Today’s digest of national and international news by Mark O’Brien. Click on the links to go to the original publisher’s page
My comments appear in red italics!
Canberra’s rape story that keeps on giving
Absolutely, unless of course he thinks he might be guilty, or was too out of it at the time to remember the encounter and if he really heard her say NO!
We can only hope that this obfuscating causes a collapse in Scomo’s approval and gets these ….. out of government
Very good article, very informative, a few things that I was not aware of
The green steel revolution is happening whether Australia buys into it or not – already Saudi Arabia is exporting H2, made using oil, not renewables, to Japan to replace burning coal in hitherto coal-fired power stations. Currently it is cheaper to make H2 from fossil fuels than renewables, but that is changing fast
Excellent news, remove dependency on the larger grid, local communities in charge of their own power production.
This article is a little odd/incorrect, as Portland is not in Gippsland, so neither is the huge Portland smelter referred to. But the meaning is the same! Proofreaders have all been retrenched it seems
While making roughly 25% as much as Qatar due to Howard’s cosy deal with Japan (an enquiry into the money involved may expose serious corruption re donations etc) its production of carbon and methane dwarves the savings of renewables industry!
As the recent Facebook drama around news went nuclear and Facebook shut off news feeds amidst collective discomfort about Facebook’s ‘algorithms’ and data mining and Facebook ‘knowing’ whatever you are interested in before you do, Mark’s news digest March 3, 2021 was created to provide a local independent news service.
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