Browsing All Posts filed under »Environmental Advocates«

How Palm Trees Reduce Hurricane Damage And Generate Income For The Poor

April 28, 2021 by

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By Vijay Raj Jayaraj ~ Growing up near the lush green tropical forests of India, I’ve always had a fascination for people’s ability to use their surrounding ecosystem in beneficial ways. In academia, we call it as Ecosystem Services, i.e., an essential service that an ecosystem can offer to communities. There are a number of […]

Idaho Mine Could Bring Back Salmon And Jobs

October 23, 2020 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Who could possibly object to a project that will boost local employment, clean up waste left over from a bygone era of mining, and reduce America’s dangerous dependence on China for critical minerals? The proposed Stibnite Gold Project in Idaho is unique in that it not only promises to supply […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – March 23rd 2020

March 25, 2020 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Europe’s Green Suicide: Eleven Million Jobs At Risk From EU Green Deal The Government’s energy policy could cripple global Britain 3± million seniors turn off heating as ‘they cannot afford energy bills’ Are wind farms better in […]

Prescribed Burns, Thinning Helps Forests Tackle Wildfires

March 8, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ To burn, or not to burn. That is the question. For a number of years, environmentalists and forest management experts have debated over the wisdom of administering tree thinning and “prescribed burns” to attempt to lessen the impacts of catastrophic wildfires in our wilderness areas. Such thinning is typically […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – February 3rd 2020

February 4, 2020 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: FERC Orders PJM to Expand Minimum Offer Price Rule Another perspective on the important FERC ruling Intermittent & Unreliable Wind & Solar The Greatest Subsidy Scam In History The Evolution of Electricity Rates Mnuchin: Greta should study […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – January 20th 2020

January 21, 2020 by

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By 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 […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – January 6th 2020

January 7, 2020 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: The world is investing less in renewable energy Big Green Lobbies to Steal from the Poor and Give to the Rich Climate alarmist banks go carbon-colonialist Video: What the Divestment Movement Doesn’t Understand Falmouth (MA) Turns Climate […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – December 23rd 2019

December 24, 2019 by

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By 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 […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – December 9th 2019

December 10, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Another Round of Energy Pork With climate change Science and Economics should be paramount MIT: Too much wind and solar raises power system costs. Nuclear is the solution Ontario saves $500± Million by dumping wind turbines Why […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – November 25th 2019

November 26, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Short video: True Costs of Renewables – the Texas Lesson When wind turbines die, the problems are just beginning 10 Times the Wind Industry Claimed it Supported Ending Its Tax Credits The NY Governor’s well paid wind-power […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – November 11th 2019

November 12, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Everything You Hear About Billion-Dollar Disasters Is Wrong Wind turbines don’t lead to a windfall Perpetual Infants: $100 Billion in Subsidies and US Wind & Solar Want More US wind seeking ‘tax policy parity’ with solar NY […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – October 28th 2019

October 29, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: After $100+ Billion in subsidies, U.S. wind industry demands more Full cost of living impact of renewables subsidies revealed Math is Hard for the Green-Minded Bill Gates: Fossil Fuel Divestment has “Zero” Climate Impact Report: Wind Industry […]

Breathe Free: Capitalism Helps Protect The Environment

October 23, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ A recent Rasmussen poll found 20% of voters feel we should eliminate capitalism to protect the environment. That’s like saying we should eliminate teachers to improve education. Truth be told, capitalism has helped cleanse our planet—improving living standards while protecting the environment. Rather than eliminate capitalism, policymakers need to unleash it. […]

Energy From Plastic Is A Win-Win

October 15, 2019 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Two promising developments have been underway regarding plastics. The first is the sophisticated effort to remove plastic litter from the oceans.  The second is the promising technological ability to convert used plastic to energy. Success in these areas will mean a cleaner planet and a more efficient use of energy in […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – October 14th 2019

October 15, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: It Costs $532,000± to Decommission A Single Wind Turbine In a “Reversal” Wind Power Industry Wants More U.S. Tax Credits Dr. Fritz Vahrenholt: Let’s Not Commit Economic Suicide The Economic Viability of Gas-To-Liquids Technology Negotiation puts wind […]

Hunting The “White Whale” Of Ocean Plastic Clean Up

October 10, 2019 by

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By Adam Houser ~ In the literary classic, Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is desperately searching for the “white whale” that maimed him during a previous nautical voyage. The novel is such a staple of American culture that the phrase “white whale” has come to refer to anything that has eluded a person or group for […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – September 30th 2019

October 1, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Climate and the Money Trail Climate change: the Hoax that Costs Us $4 Billion a Day Germany On Economic Suicide Watch US Wind Developers Rush to Secure Tax Credits The Electric Vehicle Free Lunch is Coming to […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – September 16th 2019

September 17, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: How AWEA misrepresents the cost of wind energy California raises the caution flag on ‘green jobs’ Sometimes, a greener grid means a 40,000% spike in power prices McKinsey Report: Renewables Threaten German Economy & Energy Supply 2018 […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – August 29th 2019

September 3, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: China has slashed clean energy funding by 39%, leading a global decline China switches $1B in ‘green’ finance to coal projects in first half of the year The Misanthropic Bankers Behind the Green New Deal How Elon […]

Relief At Last From The Misdirected Endangered Species Act

August 19, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ From 1968 to 1971 this author worked to establish a new agency of the Federal Government to protect our nations water supplies, our agricultural lands, our air quality, its waste disposal protocols, our surface and deep mining, our use of chemicals in the environment and everything else that could threaten […]

How To Solve Algal Blooms? Tech And Property Rights

May 18, 2019 by

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By Adam Houser ~ We’ve all been there – you and your friends or family are enjoying a beautiful day on the lake, fishing, boating, or swimming. Then a smell that seems like it could only come from the world’s largest porta potty comes wafting in. No, it’s not from your buddy Jim, despite the […]

Ralph Lauren: Turning Plastic Bottles Into Polo?

April 28, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ When it comes to clothing, most people prefer the look and feel of cotton or wool instead of polyester made from plastic. But the Ralph Lauren Company is looking to change that trend. In a press release last Thursday, Ralph Lauren declared it is reimagining its legendary polo shirt […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – April 8th 2019

April 9, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. President Trump caused quite a stir in a recent speech when he said that wind turbine noise could cause cancer. Of course the press immediately attacked him as being ignorant, dishonest, anti-wind, etc.  Since I wasn’t sure about the facts, […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – March 25th 2019

March 26, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: NY Turbine Leaseholders hit with Liens for Wind Developer’s Unpaid Bills Wind & solar are always ruinously expensive President Trump Seeking Major Cuts to Renewable Subsidies The Costs of Decarbonization… Green Tyranny Leaves EU Households, Economy in […]