Recent Energy And Environmental News – November 14th 2016

Posted on Tue 11/15/2016 by

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John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr ~

This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz.

The election of Donald Trump (along with the Republican Congressional majority) may be the good news that science based energy advocates (e.g. wind warriors) may have been waiting for – for years now. For example, there is a good chance that the wind energy PTC (Production Tax Credit) will be terminated.

wind turbineGreed Energy Economics:

What if the US had to pay EU energy prices?

UK Court Allows Government to Cancel Renewable Subsidies

Mammoth energy bill emerges as clock ticks on nuke closures

Green Energy Handouts Don’t Belong in the Tax Code

The Hidden Costs of Wind and Solar Energy

Utility Acknowledges that Nuclear Closure will Raise Electricity Rates

Ontario is headed for a fatal future and only ending the renewable deals can prevent it

US Green Groups Funding Tied to Russian Oil Company

Study: Despite Subsidies, Solar Still More Expensive

Flying the Solar Duck

Washington State Voters Reject Carbon Tax on Fossil Fuels

Turbine Health Matters:

Video: Infrasound — What You Are Not Being Told

Government Concludes that Wind Projects Cause Sleep Loss, Stress and Anxiety

Renewable Energy Destroying Ecosystems:

Wind Project Ecological Assessments Fail to Reduce Risk of Bat Killings

Wind projects might be killing many more bats than we realize

Biologist: Wind Developer Should Properly Address Bird Mortality

Study: PV Solar Systems are a Net Energy Loss

Archive: A Preliminary Evaluation on the Use of Dogs to Recover Bat Fatalities at Wind Energy Facilities

Miscellaneous Energy News:

Epstein’s University Energy Talk and Q&A

America Needs More Nuclear Power, Not Less

Wind an even bigger boondoggle than ethanol

Wind Energy: Our Least Sustainable Resource

Brexit2 Signals the End of the Green Age

Slide Presentation on Electricity Blackouts

Testimony: A Preview of America’s Energy Future

Ontario Wind Contribution for Summer of 2016

America Needs to Use More Energy, Not Less

Get Ready to Break Wind

Short radio interviews with four wind warriors:

John Droz, Kevon Martis, Mary Kay Barton, and Kristi Rosenquist

Now Comes the Hard, Fun and Vital Part

Media Hype Aside, Energy Industry Is Exceptionally Safe

“Clean Power Plan” Relies on Dirty Climate Science

5 Years After Ontario Offshore Wind Ban: No Research

December 8: At the Crossroads Energy Conference

An Engineer writes: My Experiment with Renewable Energy is Finished

Spark of Freedom Foundation (supports common sense energy)

When Green Fantasies Come True

America isn’t using nearly as much renewable energy as Americans think

Developer Sues NY Town over Claimed Delay

Wind Developer Sues MO County

State Wind Energy Regulation: One Size Does Not Fit All

The truth behind Bloom Energy’s sweet deal in Delaware

NYS Energy Czar: We Can’t Replace Nuclear with Renewables

The Fate of Four Nuclear Plants May Be Decided in 2017

South Africa’s Nuclear Plan Gains Ground

Vermont to towns on large-scale wind: You can’t say no

Windham and Grafton (VT) Vote to Reject Controversial Wind Project

Wind Developers Concerned with Trump’s Victory

Wind Industry Reels From Trump Election

A Completely Wrong Paper on the Energy Return of Photovoltaic Energy

Regulators: Duke’s rules for solar are appropriate

Manmade Global Warming Articles:

What Happened to Climate Science?

Top University Stole Millions From Taxpayers By Faking Global Warming Research

“Global Warming” or “Climate Change”?

Peer Review — Why Skepticism is Essential

1920s Brit ‘fatally infected’ All Government Climate Models

Deaths Caused by Climate Change

Study: Does the World Need Climate Insurance? No

Myron Ebell Perfectly Suited for EPA

Precise Guesswork

Archive: Science as Falsification

Archive: Climate Movement Drops Mask and Admits Communist Agenda

The vast majority of U.S. students still lack a solid grasp of science

UN Poll Shows that Fighting Climate Change is a Dead-Last Issue

Survey: More people concerned about reptiles than climate change

EPA will Pay Six Figures for 15 new ‘Diversity and Inclusion Specialists’

When Asked To Show Evidence Of Man-Made Warming, Scientists Can’t Do It

Court: Species May Be listed as Threatened Based on Future Guesstimates

Warming Science Is a Sorry State of Affairs

Climate Change Dissent is Not a Crime

The Math Still Doesn’t Add Up To Stop Climate Change

The Validity of EPA’s CO2 Endangerment Finding

Obama Successfully Surrendering US Sovereignty to United Nations

Exxon Warns NGOs

Corrupt EPA Rulemaking is Typical Democrat Behavior

Revisiting why incompetents think they’re awesome

The Left’s Plan To Impose Carbon Taxes

The Left Has Just Lost the War on Climate Change

Debunking DiCaprio’s Climate Change Documentary

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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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