Energy And Environmental Newsletter – April 20th 2020

Posted on Tue 04/21/2020 by


John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr ~

This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz.


Latest version: A Summary of Suggestions and Commentary on COVID-19


Greed Energy Economics:

EU carbon market collapses

EU Urged to Put Economic Survival Ahead of Green Deal

Goodbye Renewable Energy. Hello Cheap Fossil Fuels

How much subsidy do EVs need to be competitive?

Comparison of NE, VT, Hydro-Quebec Electricity and CO2

Beyond the Blinders: Economic Progress in the Age of Radical Environmentalism

Pelosi steps back on infrastructure push as renewables industry vies for aid

Virus response excludes climate. Get used to it

Solar Energy:

Solar power growth was strong before coronavirus hit. Now demand is plummeting

Archive: Wind & solar are not “intermittent”; they are unreliable, unpredictable, uncontrollable and worthless

Nuclear Energy:

Nuclear fusion: pitch for pilot power plant in U.S.

Next-Gen Nuclear Power

A pandemic is the wrong time to shut down NYC’s top source of electricity

A good website trying to protect Indian Point nuclear facilities in NYS

Oil & Natural Gas Energy:

Russia Salivating To Become The World’s Biggest Oil Producer

Oil-Market Central Planning: Not Just for Socialists Anymore

The strategic petroleum reserve and the fallacies of ‘embargo’ thinking.

Don’t Cheer if Virus Ends Small, Independent Oil

How The U.S. Can Retain Its Energy Dominance

World’s first floating wind powered offshore oil project gets government go-ahead

NYS Energy:

Even Facing a Pandemic, NYS Remains in the Grip of the Green Movement

The Absolute and Amazing Futility of New York Energy Policy

New NYS renewable energy siting act voted into law with some changes

NYS Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act

NYS Pitches Renewable Energy For COVID-19 Recovery

Indian Point Closure Puts Empire State Up Against A Wall of Natural Gas

Miscellaneous Energy News:

We Must Not Let Green Extremists Exploit the Corona Crisis

FERC Denies Rehearings on PJM Capacity Orders

Will China build more Coal to stimulate the economy?

Green New Deal goes viral, and fails

America must take steps now to sustain its energy dominance

Report: Nevada’s Renewable Energy Delusion

Fishermen seek delay in Gulf of Maine offshore wind planning

An open letter from Canada’s clean energy sector

Manmade Global Warming — Conservatives Being Fooled:

A Critique of the House Republican Climate Policy Proposals

The ‘Eco-Right’ — Global Warming Fanaticism in a Conservative Wrapper

The Growing Eco-Right Presence at CPAC

Big Green Continues to Beguile Young Republicans

Faulty Computer Models — Climate Change and COVID-19:

Inaccurate Models Are Panicking Officials into Ill-Advised Lockdowns

Fauci-Birx Climate Models?

Computer Modeling: ‘Uncertainty is the only certainty’

Climate Models and COVID-19 Models

America Can’t Afford to Wait on Projections, Models

Modeling COVID-19 and the Lies of Multiculturalism

Manmade Global Warming—Miscellaneous:

Have We Won?

‘Trust the Experts on Coronavirus/Climate’. Sure. Which Experts?

The crisis exposes the hollow fantasies of Greta and Extinction Rebellion

Study: Eastern Mediterranean summer temperatures since 730

Equal Global Warming, 1900 to 1950 versus 1950 to 2018

Climate Change Is Important, but Calls for Philanthropy to Do More, Ring Hollow

NASA fights campaign to remove 97% climate-change claim

Report: The next solar cycle and why it matters for climate

Heartland’s new collection of short “Climate at a Glance” papers

Rhode Island Climate Lawsuit Was Always About the Money

Pope says coronavirus could be ‘nature’s response’ to climate change (!!!)

Education Related:

Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: UNC BOG Hastily Enacts New Admissions Policy

A Radical Pseudo-historian Meets His Match

Make American Colleges Grade Again!

The 3% Project: The Climate Mobilization of Canadian Youth

US Politics and Socialism:

On Computer Models, Socialism, And Other Garbage

Oligarchy and Pestilence

Gavin Newsom – Stirs up Trouble, Declares CA “Nation-State”

Short video: Why Are So Many Americans in Prison?

Short video: Never let America become a socialist country

Other US Politics and Related:

Building American Institutions during a Cultural Crisis

U.S. government gave $3.7 million grant to Wuhan virus lab

Senator Marco Rubio Speaks on U.S. – China Relationship in Senate Floor Speech

Is America a Roaring Giant or a Crying Baby?

Science and Miscellaneous Matters:

The Dangers of Isopropyl Alcohol

Richard Weaver, the Coronavirus, and the Strenuous Life

The WHO, China, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Trump Is Right about the WHO

Cardinal Pell vs Australian Media: the High Court’s knock-out


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Thank you for your support.

John Droz, Jr.

Physicist and Environmental Advocate

Fellow: American Tradition Institute (

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