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Study: If You Want To Go Green, Stick With Fossil Fuels

September 21, 2022 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ “Contrary to the claims of proponents of the Green New Deal and Net Zero, fossil fuels are the greenest fuels. First, uniquely among energy sources, fossil fuel use emits CO2, which is the ultimate source of the elemental building block, carbon, found in all carbon-based life, i.e., almost all life […]

Cheetahs To Return To India In New Conservation Effort

August 19, 2022 by

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By Adam Houser ~ Cheetahs are known for being fast. Unfortunately, cheetahs also quickly disappeared from India, as they have been extinct in the country for about 70 years. Now, however, conservationists are pursuing an aggressive campaign to reintroduce cheetahs from Africa back into India. Their first destination: India’s Kuno National Park. 16 cheetahs will […]

The Black Hole Of Environmental Impact Assessment

August 7, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Despite lots of talk about streamlining NEPA, this cannot actually be done. Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of large projects takes a long time for two inescapable reasons. First, nature is a complex system. Second, science takes time. The result is what I call the Black Hole of environmental impact assessment […]

Threat To Endangered Whales Gets LOUDER

July 27, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The Virginia wind-versus-whales story has taken a turn for the worse. Worse for the severely endangered Right Whales that is. My research has found what may be some really bad news. Meet Tethys. Not the real Tethys, the mythical Greek titaness of the sea, but DOE’s center for reporting research […]

Virginia’s Offshore Wind Proposal Threatens Endangered Whales

July 14, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The massive offshore wind (OSW) project proposed by Dominion Energy may pose a serious threat to the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale population. A comprehensive environmental impact assessment is required to determine the extent of this threat and the mitigation it might require. The same is true for the other […]

CO2 Important For Human Health: Who Knew? Scientists – Part Two

June 28, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ I believe this topic is so important that I will make it a bit personal at least anecdotally from my experience. I am sure exceptional health which has followed me for 85 years till the China virus interfered for a few weeks, has been the result of a great deal […]

Who Knew CO2 Was Vital To Human Health? Scientists – Part One

June 21, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ In 1904 Christian Bohr, a Danish biochemist discovered that carbon dioxide facilitates the release of oxygen (O2) to our cells. Oxygen is carried through our body by the hemoglobin in our red blood cells. Bohr discovered carbon dioxide acts as a a catalyst for hemoglobin to release its oxygen for […]

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 […]