Energy And Environmental Newsletter – January 20th 2020

Posted on Tue 01/21/2020 by


John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr ~

This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz.

Greed Energy Economics:
Special interest groups vow to continue push for energy credits
Wind Energy Lobbyists Still Beating Solar Lobbyists in DC
NY Energy Bill from Cuomo to Consumers Could Top $47 Billion!
A Decade of Wind Energy Subsidies
In UK ~$900 Million (US) spent to shut off wind turbines
Reform USAID energy aid policies now!
A reflection on the cost of reducing emissions in Ontario’s electricity system
Another Expensive Solar Scheme Bites the Dust
This $1 Billion Solar Plant Is an Obsolete, Expensive Flop
The feds bet $737 million on a salt tower for solar power. Guess what happened?

Renewable Energy—Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
50,000 Tons Of Non-Recyclable Wind Turbine Blades Dumped In The Landfill
Government official: Germans who live near wind turbines be compensated
Wind Turbines could be final nail in coffin for seabirds
Essex Solar (VA) agrees to pay a $245,000 fine for water violations

Nuclear Energy:
US Congress approves Historic Funding for Nuclear
Federal setbacks to nuclear energy will harm climate
Nuclear in 2020: a global look ahead
I Simply Want Much More Nuclear Power

Natural Gas Energy:
Europe’s Green Energy Policy Is A Complete & Utter Mess
How The US Shale Revolution Changed The Face Of Geopolitics
The Fracking Decade
How fracking changed America forever
Natural Gas Does A Lot More Than Just Reduce CO2; It Saves Lives!
Changes in US Natural Gas Reserves
The World’s Next Energy Bonanza

Miscellaneous Energy News:
NEPA climate overhaul could unleash energy projects
Progressive Eco-Group Admits It: Renewable Energy is a Hoax
In 2018 Minnesota Had More Wind and Solar than Ever, But CO2 Emissions Went Up
Report: The Commoditization of Electricity
New NY Town Board replaced existing weak wind law with a more protective one
Short Good Video: Energy 101 — Energy Density
Completely unsustainable’: How data demands take a toll on the environment
Foreign Agents Funded by the Rockefellers Attack Our Energy Security
The Tragedy of Germany’s Energy Experiment
Hot Air on Energy
Short Video: Riot Fuel
Taking a cue from plants, new chemical approach converts CO2 to valuable fuel
Smart Grids to Manage Two Thirds of Global Power Networks by 2050
Six ND wind projects miss deadline for new lighting systems
NJ Governor Signs Foolish Offshore Wind Order
Discussion of Residential Ground Source Heat Pumps
Last planned Vermont wind project: cancelled

Manmade Global Warming:
Climate Expert Shreds AOC & Greta Claims In Congressional Testimony
Excellent video debunking the 97% scientists AGW claims
What 50 Years Of Global Hurricane Landfall Data Teaches Us About Climate Change
Archive: The Assault on Science
Climate alarmists have abandoned scientific method
Mark Mathis Is 100% Correct: Too Much of Climate Science Isn’t
2020 is the year we storm the green barricades
Short video: NASA Confirms Their Own Climate “Conspiracy Theory”
Short video: NASA NOAA 2019 Global Data shows US Temps Fall Dramatically
What the global warming advocates really have in mind
Global Warming Theology Is the Enemy of Climate Science and Reason
Thank God for tide gauges
US Pentagon predicted climate-change catastrophe by 2020
Green New Dealers Can Agree: No Climate Armageddon
Eye-popping video exposes brazen junk science by federal climate assessment program
Study: Cogent and irrefutable reasons why CO2 cannot warm the Earth
Russia announces plans to adapt due to climate change
Stratospheric polar vortex reaches coldest temperature in 40 years
Greta Thunberg Is a Joke
Short video: CO2 Emissions, Fossil Fuel Use and Human Longevity
German Greens: Use Climate Emergency Declarations to Jail Deniers
Archive: The New Politics Of Climate Change: No Space For Deniers
Study: Sun, not CO2, controls global temperature
The Ocean Warms By A Whole Little

Education Related:
In the global classroom, ‘American’ is for average
Loosening Social Justice’s Iron Grip on Academia
Global climate may improve, but academic gloom seems here to stay
Teachers Union wants climate based social revolution taught in English classes
Russell Kirk on Higher Education
How Technology Companies Control Minds Through Smart Phone Addiction

US Politics and Related:
How Do Civil Wars Happen?
Greta Thunberg: A Living Explanation Of The Left
No Bureaucratic Drainage in the Washington Swamp
NY Times Continues Campaign Against Trump Administration
US Presidential Election: for the first time, climate is a top priority
The High Cost of Good Intentions (US Federal Entitlement Programs)
How the predictions of a defector KGB agent in the ’80’s have taken root in the US
How To Stem the Tide of Socialism
Why CNN Settlement in Libel Case Is a Big Deal
Quotations from Thomas Sowell – one of the greatest living economists
Video: Margaret Thatcher — The Woman Who Saved Great Britain
The World’s a Better Place with Soleimani Gone
Information about the Drone that took out the Iranian General
Impeachment: Dems are Crazy — Like a Fox…
FISA Court Judge May Have Falsified His Senate Ethics Disclosures
The Economic Benefits of Improved Infrastructure Permitting
Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review Process for Infrastructure
Obama Officials Advising Iran?
Video: Special Middle East Update
Five States Face Federal Lawsuit Over Inaccurate Voter Registrations
9th Circuit Court Deals Brutal Blow To Teens Who Sued Trump Over Climate Change

Science and Miscellaneous Matters:
Short Video: What is “Fair”?
EPA’s Science Blowout
EPA at 50: Progress for a Stronger Future
Pessimism isn’t warranted. If you take the long view, the world is getting better
Scientific Misconduct At James Cook University Confirms My Worst Fears
Jo Nova analyzes Australian fires
The Greens: cashing in on death and destruction
Ted Talk: Wireless Data from Every Lightbulb?
When public business is done behind closed doors
How NYS authorities keep costs off-budget


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Thank you for your support.

John Droz, Jr.

Physicist and Environmental Advocate

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