SA blackouts: wake-up call on renewables

The extremely conservative national newspaper The Australian reports that the Prime Minister blames renewable energy commitments for state wide blackout experienced in South Australia. This despite the fact that infrastructure was destroyed by an unusually catastrophic weather event.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/barnaby-joyce-ignorant-for-blaming-blackout-on-wind-energy/news-story/8846b63ad10c7f3c4ed2bdfa43624ceb

While experts (anyone with a thought in their head) confirm the two concepts are not related. The Australian government continues its anti science stance. 

http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-29/sa-weather:-no-link-between-blackout-and-renewables-expert-says/7887052

Check out @james_powditch’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/james_powditch/status/781113830944276485?s=09

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About blognobody

Interested in the world around me and the development of knowledge.
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