Viv Forbes

Forget Extinction Rebellion, how about an earth history education revolution?

14 October 2019 5:05 pm

We don’t need rowdy Extinction Rebellions on our streets. We need education on extinctions in our science academies, classrooms and…

Bushfire sense and nonsense

11 September 2019 1:00 pm

Bushfires are normal events in this season in tropical and subtropical latitudes of the southern hemisphere – in Australia, Africa…

Wasting our resources

6 August 2019 5:00 am

Foolish politicians driven by extreme green ideology are wasting Australia’s resources. Australia’s nuclear resources are largely wasted. We have abundant…

More Gore guff and another wasted week of climate wars

11 June 2019 4:23 pm

Another week, another round of posturing from the virtue signallers on the climate wars. Pity their attacks on hydrocarbon fuels…

Fresh miracles in Galilee – the Galilee Basin, that is

26 May 2019 2:46 pm

The proposed Adani mine has been wading through a green swamp of political obstacles for nine long years. Other coal…

Election party 2022: chuck another possum on the barbie?

18 May 2019 8:46 am

The Greens want to replace ancient grasslands and modern croplands with trees. They worship eucalypt weeds while chipping away at…

A polling week reminder on the size of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions

14 May 2019 8:20 am

Most politicians live in a green fantasyland where facts and numbers don’t count. They dream up fanciful figures for proposed…

Why the big miners turned green?

6 May 2019 8:37 am

Big miners like Rio and BHP employ many geologists, chemists and physicists who can show that natural climate cycles have…

EXCLUSIVE: Your very own Flat White cut out ‘n’ keep how to vote card for every electorate nationally

28 April 2019 5:09 pm

Prepoll voting begins in all 151 seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate tomorrow, but this is the…

The Greatest Generation vs the Green

26 March 2019 6:54 pm

My grandfather was part of the Greatest Generation. Toughened by wars and depression, they were patriotic nation builders. Their monuments…

Cubbie Station is a scapegoat

13 February 2019 5:57 pm

Cubbie Station cops the blame for all of the problems of the Darling River, particularly by green journalists, politicians, and…

The Rocky Hill horror decision show

11 February 2019 12:02 pm

A New South Wales judge (an ex-solicitor and activist from the Environmental Defenders Office) has stopped development of the small…

We need to curse less and dam more

5 February 2019 6:03 pm

Water conservation peaked in Australia in 1972. Our last big dam was Wivenhoe, in Queensland, built 35 years ago. Elsewhere…

Green energy vandals

28 January 2019 7:17 pm

Just as we have recharged this long weekend, our energy networks have had the opportunity to recover from the demands…

Monster fires: another gift from the greens

22 January 2019 4:37 pm

Carbon dioxide must be an almighty gas – it gets blamed for almost every human disaster. Now we have the…

Bugger the bush – and our agricultural industries too

9 January 2019 3:24 pm

The enemies of the bush (resident in green-and-pleasant Brisbane) plan to close the Queensland pastoral colleges in droughty Longreach and…

So much for the climate summiteers and all that Paris Accord

13 December 2018 12:29 pm

The climateers will soon be wrapping up their twenty-fourth annual shindig in Katowice – ironically, a city founded on coal…

We’re part of the revolt of the “Yellow Vests” too

5 December 2018 4:29 pm

For decades now, working people, tax payers and retirees have been battered by the Green elites who shelter in well-paid…

Australia should cop out of COP-24

2 December 2018 4:51 pm

Prime Minister Morrison should make no new commitments at the COP24 climate-fest this week in Poland. We do not trust…

What’s going to happen to Malcolm’s great green elephant?

23 November 2018 3:54 pm

Canberra breeds many white elephants, but now they are breeding a gigantic new breed of pachyderm in Australia’s Snowy Mountains…

Scorning our wealth

10 September 2018 5:19 pm

Back in the chaotic dying days of the Whitlam-Cairns-Connor government, Canberra was buzzing with Rex Connor’s grand plans for a…

Some priorities for a Liberal PM – any Liberal PM

22 August 2018 1:08 pm

Two messages for Canberra: Firstly, Australia does not have a problem with too much carbon dioxide going to the sky…

The Great Barrier Money Magnet

12 August 2018 4:22 pm

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has become a money magnet for those with green political agendas. The climax of this green…