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March 17, 2019
Rick Perry has surrendered
Rick Perry, the Trump administration’s energy secretary, several times at the conference referred to the importance of cutting greenhouse gas emissions through technologies including nuclear power, carbon capture and natural gas to replace coal for power generation.
So he has revealed himself to be absolutely clueless with respect to carbon dioxide, increasing levels of which in the atmosphere are wholly beneficial. He is a useful fool in wanting to help the Marxist plotter Occasional Cortex. And wanting to help China reduce its emissions is Children’s Crusade-level wishful thinking.
The reason Donald Trump won the Republican nomination in 2016 was because the rest of the field were spineless invertebrates. One of the most spineless was Rick Perry, who was among the first to drop out. The spinelessness continues as evinced by this quote of his from Houston last week:
“I’d rather be agreeable. Life’s too short to be pissed off all the time.”
That explains why you can’t expect the Department of Energy to achieve anything during his tenure. So end his tenure.
The first two years of the Trump administration have been a bit of a lost weekend... It is time to pick a new Secretary of Energy.
worked in oil exploration in Sydney before becoming a stock analyst, cancer researcher, and lecturer on sunspots as the driving force of climate change for the Lavoisier Society, a group of Australians he describes as" promoting rational science in public policy"
In 2001 Australian economist John Quiggin wrote the Lavoisier Group is
"devoted to the proposition that basic principles of physics...cease to apply when they come into conflict with the interests of the Australian coal industry."
Here from his website is an example of Archbald's forecasting skill: