“Can’t Eat Coal. Can’t Drink Gas.” But You Need Them Both!

Can’t grow food without fertiliser (made from gas)! Can’t transport food without fuel (diesel)! Can’t make vehicles without oil & gas! Can’t get to protest marches without rubber tyres (made from oil)! Can’t drive on bitumen roads (made from oil & gas)! and Can’t wear most of the clothes I have on (made from or […]

Compendium of Studies Demonstrating the Safety and Health Benefits of Fracking!

Fracking !!! or Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation A Compendium of Studies Demonstrating the Safety and Health Benefits of Fracking Energy in Depth (USA) have compiled an extremely interesting Compendium of studies including 23 Peer reviewed studies, 17 Government health and regulatory agency reports and reports from 10 research institutions in this compendium. This is a ‘must […]

GAB Alliance now censors information

TNR has previously exposed the unethical tactics (eg. deleted comments, commentators being banned from further comment, vilification, etc) used by Oil Free Seas – Kangaroo Island (OFSKI), now called Oil Free Seas – Australia (OFSA), in an article entitled “Inconvenient Truths Suppressed by OIL free SEAS-Kangaroo Island“. While OFSA is a member of the Great […]

GAB Alliance sets ‘sail’ in sea of misinformation

TNR has previously asked the question “Is the eNGO campaign against BP’s Bight drilling program deceptive?“.  In that article we demonstrated how the likes of The Wilderness Society’s Peter Owen does not let the facts get in the way of his misinformed story. While TNR members have every respect for and are protective of the […]

Nobel laureates (and TNR) question eNGOs’ anti-scientific stand

During the last week, there has been significant debate in the media about a letter signed by more than 100 Nobel laureates imploring Greenpeace to refrain from its anti-scientific stand against genetically modified organisms (GMOs), in particular the group’s effort to stop the use of a kind of rice aimed at eradicating vitamin A deficiency, […]

How Dependent is Society on Natural Gas?

Further to our article entitled “How Dependent is Society on Oil?” this article summarises the current importance of natural gas in our daily lives. In addition, it explores the undeniable fact that, as an energy source that is cleaner than oil (and coal!), natural gas is poised to become even more important on a global […]

How Dependent is Society on Oil?

Have you ever stopped to consider how important crude oil, which generates a myriad of petroleum products, is in our daily lives? Quite apart from petrol, diesel, jet fuel and a few other “fossil fuel” type products, which many environmental groups would like us to live without, refined petroleum products are used for many items […]

Why is society bombarded with ideological propaganda in the guise of science?

There are many reasons why we are bombarded with ideological propaganda in the guise of science, given the information age we live in, but the main ones are surely ulterior motives on the part of the perpetrators and a lack of critical thinking by many in society.  Unfortunately, the lack of critical thinking is a […]

Hydraulic fracture stimulation in exploration and production of hydrocarbons

A Basic Overview There is much information published about the process of hydraulic fracture stimulation (often called ‘fraccing’ or ‘fracking’) in scientific journals, industry and regulatory reports, magazines and newspapers, and on the web. Not all of the information contains the facts about the process, its history, its effects or non-effects, risks, and known environmental […]