Recent Energy And Environmental News – June 3, 2013

Posted on Tue 06/04/2013 by


John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr. ~wind turbine

How To Humble A Wingnut” is about an interesting study that pertains to our energy and environmental business. “The central finding is that if you ask people to explain exactly why they think as they do, they discover how much they don’t know — and they become more humble and therefore more moderate.”

Greed Energy Economics

Some Unintended Consequences of Energy Mandates

European experiences with Renewable Mandates

A deceptive pitch for the insidious carbon tax

$9± million in a month, to produce zero wind energy electricity

“Affordable Energy” taking priority over CO2 “abatement”

Wind Needs Subsidies more than other Alternatives

EIA’s most recent electricity costs, by state

An excellent study: Rich States, Poor States

Environmentalists compare the economics of solar vs nuclear

Solar clawbacks gaining momentum

Turbine Health Issues

Adverse Health Effects of Wind Turbines

Scientific Evidence of Turbine Infrasound

Two Reports Confirm Excessive Turbine Noise

Turbine Wildlife Controversies

The Endangered Species Act — A Hypocrisy

Big Green Helps Big Wind Hide Bird & Bat Butchery

Wind Projects Get a Pass on Eagle Deaths

The Latest Wind Energy Outrage

A fine editorial about wildlife hypocrisy

Condor Ruling a Slippery Slope

NY Post Editorial: Ruffled Feathers

Miscellaneous Energy Reports

EPA has a Bias Similar to the IRS

A good map of wind energy capacity factors, by state

Citizens Object to a Rhode Island Offshore Wind Project

Partial victory in turbine lawsuit

An Indiana County bans Industrial Turbines

Blade breaks off wind turbine

China Eco-Boosterism, Revisited

Deep Ecology vs Energy

A study of turbines on school property

Declining Student Interest in College Wind Curriculum

Mindless “green” indoctrination of children

Solar Business Anxious Over Failures (e.g. 80% Underperforming)

US Forests being cut down in the name of going green

Denmark Community Wind Energy Movement in Retreat

Energy Policy Enough to Make America Fail

Manmade global warming articles

Sea Level Rise prediction is less than others.

To debunk the latest “97% of Scientists…” claim, see this.

Extreme Global Warming Seen Further Away than Previously Thought

College corruption: Swarthmore, Vassar. Be very concerned!

The disturbing College Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign

In Defense of CO2— an interesting short video.

Global Warming will cause an increase in prostitution

George Will has his usual good insights regarding climate change etc.

Overheated rhetoric on climate change doesn’t make for good policies

Climate Change not making Tornadoes stronger

Who Are The Real Climate Deniers?

DOE Secretary Speaks out about “Climate Change”

We Are All Climate Skeptics Now

CFCs appear to be more of a global warming cause than CO2

Rep McKinley hosts a Climate Change Discussion

A Book Review – Is the IPCC Salvageable?

Our proposed national energy slogan is “All of the Sensible” (in contrast to the absurd “All of the Above”). Additionally we should be using the term “unreliables” when speaking of renewables. Please pass these on. US citizens should make sure to get up-to-speed with what is on our PTCFacts.Info pages, as the PTC is still a political issue.


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 (

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