Recent Energy And Environmental News – June 20th 2016

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John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr ~

This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz.

wind turbineGreed Energy Economics:

Wind Energy Sector Gets $176 Billion Worth of Crony Capitalism

Despite Huge Investments, Renewable Energy Isn’t Winning

US Senate Finance Committee Energy Hearing Testimony

The revealing numbers on solar employment in the USA

DOE Withdraws $40 Million from VA Offshore Wind Project

Germany Moves to Slow its Out-of-Control Energiewende

Wind Energy PILOT Programs are a Shell Game

Renewable Energy Health Matters:

VT Gov vetoes wind energy bill designed to provide health protections

Position of Poland’s National Institute of Public on industrial wind

Poland Adopts 10x Setback Rule for Wind Turbines

7 Short Videos to Clear Up Myths about Air Pollution

Renewable Energy Destroying Ecosystems:

Turbine Bat Killings Continue Unabated

Multiple mortality events in bats: a global review

Turtles Topple Turbines

Open for Comments: NOAA’s Draft of Ocean Noise Rules

Miscellaneous Energy News:

Wind Turbines Threaten Space Research

The UK’s SMR Competition

Denmark Cancels All Coastal Wind Projects

Study: Empirically-constrained climate sensitivity and the social cost of carbon

Study: Solar PV is a net energy loser

Who Wants Wind Turbines?

Down Wind movie exposes wind energy deception

The Great British Wind Energy Scandal, and the Heads that Should Roll

Video: Health Effects of Fracking

Tesla Compared to Enron or Ponzi Scheme

Greenpeace the recipient of a RICO Lawsuit

Supreme Court Rejects Case Challenging White House Air Regulations

US Supreme Court Case Make it Easier for Landowners To Challenge Environmental Decisions

NC Passes Additional Wind Energy Legislation

Oklahoma landowners register private airstrips to keep wind farms at bay

Proposed NYS Wind Project is Threat to Nearby Air Base

Manmade Global Warming Articles:

Peer-Reviewed Study: CO2 Cuts Could Impoverish the World

Peer-Reviewed Study: Positive Impact of Human CO2 Emissions

1500 Scientists Lift the Lid on Reproducibility

Global Warming Alarmists — You’re Doing it Wrong

Science on the Verge

The Watermelons Are Coming

Rebutting Climate Alarmism with Simple Facts

Climate Change: ‘One of Greatest Propaganda Campaigns in World History’

Science On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Fabricating Phony Fear Over Sea Levels

Three Facts That Prove that Climate Alarm is a Scam

Portland School Board Engages in Censorship

Antarctic Climate Confusion

Prior Top US Energy Person Slams EPA, etc.

The US Military’s Top Priority: Global Warming

Open Letter to Attorneys General About Climate Change

Schneiderman’s speech-chilling climate-change investigation is indefensible

University of Arizona Loses FOI Lawsuit over AGW Emails

How a Liberal Bias is Killing Science

Climate Lies for the Planet are OK

Miscellaneous Related Articles:

We Don’t Update Our Biases — Even After They Lead Us Astray

The Digital Future

Environmental Justice

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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)

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