Energy And Environmental Newsletter – December 23rd 2019

Posted on Tue 12/24/2019 by


John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr ~

This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz.

Greed Energy Economics:
It’s time to hit the off switch for solar, wind power tax breaks
U.S. House spending bill holds win for wind energy, setback for solar
Subsidized Wind, Noncompetitive Wind
Tax deal in hand, US spending package grows in size
Report: Financial groups gave $745 billion for 258 new coal power plants
How will they pay for the European Green Deal?
Canadian government reduces carbon-tax rebate amounts in dissenting provinces
Archive Study: Reviewing U.S. climate and energy foundation funding
Biden Will Eradicate Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs So U.S. Has Greener Economy
Carbon Pricing: It Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be
Why Wind Power Is Non-Competitive. It’s the Subsidies, Stupid!

Renewable Energy Destroying Ecosystems:
The Renewable Fuel Standard is killing the environment
Bird Conservation Groups File Federal Lawsuit Over Icebreaker Wind Project
Sierra Club spin is tough to stomach

Nuclear Energy:
Nuclear Power’s Phoenix Moment in Canada and Abroad
The Tiny, Simple Nuclear Reactor That Could Change Energy
NuScale’s SMR Design Clears Phase 4 of Review Process

Miscellaneous Energy News:
Alex Epstein’s Clear Thinking on Climate and Energy
Video: ‘Patently false’ to claim health and climate benefits from closure of coal plants
The Fracking Decade
The Resurgent: America, Not Paris, is the Environment’s Best Champion
How Maritime Emissions Compare To Cars In Europe
The dangerous winds of trying to prevent climate change
Citizens Budget Commission Bashes Cuomo’s Energy Incompetence
Short video: America is The World Leader in Clean Air
New Jersey Doubles Down on Stupidity with Offshore Wind
Coal use likely to rise as growing demand for electricity in developing countries
‘Green Energy’ Is Overblown Hot Air
Hydro-Quebec Gears Up For Political Battle Over Proposed Maine Transmission Line
Bloomberg calls for closing all US coal-fired power plants
Converting coal plants to biomass could fuel climate crisis, scientists warn
India’s Fossil-Fuel-First Policy Unyielding To Paris Climate Deal Pressure
NY Times — Confusing Steam for Methane…
Why Is US (an Energy Powerhouse) Importing Russian LNG?
Oil billionaire schools Elizabeth Warren on energy industry
An upstate NY Town loses a wind energy fight
Why Is US (an Energy Powerhouse) Importing Russian LNG?
Oil billionaire schools Elizabeth Warren on energy industry
Can NY build renewables fast enough to comply with renewable targets? No.

Global Warming—Madrid (COP 25):
Madrid Climate Conference Ends in Failure
Global Climate Income Transfer Scheme Doesn’t Go Well
COP 25: Climate Alarmists wage a war of words, but where’s the beef?
COP 25: Paris Accord destroyed
COP 25 Official Report
UN’s Climate Change Strategy is a Wealth Confiscation Game
Dems wasted taxpayer money at the Madrid climate conference
COP 25: Funny stuff behind the curtain in Madrid

Global Warming and Greta:
Greta ‘Ignored’ By World Leaders, Admits Protests Have Achieved ‘Nothing’
Greta wins TIME Person of the Year: It’s a symptom of a sick & confused world
Greta Thunberg Is the Perfect Hero for an Unserious Time
750 Billion Reasons Why Goldman Is Rooting For Greta Thunberg’s Success
Surprise! Greta reveals cameras were rolling from day one of her ‘viral’ rise
This Anti-Globalist, Pro-Family Swedish Teenager Is The Anti-Greta
Greta (and handlers): Why We Strike Again
From Hitler and Stalin to Greta — Time Loves to Celebrate Totalitarian Icons
Greta Thunberg Is TIME’s Person Of The Year. Here’s Why
Greta Expectations, Great Flop: UN Climate Ritual Ends According to Plan
Prestigious Science Journal Names Greta To Top 10 Most Influential List

Manmade Global Warming (other):
100 scientific papers: CO2 has minuscule effect on climate
Toxic climate propaganda is poisoning US public policy
Report: Climate Truth File 2020
Exxon Wins Against NY’s Hypocritical Legal Lunacy
Memo to the Media: Don’t Use Bad Words!
Short video: Michael Moore and Me
How Wrong Can One Article Be?
EU states reject green finance law in setback for climate goals
“Emmas” to be annual celebration of achievement in world-leading eco-hypocrisy
Video: Climate Strikers Need to Watch This
Exxon Mobil Beats NY’s Climate-Change Lawsuit
The EU’s Green Misdeal
Europe’s Green Deal on climate change failed its first test
The scaremongers’ favorite doomsday climate scenario is in trouble
Ten Years ago Gore Predicted the North Pole Would be Ice Free in Five Years
Dr. Spencer: 2019 the Third Least-Chilly in the Satellite Temperature Record
New Climate Change Book: Rockefeller — Controlling the Game
Pseudo-Science Polling Gives Global Warmists What They Paid For
People Would Rather Be Drowned By Tsunami Than Be Lectured By Climate Activists
Short video: Greenpeace – Saving the World or Driving Us Crazy?
What is UNPRI?
Dutch Court: People have fundamental right to be protected from climate change
Study: Understanding Planetary Surface Temperatures Using Kinetic Theory
The Grotesque Face of Global Warming Advocacy Today
Archive: Evidence Proves That CO2 Is Not A Greenhouse Gas

Education Related:
How Secularism Fuels Campus Outrage
Social Justice Education in America
How Medical Schools Are Polarizing Tomorrow’s Doctors
Seattle Public Schools Will Start Teaching That Math Is Oppressive
Good Book: Restoring the Promise Higher Education in America
DeVos’s Useful Reform in Federal Student Financial Aid
Homeschool Laws in all 50 US States
The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

US Politics and Related:
President Trump Video Clips: Nothing is more Powerful than God
Video: Barr Criticizes Inspector General Report On The Russia Investigation
President Trump’s Letter to Nancy Pelosi, regarding Impeachment
FISA court slams FBI over surveillance applications
Court rules that Obamacare’s individual mandate is unconstitutional
US Spending Deal Buoys Science Agency Budgets
UK election sends ‘catastrophic warning’ to 2020 US Dems
Should Politicians in the Wealthy West Promote Abortion in Poor Countries?
Video: Interview of Mollie Hemingway regarding the Russian Collusion Matter
Young Conservatives Balk at GOP Climate Change Stance
They’re called “The Infantile Left” For a Reason!

Science and Miscellaneous Matters:
We’ve just had the best decade in human history. Seriously
Science And The West: Then And Now
The Internet is 50 Years Old. Will we Survive the Next 50 Years?
Video: How Deep-fakes Undermine Truth and Threaten Democracy
The Rise and Fall of CELDF
Important EPA Advisory Letter on Pollution Regulations
The Subconscious and Climate Change
Time and Truth Are on the Same Side!
To err is human – is that why we fear machines that can be made to err less?
Therapy now offered for “Climate Anxiety”
Trump Picks Sethuraman Panchanathan as Next NSF Director


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Thank you for your support.

John Droz, Jr.

Physicist and Environmental Advocate

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