Recent Energy and Environmental News – 29th January 2013

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John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr. ~wind turbine

Friends:

AWED has a new Twitter account. Please follow us!

Please vote for Windfall to win this important award. (Note: a new Canadian wind documentary has promise.)

More reports about greed energy economics:

Yet another report that says offshore wind is too expensive.

Wind Energy Distortions.

Pork & Fat in H.R.8.

Virginia backs off in their support of Renewables.

EPA Kills 3900 Texas jobs.

Carbon Trading Money Tree.

A new U.S. Government report: American Taxpayer Investment – Foreign Corp Benefit.

Europe: rising energy costs result in more forest thefts.

Hidden Costs of Wind Energy.

More reports about turbine health matters:

Big Wind is today’s Big Tobacco.

More reports about turbine wildlife matters:

Trampling on people, environment, science and ethics

Windfarms vs Wildlife

Some local environmental groups speak out against wind energy.

Vandals Target Ontario Turbines (note: we do not advocate doing this)

Miscellaneous energy reports:

An important story in the US, about PURPA

A detailed video about why Oregon’s RPS is a bad idea.

Towards Sound Energy Policy (Part I – Current Flaws)

Towards Sound Energy Policy (Part II – Sensible Approaches) 

Obama’s Wishful Thinking on Green Energy.

Top 10 Energy Questions for DOE nominee Jack Lew.

A powerful letter by James Lovelock against wind energy.

Wind Industry Provides its Own Rules.

Mafia Involvement with Wind Energy.

Court Says EPA Overestimates Biofuels Production.

What’s The Cornwall Alliance about? [We endorse them.]

Turning plastic garbage into oil.

A site to report on gov’t or wind developer malfeasance.

Some recent global warming articles of interest:

Whatever happens, it’s all ‘climate change’

The UN’s Global Warming War on Capitalism.

The Changing Climate of Climate Change

Researchers Puzzled about Global Warming Standstill

NASA warns that we may be entering a period of global cooling.

A Warming Australia: Fact or Fiction?

Government Issues Warnings, but…

Black Carbon and Global Warming.

Tiny Solar Changes affect Earth’s Climate.

Obama Declares War on Reality

Obama’s Covert Plan on Climate.

Obama’s Speech – Climate Change Misdirection.

A Single NASA Scientist vs More than Twenty.

A Luke Warmer’s Ten Tests.

Some other recent articles of general interest:

The Spoiled-Brat Syndrome

DC Passes Silicon Valley for Highest Median US Income.

One of the good AWED people is Mike Bond, whose fifth novel has just been published. It’s a strong condemnation of the wind industry. Called SAVING PARADISE, it’s an “eco-thriller” based on the experiences of an ex-Special Forces vet who gets tied up in the murder of a journalist by a wind energy company.

He says the reason he wrote the book was to educate people about the wind scam. All royalties and net proceeds are going to anti-wind funding. He has worked out a process with his publisher that if an anti-wind group wants to offer the book to its members, we can provide it at cost, and the group makes about $8 per book. Contact Mike at bondma@cs.com.

Our proposed national energy slogan is still “All of the Sensible” (in contrast to the absurd “All of the Above”). Please pass it on. US citizens should make sure to get up-to-speed with what is on our PTCFacts.Info pages, as this is still a political issue.

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Please pass this information on to other open-minded, science-oriented people.

Thank you for your support.

John Droz, Jr.

Physicist and Environmental Advocate

Fellow: American Tradition Institute (http://www.atinstitute.org)