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Recent Energy And Environmental News – April 14th 2014

April 15, 2014 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: London School of Economics Property Value Study Senate Committee Passes Bill With Two-Year PTC Extension Renewal of Wind PTC Will Lead to a Big Boost in Carbon Emissions Excellent Letter re US Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – March 24th 2014

March 25, 2014 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: The Poverty of Renewables Maine high court overrules state PUC approval of huge wind energy deal NJ PUC rejects offshore wind project as uneconomical Denmark ready to scrap offshore wind farms due to cost Spanish Utility blames renewables […]

Solar And Wind Power Losing Worldwide Support

March 21, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ In his state of the union speech in January President Obama claimed that the U.S. was closer to “energy independence” than ever. He was referring to solar energy while ignoring that his administration has been the most anti-fossil fuel energy than any previous one. The U.S. has the greatest energy reserves, […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – March 3rd 2014

March 4, 2014 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ Sometimes it’s hard not to get discouraged when one sees such a continuous flow of unscientific nonsense from sources that we might have thought had competence and intellectual integrity (like here and here and here). And then there are many millions of dollars spent to “break the resistance” of wind energy opponents (e.g. here). On the […]

Renewable Power Australia – Our New Target Should Be Renewed Intelligence. This Green Target Is Mad

February 25, 2014 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The Renewable Energy Target was meant to help stop the planet from warming. No one has every explained what difference – if any at all – it would actually make. And only now are we asking what it will actually cost, too. Judith Sloan warns: Apologists for the RET will make […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – February 10th 2014

February 11, 2014 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz, the first for this year. Greed Energy Economics: London School of Economics: Property Values do Decline 23 Texas wind project lessors sue over noise, nuisance and property value Noise, property values factor in wind forum discussion Renewable Energy Goals Must Be […]

Useless New Solar Power Plant Planned For Kenya

January 24, 2014 by


By Anton Lang (TonyfromOz) ~ Just how useless can a Solar Power Plant be? Kenya will be getting a new Solar Power Plant, but will this be in Kenya’s best interests? Well, no, really. Just like other Countries around the World which are also moving to incorporate more Renewable Power Plants, even those in the […]

Renewable Power Australia – Green Power Wilts In The Heat

January 23, 2014 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Alan Moran on the failure of green power in last week’s heatwave in Australia: AEMO data shows that during heat wave conditions in the five days to 18 January this year, wind actually contributed 3 per cent of electricity supply across the Australian National Electricity Market.  Nobody knows the contribution of […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – January 20th 2014

January 21, 2014 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz, the first for this year. Several of you have thoughtfully asked how things are going with our campaign against a proposed NC wind energy facility. The answer is that things are progressing along very well — primarily due to many good citizens […]

Green Power Was Useless In The Australian Heatwave

January 18, 2014 by


Praise Coal Fired Power, and the grid “gold plating”, both of which former Prime Minister Julia Gillard attacked. By Andrew Bolt ~ The worst heat often occurs when there is not a breath of wind, which is a problem if you rely on wind power for your airconditioning to survive a heat wave: WHEN electricity […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – December 30th 2013

December 31, 2013 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz, the last for this year. U.S. Production Tax Credit (PTC) Sen Grassley re the PTC Democrats push to extend clean energy tax credits as deadline looms US Senators oppose a PTC extension Can the American Wind Energy Industry Survive Without the […]

Green Power Gridlock: Why Renewable Energy Is No Alternative

December 17, 2013 by


Caltech scholars estimate the U.S. would have to spend a Trillion Dollars by 2030 to make wind and solar work! By Larry Bell ~ Since just about everything we do and the equipment needed to support it depends upon a source of energy, wouldn’t it be great if someone would invent perpetual motion machines that […]

Green Profits Of Doom

December 16, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Britain’s Mail on Sunday on the great green gravy train: A three-month investigation shows that some of the most outspoken campaigners who demand that consumers pay the colossal price of shifting to renewable energy are also getting rich from their efforts… Four of the nine-person Climate Change Committee, the official watchdog […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – December 9th 2013

December 10, 2013 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: A More Realistic Cost of Wind Energy Parasitic Wind Killing its Host Battle brews over new energy mandates Estimating the State-Level Impact of Federal Wind Energy Subsidies Ending the wind tax credit Turbine Health Matters: Good news for Falmouth: […]

Lies my president Told Me

December 1, 2013 by


By Paul Driessen ~ A belated Happy Thanksgiving! I hope it was blessed and tasty, and that you have already been to the gym at least once since Thursday. J In the meantime, we must still deal with two of the biggest problems facing the United States today: a compulsively dishonest president, and energy and […]

Renewable Power Fail – Wind Power Is Just Money For Gas

December 1, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ It all sounds so green: ROYAL Dutch Shell actively lobbied the World Bank to stop funding coal-fired plants before an announcement this year that the lender would dramatically reduce its support of coal, Australia’s second biggest export. Shell’s head of gas, Maarten Wetselaar, said the energy giant had formed an advocacy […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

November 19, 2013 by


The latest Energy and Environmental Newsletter is now available online. The Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions (AWED) is an informal coalition of more than 10,000 individuals and organizations interested in improving government energy & environmental policies. Our basic position is that technical matters like these should be addressed by using Real Science. It’s all spelled out […]

Renewable Power Australia – Such Expensive Power, And All For Zero Good

November 14, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The costs of merely seeming to do something about the globe’s temperature is horrendous. Alan Moran is right – scrap the renewable energy target: Labor’s budgetary expenditure on emission restraints was about $4bn a year. The Coalition’s average annual spending, including $800 million on direct action, looks to be below $2bn. […]

Renewable Power Australia – Scrap This Green Energy Target. Remove These Blights

November 5, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ It’s a hell of an expensive way to wreck our views. So why hasn’t the Abbott Government already scrapped the scheme that foists these follies on us?: AUSTRALIA’S mining giants are demanding the Coalition abandon the renewable energy target, warning the scheme is slugging electricity consumers $1.6 billion a year. In […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – October 28th 2013

October 30, 2013 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: American Renewable Energy — a National Kamikaze Mission? Utility CEOs Call for End to Subsidies for Wind, Solar Power Assessing the Cost of Wind Energy   (Which was then followed up by this MR article, with good comments.) Wind Power […]

The Great American Wind Power Fraud

October 22, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ In July the Fairhaven, Massachusetts Board of Health voted to shut down the town’s two wind turbines at night between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. after dozens of residents had filed more than 400 complaints. Testing had demonstrated that the turbines exceeded state noise regulations and those specified in their operating […]

No Way To Run A Country

October 19, 2013 by


The Economist helped push the UK’s romance with Green power, and now many Brits have to choose between heating and eating! By Dennis Avery ~ Churchville, VA. — We can’t predict how the government shutdown will be resolved in the short term, let alone the more permanent long run effect. Things are so bad that […]

EPA Attacks Only Coal Fired Power Generation

October 12, 2013 by


Perhaps a somewhat obscure, yet nonetheless entirely correct title might be the following: EPA Concedes That Climate Change Is No Real Problem And That Renewables Just Can’t Cut It By Anton Lang (TonyfromOz) ~ The EPA recently released its proposals to reduce CO2 emissions from power plants that burn fossil fuel to generate their power, […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – October 7th 2013

October 8, 2013 by


By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest newsletter from John Droz. Thank you for the MANY very supportive comments I’ve received about my upcoming talk to Congress (still scheduled for next Thursday: 10/17). The Congressional presentation is open to the public, but is an RSVP event, as space is limited and we need […]


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