Recent Energy And Environmental News – March 7th 2016

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John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr ~

This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz.

Greed Energy Economics:

wind turbineThe laughable idea that renewable energy is or ever will be ‘least cost’

Short Video: Crony Capitalism

Economic Comparison of Nuclear vs Solar

What Other Countries Can Teach us about Lowering Costs of Nuclear

Nuclear Facilities provide huge economic and environmental benefits

Investors in largest US wind project may have to repay federal subsidies

Clean Green Fuels is a $9 Million Scam

Economic Literacy 101

Wind Energy Whacks Ratepayers as surplus sold for firesale prices

Foreign Ownership Translates into higher Electricity Bills

Historical construction costs of global nuclear power reactors

How Hawaii’s Renewable Mandate will Hurt More Than Help

NREL admits that their models estimate costs, not growth

Turbine Health Matters:

Physician Explains Some Wind Turbine Health Impacts

Wind Infrasound Hazards Worse than Initially Thought

Poster: Symptoms of Chronic Exposure to Wind Turbine Noise

Scientists say: Noise Hinders Learning in Children

Renewable Energy Destroying Ecosystems:

North Sea Whale Deaths. Caused by Wind Turbines? A related Study.

Whale Deaths Caused by Wind Turbines?

Two Well-Intentioned Laws and Aims Collide

Residents win major legal victory over wind energy’s environmental liabilities

Miscellaneous Energy News:

The Charade of Industrial Wind

Non-Compliant Wind Developers Are Threatened with Jail Time

Wind Energy Lacks Reliability

The Cautionary Tale of a NYS Wind Project

A NY Wind Project: A Huge Carbon Footprint

NY’s Energy Policy, and Some Implications

Michigan Citizens Object to Industrial Wind Energy

Wind Turbine Collapses in Michigan

US House Agricultural Committee Questions EPA Head re Burdensome Policies

EPA’s Back Door Collaborations

Benefits Fail to Materialize with Certified NC Green Schools

No Scientific Proof that Fracking Contaminated Water

Natural Gas Pipeline Approval Comes with Many Conditions

War ON Coal is more accurately War FOR Coal

Manmade Global Warming Articles:

Study: Reassessing the Climate Role of CO2

Fossilized Thinking

Global Warming and the Dismissal of Science

250 peer-reviewed AGW skeptical papers, just in 2015

Study: How Fast Will Future Global Warming Be?

Scientists Turning Back to the Dark Ages

On The Scientific Method…

No Traction for Climate Change

New Paper Concludes that there has been an AGW Pause

After El-Nino will the Global Warming Pause Continue?

My Perspective on Global Warming #4

How Not to Measure Outdoor Temperatures

Climate Models Botch Another Prediction

Study:Those Who Fake Data Are Not Real Scientists

Debating Science is Honorable, not Evil

Report: Scientists are exaggerating the threat of CO2 to marine life

Book: Mirrors and Mazes: A Guide Through the Climate Debate

Archive: The phase relation between atmospheric CO2 and global temperature

Obama orders Pentagon, generals and admirals to make climate change Job One

The Top Twelve Celebrity Climate Hypocrites

UN Climate Program is a Slush Fund for Dictators

Yale’s Climate Change Institute Shuts Down

WV House Votes Against Several Common Core Aspects

Recent Sea Level Rise Articles:

Disconcerting: TMAC Sea Level Rise Report

Critiques of New SLR Report and here.

Welsh Village Suing Government over Alarmist Sea Level Rise Claims

Archive: Our Influence on SLR is Negligible

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Final Thoughts

Our proposed national energy slogan is “All of the Sensible” (in contrast to the absurd “All of the Above”). Once legislators have grasped that concept, the foolishness of the “leveling the playing field” idea also becomes apparent. (Should the 18-wheeler trucks and golf cart playing field be leveled?) Additionally we should be using the term “unreliables” when speaking of renewables. Please pass these on.

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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)

MasterResource   http://www.masterresource.org/  now hosts The Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions (AWED) and it is an informal coalition of individuals and organizations interested in improving national, state, and local energy & environmental policies.

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