Ben Beattie

Net Zero: the puritan Trojan horse

3 May 2022 4:00 am

Recall in the movie Back to the Future when Doc warned Marty McFly not to allow his future self to…

Climate cowards and apocalypse peddlers

18 April 2022 2:00 pm

Have you ever questioned the links between bushfires and atmospheric CO2? Discussions about the changing climate and the level of…

Renewables: the pandemic of wishful thinking

4 April 2022 12:00 pm

There is a transition underway in our electricity sector. Fundamentally, the people financing, regulating, designing, and operating these systems, are…

'Green' hydrogen or environmental destruction?

30 December 2021 4:00 am

What is the link between large-scale environmental destruction and a relatively insignificant gas? The answer lies at the intersection of…

Hydrogen: hype or net-zero hero?

22 October 2021 4:00 am

In the climate wars, hyperbole is weaponised and groupthink rewarded. We are standing witness as hydrogen becomes the latest trend…