened to global temperatures over recent years.
The view of this website is that energy policy should be rational and evidence-based. We need an energy strategy which minimises waste, delivers energy 24 hours a day at a reasonable price, and enables industry to flourish; we all need jobs.
Everything else should be secondary to that.
Click on the scientist having his tea break (top left) to return here.
As a seasonal digression, I've added my notes on cidermaking to the articles list. Very easy if you have some windfalls - and you don't need an apple press. However apples lose acid on storage, so make your cider sooner rather than later.
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NEWSDESK....... GRIDWATCH....... WIND DATA
Newsdesk: 2014.. 2013.. 2012.. 2011.. 2010.. 2009.. 2008.. 2007.. 2006..
NEW ARTICLES ...................OLDER ARTICLES.... 2014.. 2013.. 2012..
Apr 15 Climate Change - an Alternative View - Howard Curnow
Mar 15 Polls on Wind Energy
Mar 15 More BBC Bias
Mar 15 The War On Carbon Fuels - Viv Forbes
Feb 15 Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy
Feb 15 In case you missed it: The Impartial BBC
Feb 15 IPCC has lost its scientific objectivity - GWPF
Feb 15 No consensus on Climate Change - Howard Curnow
Jan 15 Current policies cannot supply the energy we need
Jan 15 The Wind Industry cannot supply the energy we need
Dec 14 Edison and his light bulbs
Dec 14 Reflections on living near a Wind Farm
Dec 14 Why Renewable Energy is not the Answer
Dec 14 Wind Turbines Reduce Property Values
Dec 14 How Germany leads the Green Revolution
Dec 14 Resignation of scientists from the IPCC
Nov 14 Why the failed Climate Change Act should be abandoned
Nov 14 Wake Up, Australia - Viv Forbes
Oct 14 CIDERMAKING without an apple press - Nigel Deacon
Oct 14 Climate Talk at Delaware University - David Legates
Oct 14 So-called Green policies are destroying our economy - Viv Forbes
Oct 14 Supporters of wind turbines don't live near them
Sep 14 The failure of the UK wind turbine programme
Aug 14 Comparing views on Climate Change - Howard Curnow
Jul 14 The 'Mystery' of Climate Change - Howard Curnow
Jul 14 The Unbiased BBC .... continued
Jul 14 Death by Delay - Viv Forbes
Jun 14 Green Disasters - Viv Forbes
Jun 14 We need to develop Lancashire's Shale Gas
Jun 14 Man is not the cause of Global Warming
Jun 14 President continues the fight against Reality
May 14 The National Trust
Apr 14 Political alterations to IPCC Climate Report - Prof. Robert Stavins
Apr 14 Wind Turbine Parasitic Losses - John Curtis
Jul 11 Basic Science: Water Vapour, Carbon Dioxide & The Greenhouse Effect
The John Droz file.
ENERGY SAVING & SUSTAINABILITY
Jun 10 Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy
May 10 Electric Cars to run on Fossil Fuel?
Dec 09 Choosing the correct lamps: Colour Temperature
Nov 09 Captain Planet's Top Tips
Low Energy Lightbulbs
More Energy Saving hints
GLOBAL WARMING DEBATE................... (archive... 2011.. 2010.. 2009.. 2008.. 2007..)
Jul 11 What Causes The Greenhouse Effect
Nov 11 Climategate II
Nov 10 Is global warming happening?
Nov 10 Hal Lewis's Resignation Letter
Nov 10 American Professor Resigns from APS over 'global warming' alarmism
Nov 10 Scientific American survey on Climate Change
May 10 The Carbon Cemeteries are already full - Viv Forbes
May 10 Royal Society changes its tune on AGW
May 10 Sunset Looms for Global Warming Industry
Mar 10 Carbon Capture
Mar 10 Government Climate Propaganda banned by ASA
Mar 10 The Royal Society and the integrity of Science
Feb 10 Update on the IPCC
Jan 10 New Scientist or Non Scientist?
Jan 10 Mothers' breath is Toxic Australian article
Dec 09 Climategate, video links and information
2008 The Manhattan Declaration
2007 No Consensus: Peter Stilb's Letter to the UN
Jul 11 Water Vapour, Carbon Dioxide & The Greenhouse Effect
Feb 11 Our Children - Indoctrination or Education?
Dec 09 The Politician and the Scientist
Nov 09 Is Carbon Dioxide a Pollutant?
The Greenhouse Effect
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carbon dioxide and my foreign holiday
Carbon dioxide and my journey to work
Human beings as carbon dioxide generators
GROUPTHINK & PROPAGANDA
Nov 12 The BBC Propaganda Seminar
Jul 12 The Unbiased BBC, One Year Later
Dec 11 Frozen Planet: BBC Bias Continues
Dec 11 The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal
Dec 11 Should we still be spending money on this?
Jul 11 Climate Change Movement is a Threat to Democracy - Czech President
Jul 11 A Five-Point Plan to destroy the Australian Economy
Jul 11 BBC Climate Bias?
Jun 11 In case you missed it - Hal Lewis resigns from APS over climate change scam
Jun 11 Mainstream media, excluding the BBC, continue to report the true cost of renewables
Jun 11 Mainstream media, excluding the BBC, begin to report the true cost of renewables
Jul 11 Mr. Huhne: Disconnected from Reality
Jun 11 Bulletin from Australia - A New Dark Green Age
Jun 11 Proposed carbon tax to penalise Australian Industry
May 11 David Cameron and the Huskies
Feb 11 Why the price of electricity keeps going up
Feb 11 House of Representatives votes to cease American funding of IPCC
May 10 Politicians unable to understand science
Mar 10 An Energy Policy at Last?
Mar 10 The Tories' Energy Plans
Audit of Green Jobs needed Australian article
All aboard - we're going to the Media Circus
The politics of global warming
Oct 11 Why Australians should reject a Carbon Tax
Jun 11 The Renewables Obligation, simply explained
Apr 10 Road Tax Increases: Another Green Tax
Mar 10 Eco-Upgrades for Homes
Mar 10 Compulsory Carbon Trading Scheme for 5000 Businesses
Jun 09 Carbon Taxes equals Job Losses
Oct 07 A compulsory energy surcharge when you move house
Welsh Male Voice Choir: Turbines
The Turbines Are Coming
The Great Global Warming Swindle
Klimaschwindel: Climate Change Fraud, by Kilez More
Increase in plant growth caused by more carbon dioxide
Terry the Turbine
Bob Carter lecture, 40m, on climate change and climate hazards.
Hitler on the Anthony Watts study: urban weather station temperature readings
Politics behind the man-made global warming hoax: David Evans
The Boy Who Cried Warming - new documentary
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